During a vulnerable Instagram Story moment, Hilary opened up about the struggles of juggling mamahood and a demanding career.
Hilary Duff Opens Up About Working Mom Struggles
“Guys, I’m just sitting in my trailer because it’s finally lunch break and I got a message on my phone saying that Banks is in her crib. I just watched her go down for a nap, and it’s so amazing that we have these monitors that we can watch our babies [on] when they’re in their rooms, but it also, like, crushes me that I’m not the one there doing that for her.”
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“Shout out to all the working moms out there, hustling and doing what you can for your family and showing your kids what hard work and strength is,” she said.
“Shout out to the nannies for taking care of our babies when we cannot, for showing them all the love that you do. That’s my little thought for right now. My heart’s hurting a little bit because of my babies and working such long hours.”
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The Younger star is mom to 7-year-old Luca, whom she shares with ex-husband Mike Comrie, and 1-year-old Banks, whom she shares with fiancé Matthew Koma.
“I’m so appreciative to have work and have a job, but man, is it ever hard,” added the actress.
Hang in there, Lizzie! Um, we mean, Hilary!
Katie Nave Freeman is freelance writer, producer, and mama living in Brooklyn, New York. Driven by her passion for storytelling, she is always seeking opportunities to elevate people who are working to better the world around them.