Alicia Silverstone Tells Son, 8½, 'No Thank You' as a Form of 'Reprimanding'
'I Respect Him'
Editor / January 15 2020
Hollywood actress Alicia Silverstone has opened up and shared her controversial parenting techniques.
Alicia is mum so son Bear Blu aged 8 1/2.
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Alicia who is best known for her role as Cher in smash hit film "Clueless", has shared that she and son Bear have a mutual "respect" for each other.
Silverstone believes that her eight-year-old son Bear is so well behaved because they live such a "healthy lifestyle" and she meets all of his needs.
Speaking to People, she said: "Because of the healthy lifestyle that we lead, he didn't go through terrible twos and terrible threes. There wasn't really much of that. When you're really meeting their needs, and you really understand what they want and need ... I didn't find any of that. There [have been] moments where there were things we had to redirect and correct, of course, but it just wasn't the fight that you hear about. ... The most I have to say is, 'No thank you, Bear.' And he goes, 'Okay.' ... That's my reprimanding. And he's got it."
Alicia raises Bear - whom she has with her ex-husband Christopher Jarecki - on a strict vegan diet but she has insisted he isn't a fussy eater.
She said previously: "I'm imagining that doesn't count as a picky eater. He eats kale pretty much almost every day. And he eats bok choy, and he eats cabbage and he has brown rice and quinoa."
Michelle Connolly has worked as a photo director, social media manager and photo editor at some of Australia's biggest media companies, including New Idea. She is now editor of Practical Parenting and loving mum-of-two.