Reese Witherspoon‘s family struggle. It was back in 1991 when she landed a role in Man in the Moon, however her breakout roles in Legally Blonde and romantic comedy Sweet Home Alabama says that it sometimes can be hard juggling the need of her three children. She has children, a fifteen year old daughter called Ava, an eleven year old son called Deacon with ex-husband Ryan Phillippe and two-year-old Tennessee with current spouse Jim Toth. She said that sometimes she is quite surprised on how she copes with her hectic life.
“It’s a wonderful thing to be able to have a great family around you and realise how fortunate I am.
“My husband and I have a beautiful young son and that’s given us so much joy. Sometimes it’s hard to manage everything during the day because you also want to give your older kids as much of your time as you can too.
“Your mind is going in 10 different directions and you think you can’t keep up but somehow you manage.”
Witherspoon is doing some research, The Good Lie’ she visited a Sudanese refugee camp with her daughter Ava, the thirty eight year old actress believes that this trip made a profound affect on her child.
She told Britain’s OK! magazine:
“I hope she gained consciousness, awareness and a feeling of wanting to give back.
“Kids nowadays, we get them all these technologies and access to things that disconnect them. So, as much of the world as you can show them is great.
“Ava’s a wonderful, socially conscious girl but even a kid that reads a million books about a situation doesn’t understand it until they see it themselves.
“She didn’t say a word the whole day. She really didn’t talk about it until a couple of days later. It’s definitely going to affect her for a long time, as it did me as well. It was amazing.”