Liv Tyler opens up to Cookie magazine about motherhood. - Pamela Hanson/Cookie
In thelatest issue of Cookie magazine (available on newsstands now), the actressopens up about motherhood and the superhuman stamina that parenting canrequire, as well as what she has learned from her own unconventional childhood.(If being the daughter of model Bebe Buell and Aerosmith's Steven Tyler wasn'twacky enough, until the age of 9 she believed that musician Todd Rundgren washer dad!) "I'm still working through my issues, which I always will be," sheconfesses to Cookie. Issues or not, they didn't stop Liv from realizing herdream of having a child.
Liv loves being a mom to Milo. - Jackson Lee/Splash News
But beforeMilo heads to Hollywood,the native New Yorker wants her little boy to experience life outside of thebig city. "I'd love for [Milo] to have petsand chickens to take care of," she notes. "And I want to give him all the toolsto be the best man he can be. For me, so much of that has to do with being innature and really using your hands when you're a kid."
Unfortunately,Liv recently separated from her husband of five years, British rocker RoystonLangdon, but the two "remain good friends and devoted parents to their son Milo."
Read moreof Liv's interview, or pick up the June/July issue of Cookie onnewsstands now.
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