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Rebecca Romijn

Describe your parenting style in one word Vigilant.

  • Song that best describes your parenting experiences to date “Love Rollercoaster.”

  • What's always in your refrigerator Coconut water. It was the only thing that quenched my thirst when I was pregnant.

  • Craziest thing you've done because you were sleep-deprived Stepped into the shower with my nightgown still on. I also once put moisturizer on my toothbrush.

  • Last meal you made for your family Angel-hair spaghetti with chicken and tomato sauce.

  • Favorite book to read to your kids Hand, Hand, Fingers, Thumb.

  • Last thing your girls did that made you laugh Last night one slept in her tutu and the other slept in her rain boots.

  • Behavioral or physical traits you hope your children don't inherit from you Being thumb-suckers in childhood. Being zit-poppers in their teens. Being worrywarts as adults.

  • Trait you hope your kids do inherit A desire to help others. I'm involved with Save the Children's Newborn Child Survival program ( and went to Guatemala to see their efforts.

  • Last parenting decision you regretted Dolly broke out in hives, and I brought her to preschool anyway. They called me almost immediately: “Come get her.”

  • Best piece of parenting advice you ever got My mom told me that you should always give kids choices.