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Kate Hudson: I don't mind being an 'OK mom'

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Kate Hudson: I don't mind being an 'OK mom'

Kate Hudson is "doing the best she can" as a mother.

The 'Almost Famous' star - who has Ryder, 12, with her ex-husband Chris Robinson and five-year-old son Bingham with her former fiancé Matt Bellamy - insists she isn't worried about being the "OK mom" because she knows she's doing all she can.

She told the new issue of Marie Claire magazine: "I don't try to sugarcoat things. I'll say, 'I'm doing the best I can.' I like cooking, I like presenting.

"I like it to be an experience and [my kids] help me with it, but if they want something after that, I'll be like, 'Look, I'm placing a meal out for you like a king. I can't do everything. I'm going to have to be the OK mom.'"

Meanwhile, the 37-year-old actress previously admitted she is "surprisingly strict" when it comes to her children.

She said: "I'm surprisingly strict sometimes but pretty easygoing when it comes to TV stuff, video games ... I'm really more about how they're treating people, politeness and manners. I'm a good pointer. I point - you go there, you do this - I have to go do that. I'm doing an okay job, my kids are happy."

However, she can sometimes be a bit of a "wild mom".

She added: "I was really young, like, 23, when I had Ryder. So, our relationship has always been [a little unusual]. I mean, we're close, and I am his mom. I'm big on manners. I'm big on politeness. I'm big on gratitude. But I'm a bit of a wild mom ...

"Some days I feel like I should win best mom of the day award, and some days I find myself doing strange things that don't have any real purpose, in faraway corners in my house, and I realise I am literally and deliberately hiding from my children ... [But] I wouldn't be the best mom I could be if I didn't follow my creative endeavours. I would feel an emptiness that would be felt in our home. So a stay-at-home mom will never be my life and that will never be my kids' experience of me."