She's not a bad mom, she's a regular mom.

By Hollee Actman Becker
July 14, 2016
Credit: Helga Esteb/Shutterstock

We've all had those days when we've felt like a bad mother. Just ask Mila Kunis. The actress and expectant mama-of-two—who happens to be starring in the highly anticipated Bad Moms movie out later this month—recently copped to the biggest Bad Mom Moment she's had with 21-month-old daughter Wyatt.


Here's how it all went down. Kunis was taking a two-hour road trip with her mini me to go visit husband Ashton Kutcher at work. And so like most new moms intent on avoiding a major snafu, the actress got her prep work on big time.

"You have to pack all this stuff up in anticipation of everything going horribly wrong with the first baby," she explained to Babble. "And I was like, 'I did it.' I put her in the car. Like, I high-five myself. [As] I'm driving down the 101, I was like 'Oh my God, I'm doing really good today.'"

Don't you just love those times when everything seems to fall perfectly into place? Of course as a parent, you're always waiting for the other shoe to drop. And that's exactly what happened when Kunis looked in the rearview mirror and realized Wyatt wasn't strapped in.

"I was like, oh, f*ck me," Kunis said. "And I'm on the 101, and she's just like blah, like fine in her car seat, nothing, no strap whatsoever. And I think I just turned white."

Kunis pulled over and remedied the situation right away. But clearly the incident has stayed with her, as it's an important reminder that sometimes parents mess up. We've all done it—and it's just really refreshing to see Kunis come clean about it.

Her mistake doesn't make her a bad mom. It just makes her a real one.

What's your biggest parenting fail? Confess away in the comments.

Hollee Actman Becker is a freelance writer, blogger, and a mom. Check out her website for more, and then follow her on Twitter at @holleewoodworld.

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