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    16 Random Questions About Parenthood With Sarah Michelle Gellar

    Sarah Michelle Gellar (aka Buffy Anne Summers) dropped by our offices to talk about No Kid Hungry, and she stayed to let us grill her about her life as a mom.

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    SMG doesn't just play an ass-kicker on TV.

    In real life, Gellar is a spokesperson for No Kid Hungry, an organization dedicated to ending childhood hunger, starting by providing breakfast in the classroom so all of our children have the fuel they need to learn.

    1. Any funny memories from labor and delivery?

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    "I have advice: Get to the hospital on time. I didn't. I was busy doing drop-off. I got to the hospital at 4:09, and my son was born at 4:15."

    2. On a scale of 1 to 10, what is your Frozen burnout level?

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    "It's a great movie! I could keep watching it; there are plenty of other movies I don't want to watch."

    3. Who handles bedtime, you or Freddie?

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    "Bedtime is very peaceful in our house. [Both kids] get to pick out a story; my daughter is into chapter books right now. It's really kind of a nice time in our house. I think morning time is more chaotic."

    4. Who is the most annoying children's TV character?

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    "Kai-lan from Nihao Kai-lan. I'm convinced she teaches kids HOW to misbehave."

    5. What’s your favorite parenting hack?

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    "I don't know what a hack is."

    6. If you had to give your child a hipster name, what would it be?

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    "I named my child Rocky!"

    7. Want to take our "Is it Pet Food or Baby Food Quiz"?

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    "But...I have a concern about this — baby food should still sort of resemble what it is, and not pet food."

    Of course, the healthy-eating advocate easily aced our quiz.

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    “Oh, good, it’s chicken and broth! I thought it was oatmeal!”

    8. What’s the one thing you wish you knew before you had kids?

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    "I would have done it way sooner."

    9. What baby product could you not live without?

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    "That's not just a baby thing, I couldn't do without sanitizer IN LIFE."

    10. What is more offensive behavior from an expectant father?

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    a) Inviting his mom over to give you mothering advice.

    b) Taking you to a sushi restaurant and doing sake bombs.

    c) Smelling bad.

    "I think, just, you should never smell bad period."

    11. What surprised you most about parenthood?

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    "Not just the love and responsibility that you feel to your own children, but the responsibility you feel toward all children."

    12. What advice would you give to working moms?

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    "We all think we can do everything by ourselves. The most amazing support you can get is from a parenting community. Don't be afraid to ask for help."

    13. To find out the sex or not to find out the sex of your baby?

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    "Although if we have a third, I don't want to find out."

    14. Which food are you most likely to steal from your kid's lunchbox?

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    "It's actually what food is my child most likely to steal from me. My husband and I made the mistake of leaving our very expensive takeout sushi on the counter and the kids ate it. Then my daughter asked for it in her preschool lunch."

    15. Which movie are you least likely to let your kiddos see: Cruel Intentions or I Know What You Did Last Summer?

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    Well played, SMG. Well played.

    16. What do you want people to know about No Kid Hungry?

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    "When I was growing up, we were not incredibly well-off, but my mother always made sure I understood there were people who had less than we did. There's always a way to give back. It's not just monetary. My mom always taught me that there are other ways to raise awareness and to help people that are less fortunate than you."

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