Coronation Street’s Helen Flanagan makes confession to being a parent
The soap actress, who played Rosie Webster on the show, has admitted she needs her own “adulthood” to adjust to life as a single mom.
Flanagan, 32, shares Matilda, seven, Delilah, four, and Charlie, two, with her ex-partner Scott Sinclair.
The couple split last year after 12 years together, with their upbringing going “fairly without drama,” according to the actor.
Helen Flanagan’s co-parenting with Scott Sinclair is ‘fairly drama-free’
Helen spoke to her Instagram Followers on her story: “I fell asleep with the kids last night. So Delilah doesn’t give this thing where she can’t fall asleep without me a chance, she’s just going to scream and scream and scream.”
“I’ve spoken to Scott’s mom and I think we’ll get her into a different routine.”
“Gosh, she’s almost five, but honestly, she won’t go to bed without me. She literally has to sleep right there.” [next to her face].
“Usually I pretend to go to sleep and then when she’s asleep I sneak out of the room.
“Anyway I didn’t, I fell asleep and I fell asleep with my contacts on. Great!”
The actress also recognized that she needs to “unwind” from the pressures of parenthood from time to time.
She shared: “I need my own time as an adult, even if it’s just to look at something I want to watch or like I can talk to my friends. I just have to switch off.”
Speak with The sun Helen commented in the newspaper: “I’m co-parent with Scott. We were together for a long time. So he lives in Bristol with his mum and I live there.” Manchester with the children. I get along really well with Scott’s mother.
“I dated Scott from the ages of 19 to 31, that’s why I get along so well with his mom.”
“Honestly, it makes my life so easy because we spend time together. It’s really beautiful. It’s pretty drama free as I get along really well with her.”
The admission follows news that the I’m A Celeb…South Africa contestant revealed she would “love to” return to the stage in the years to come after leaving the soap opera in 2018.
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