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Katie Holmes on Cherishing Daughter Suri’s Pre-Teen Years and How She Was Never a Cool Mom

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Katie Holmes is a regular mom — not a “cool mom.”

The 38-year-old Dawson’s Creek alum paid a visit to Today on Wednesday, where she opened up about her preteen daughter Suri — and the fear some parents have of their kids pulling away once they become teenagers.

“You know, she is 11½ and she’s a great girl and she’s doing so well,” Holmes told Today anchor Matt Lauer when asked if she was worried about there being a time “when Mom stops being cool.”

“I’m enjoying this time — I’m not so worried yet about the teenage years,” she added. “I never was cool. So I’ve got nothing to lose. I’m totally ready for this.”

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Of course, Holmes and Suri are incredibly close — with the actress often sharing their adorable mother/daughter moments on social media.

The soon-to-be middle-schooler was also her mom’s mini-me in July, wearing a pretty printed dress and big pink bow while flashing a huge grin as she posed with Holmes and Ben Platt backstage at Broadway’s Dear Evan Hansen.

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Holmes has been candid about her appreciation for raising Suri in the city, telling PEOPLE in 2016, “There is so much at your fingertips.”

“I love [the Museum of Modern Art],” said the star, who regularly shares her love of art on her Instagram account. “We just saw the Picasso exhibit. And the Met, of course. I love the gallery district, the Natural History Museum.”

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Elsewhere in Holmes’ Today interview, the star opened up about her new film Logan Lucky — and why she loves heist movies.

“It’s a fantasy and it takes you on this ride and it’s fun,” she says. “I loved watching Logan Lucky. I felt entertained the entire time and it wasn’t too serious and exactly what we need right now.”

Logan Lucky opens Friday in theaters.