A Beautiful Mother-Daughter Duo: Kate Hudson and Goldie Hawn's Cutest Quotes About Each Other
The cover stars of PEOPLE's Beautiful Issue are the best mother-daughter duo in show business
Goldie Says She "Can't Imagine Life" Without Kate
She wrote on Instagram in honor of Kate's 41st birthday, “I love you deeply and can’t imagine my life without you. You entered this world wide eyed and ready to roll. And look at you now! I’m so proud! ❤️❤️❤️”
Goldie's So Proud of Kate
“We hope our children will amplify the best part of us. I’m proud of my daughter. She has become a spokesperson herself for children’s wellness, for happiness, all the things that she grew up with,” Hawn told PEOPLE.
Goldie Says They "Share Everything"
“A mother-daughter bond is very different,” Hawn told PEOPLE. “When I had Wyatt — my third, Kurt’s and mine — [Kate] came to the hospital. She was 7, and she came up to me: ‘Mommy, I’m so happy I’m your only girl.’ I said, ‘I’m so happy too, honey.’ As we grow older together, I can’t express the amount of love, joy, laughter, sadness we share. She understands me, I understand her. We’re girls. We share everything. She’s, like, the greatest.”
Kate Says That They Talk All the Time
"I pretty much talk to her every day. I can't really go a week. I've gone a week, but it's super rare," Hudson told POPSUGAR of her relationship with her mom.
Goldie's Thoughts on Mother-Daughter Relationships
In an interview with Oprah Winfrey, Hawn told the mogul, "We as mothers have to be able to not just pass the baton, but to be able to give free reign for your daughter to grow, to make mistakes. Doesn’t mean they’re not watched. But it means that they’re honored."
"Just be there. You don’t always have to power over. I believe that this is one of the most important things as a parent you can do ... to let go, in times, so these children can formulate their own identity."
Kate Says Her Mom Taught Her How to Co-Parent Like a Boss
When Hudson appeared on the Divorce Sucks! podcast, she told listeners that her mom is the reason she is so great at co-parenting.
"I think the one thing that I learned from my mom is that no matter what you’re feeling and no matter what — when I see my friends talking s--- about their ex-spouses in front of their kids, I get so upset because they don’t recognize how much that affects their child and how resentful their child will become of them. No matter what, I never heard a bad word about my father.”
Kate Knows She Got It from Her Mama (and She Likes It That Way)
Hudson has no problem when people compare her to her mother: “I have zero problems when people say, ‘God, you look like your mother.’ I go, ‘Well, great! Thanks!' ”
Kate on Growing Up in Hollywood
Kate says that her parents tried to teach responsibility. She told Harper's Bazaar, "My mom wasn't a big shopper for us. I think [she and Kurt Russell] wanted to instill that in us even though we grew up in a really privileged and lucky lifestyle."
Kate Spills Her Mom's Best Advice About Friendship
Kate shared some of her mom's best advice about friendship with SELF. She said in an interview, "My mom once said something so poignant to me: 'Honor your female friendships, because men can come and go, but when we nurture our relationships with women, they can be forever.' I really believe that. My girlfriends are so important to me. They've been my rock-solid foundation. You have a choice: Support the woman standing next to you or compete with her. But if you compete, you're going to be miserable. Stick with what motivates you and makes you happy."
Kate Says Her Mom Is Her Source of Strength
Kate told PEOPLE of her famous mom, “As much as she means to other people for other reasons, she is literally the life-force for me and my family."
Kate Spills the Best Relationship Advice from Goldie
Hudson told Entertainment Tonight that her mom gave some pretty great relationship advice: "Be true to yourself. When you're connected intimately it's a huge time of growth, so accept what that is and go there even when it's uncomfortable."