Celebrity Parents Nicole Kidman's Kids Don't Have Phones or Instagram: 'I Try to Keep Some Sort of Boundaries' Nicole Kidman posed for Vanity Fair and opened up about one policy she has in place for her daughters that might make them not her biggest fan at times By Jen Juneau Jen Juneau Twitter Jen Juneau is a digital news writer for PEOPLE. A '90s teen and horror film connoisseur, she started at the brand in 2016, after a decade of working as a technical writer and then moonlighting as a journalist beginning in 2013. Originally from New Orleans, Jen grew up both in NOLA and Florida and eventually attended the University of Central Florida in Orlando (still her home base!), where she earned a bachelor's in English/technical communication, with a minor in magazine journalism. People Editorial Guidelines Published on April 23, 2019 12:46 PM Share Tweet Pin Email Nicole Kidman is doing what she thinks is best to keep her girls grounded. The Big Little Lies star posed for the May 2019 cover of Vanity Fair and opened up to the magazine about one policy she has in place for her two daughters with husband Keith Urban — 8-year-old Faith Margaret and her big sister Sunday Rose, 10 — that might make them not her biggest fan at times. “They don’t have a phone and I don’t allow them to have an Instagram,” Kidman, 51, tells the magazine, explaining of her logic behind the decision, “I try to keep some sort of boundaries.” She also has a sweet anecdote about her two children with ex-husband Tom Cruise: son Connor, 24, and daughter Isabella, 26, whom she shares live in Miami and “just outside London” now, respectively. “You know, [Bella] really feels more English. We lived there for Eyes Wide Shut, Mission Impossible and The Portrait of a Lady,” Kidman says. “They both had English accents when they were little.” Want all the latest pregnancy and birth announcements, plus celebrity mom blogs? Click here to get those and more in the PEOPLE Parents newsletter. Keith Urban and Nicole Kidman’s daughters. Keith Urban/Instagram Nicole Kidman on the cover of Vanity Fair‘s May 2019 issue. Collier Schorr for Vanity Fair Nicole Kidman Reveals Her Daughters Will Have a Cameo in Big Little Lies‘ Second Season Kidman’s daughters are both musical, like their dad. Faith plays violin, she tells Vanity Fair, while Sunday plays piano — and is interested in filmmaking, like her mother. But that doesn’t mean the actress is pushing her girls into her profession — and even if she would, it might not make a difference. As she explains, “You can’t really get kids into anything, I’ve realized. You can push them a bit, but motivation is a really hard thing.” “I mean, nobody motivated me to be an actor; if anything they tried to deter me,” Kidman adds. Nicole Kidman. RELATED VIDEO: Nicole Kidman Related to Her Destroyer Character Wanting a “Better Life” for Her Daughter Boundaries in regards to social media is only one of the lessons Kidman strives to instill in her children. In the first season of Big Little Lies, her character Celeste is a victim of physical abuse — and she tells Vanity Fair that she has begun broaching similar subjects with her older daughter. “I was talking to Sunday about there being little girls in different parts of this world who don’t own their bodies,” Kidman says. “A man owns their body. Her eyes were like, ‘What?’ ” “We’re trying to educate about those things. But it’s giving the information gently, and then guiding,” she shares. Big Little Lies season 2 premieres June 9 on HBO.