Kate Bosworth’s advice to her step-daughter is relevant to all millennials

'I’m reminded of how angst-ridden and horrifying that decade is'

From the editors of InStyle US
Words by Alexandra Whittaker

Being in your early 20s can be scary at times, and boy does Kate Bosworth know it. The actress-turned-producer is a step-parent to her husband Michael Polish’s 20-year-old daughter Jasper, and her focus is firmly on helping her navigate the age.

Bosworth covers Who What Wear‘s fall issue this month, and she opened up about what it’s like to be a step-parent to a new young adult.

‘My stepdaughter is just entering her 20s, and I’m reminded of how angst-ridden and horrifying that decade is,’ she said. ‘It’s a lot of fun but also just riddled with anxiety. I don’t have many regrets, but I do feel like I learned a lot from that decade and have implemented those lessons into my 30s.’

One key takeaway she noted was the importance of ‘seeking counsel and advice from women with more experience.’

Earlier this year, Kate revealed that she is very keen to have children of her own in the future, hoping to welcome a new addition to her family with Jasper and husband Michael, who she married in 2013.

After seeing her advice to Jasper, we have no doubt that she will be an incredible mother.

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