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Jill Wagner: ‘I Just Feel So Lucky to Be a Mom’

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Jill Wagner: ‘I Just Feel So Lucky to Be a Mom’

By Movieguide® Contributor

Actress Jill Wagner recently opened up about her thoughts on motherhood, including how viewing the world through her children’s eyes keeps her young. 

Wagner spoke about her daughter Army, who was born in 2020, and how she is starting to understand what being a mom is. 

“In the last couple weeks she’s really started asking me questions like, ‘So, Grandma Juju is your mom’ — my mom, Judy,” Wagner explained. ”It’s just the joys of being a mom and seeing them grow.”

Her youngest daughter, Daisy, has just started talking and the actress called the milestone “an amazing thing.”

“[It] just such a short amount of time,” Wagner said of her daughters’ childhoods. “I mean really, if you think about it, my stepdaughter Leah, she’s getting ready to be a teenager soon and it seems like the little girl that I once knew is gone.

“And I know what’s going to happen with my girls like that too,” she added. “It just seems like you only have this short amount of time with them that they’re really really yours, you know?”

The Movieguide® Grace Prize® nominee continued, “It’s such a beautiful time. And I don’t know, I just feel so lucky that I get to experience this in my lifetime because I didn’t know if I was going to…because I had my kids late in life.”

Wagner spoke about how happy she was that her husband David already had a daughter, 11 year-old Leah, when they got married so that she could “experience” motherhood. When she found out she was pregnant with both of her daughters, Wagner was overjoyed, calling them “a gift from God.”

“It seems like I’m getting ready to live a whole [other] life through them,” the actress shared. “And you know, they always say…kids can age you but I don’t know why! I think they can keep you young because you get to experience all of this stuff again. …

“What a blessing,” Wagner concluded. “I just feel so lucky to be a mom.” 

Wagner was nominated for the Grace Prize® for Inspiring TV performance at the 28th Annual Movieguide® Awards.

Her movie, CHRISTMAS WISHES & MISTLETOE KISSES, won the Epiphany Prize® for Inspiring Television Program at the faith-driven awards show.

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Now more than ever we’re bombarded by darkness in media, movies, and TV. Movieguide® has fought back for almost 40 years, working within Hollywood to propel uplifting and positive content. We’re proud to say we’ve collaborated with some of the top industry players to influence and redeem entertainment for Jesus. Still, the most influential person in Hollywood is you. The viewer.

What you listen to, watch, and read has power. Movieguide® wants to give you the resources to empower the good and the beautiful. But we can’t do it alone. We need your support.

You can make a difference with as little as $7. It takes only a moment. If you can, consider supporting our ministry with a monthly gift. Thank you.

Movieguide® is a 501c3 and all donations are tax deductible.


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