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Christina Ricci recently opened up about motherhood while appearing on the "Let's Be Clear with Shannen Doherty" podcast. The "Yellowjackets" actress opened up about her hectic filming schedule and how it impacted her relationship with her 2-year-old daughter, Cleopatra, whom she shares with husband Mark Hampton. "Last year, I was commuting back and forth to Vancouver for ‘Yellowjackets.’ She didn't know me," she said. "We had no bond. So that was very upsetting." She continued, "My kids do not like it when I travel," added Ricci, who also shares 9-year-old son Freddie with ex-husband James Heerdegen. "When I'm away, I try to take my son with me as much as I can." Ricci shared how pricey it get can to have her family travel with her to and from her filming locations. "If you're a series regular, you have to pay for everything, so I can't... every time I go up and down, I can't pay for four people, four flights, you know, and the rooms that you would need and all...it's just too expensive to travel with everybody all the time."

While managing being a mother and having a successful career can be difficult at times, Ricci said that this go-around has been much easier. "There are certain things like my son was never sleep trained because I had to go back to work when he was 2 months old," she said. "[My ex] wouldn't help me at all with anything," she added. "I went and shot ‘Wednesday’ in Romania when [Cleopatra] was 2 months old, and Mark did every single night all night long," she said of her partnership with Hampton. "Like I just slept and worked the next day, and it made such a huge difference. It was so much easier this time around. You know, you have to have a good supportive partner."

Last year, Ricci opened up about her own childhood, saying acting was an "escape" from her "horrendous" childhood. "As a kid, it was an escape from, like, a horrendous childhood and just getting to go away – be in hotels and be on set and be with other adults and be valued. All the little things that sort of are negative about the industry and the career, they've always been things that I've just been like, 'Well, real life is worse.' I also think that I really benefited from [Hollywood] in a time where gradually things have been getting better and are so much better now. We benefit from all the amazing work that younger generations are doing."

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