Eva Mendes explains why she wants her kids to be bored this summer

Eva Mendes it’s all about boredom this summer.

An actor who shares daughters Esmeralda, 7, and Amada, 6, with another actor. Ryan Goslingspoke about why she intends to keep the relationship of the couple’s two daughters under wraps in the coming weeks.

This strategy apparently came about due to a busy schedule when Mendes and the kids traveled overseas to London, where Gosling was filming a film.

Eva Mendes and Ryan Gosling are present "The place Beyond the Pines" It premiered in September 2012 at the Toronto International Film Festival.  7, 2012.
Eva Mendes and Ryan Gosling at the premiere of The Place Beyond the Pines at the 2012 Toronto International Film Festival. 7, 2012.

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“When we were in London, we went from musical to musical, taking advantage of being back in the theater, we went to all kinds of museums, we went to Windsor Castle – I had a lot of excursions planned for them that we did,” explained actor “Hitch” in a new interview with the portal birdieposted on Wednesday.

“Now I feel like it’s time to bring back the boredom. I return boredom, especially to children, but also to myself, ”she explained. “I really feel like when we’re bored – not stimulated by the phone, iPad, computer or TV – that’s when the ideas come.”

Mendes added: “Sometimes it’s fun, sometimes it’s dangerous, and sometimes it’s enlightening. I really want this to be a summer of boredom.”

The ‘Training Day’ actor clearly enjoys motherhood and recently told Hoda Kotb during “Today” show appearance in May that she is “obsessed” with raising her two girls.

Mendez on the red carpet at the Los Angeles premiere "Spirit" December 17, 2008 Hollywood, California
Mendez appears on the red carpet at the Los Angeles premiere of The Spirit on December 17, 2008 in Hollywood, California.

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“I’m an actress, I’ve been designing clothes, I’ve been doing different things. But the most creative thing is to create life with them,” Mendes said.

“My mom could be by my side at home until I was 8 or 9 and those memories for me that just shaped who I was, those years with her,” said the actress, who took a break from her career to raise children, said.

“And so I just felt lucky enough, I’m like, ‘Damn, I really want to spend this time with them,'” she added. “And now, you know, I’m obsessed.”