“I’d say Jay is probably a little bit stricter, but I definitely have boundaries and I don’t just let them do whatever they want,” the Hills alum, 32, said at her Mommy & Me brunch at the Coast Lounge in Palisades Village on Saturday, March 16. “But I’m more along the lines of let kids be kids and make a mess, whereas Jay sometimes tries to prevent the mess from even happening.”
Cavallari added that even though her little ones are a mix of her and her husband, 35, Saylor is her “spitting image.”
“I was kind of a tough kid and I gave my mom a hard time, and Saylor is very good at throwing a temper tantrum and doesn’t like hearing the word ‘no,’” she told Us. “And so I think that 3 is the hardest age that I had to deal with stuff for, and she’s very much a 3-year-old.”
Cutler has a mini-me as well. “Camden, my oldest, is very, very sweet,” the Very Cavallari star said. “He is a very good boy. He has a heart of gold and Jay also has a heart of gold.”
The two youngest Cavallari kids like to go into their mom’s closet and try on her heels — and they helped the Laguna Beach alum with the new collection of her Little James clothing line.
“I wouldn’t say that they’re passionate about design, but they just are opinionated and know what they want to wear and they know what they like and so yes, they do love actually helping me,” she told Us. “The whole point of Little James was to vary what mom and dad want their kids to wear with what the kids want to wear, because usually there’s a huge gap. … So I listen to them, and I try to make clothes that they love and that I love as well.”
With reporting by Emily Marcus