Ivanka Trump doesn't feel she has the maternal instinct

03/10/2008 at 08:50 PM ET

Ivanka Trump, the 26-year-old daughter of Donald Trump, has done a little bit of it all.  She has modeled, stars on The Apprentice and is currently the Vice President of Real Estate Development and Acquisitions of the Trump Organization.  However, one thing that she isn’t sure about is motherhood.

My attention span is that of basically my [baby] brother, Barron. So I play with him for five minutes and throw him back to Melania [Knauss Trump] when he starts crying.

Source: OK! Magazine

FILED UNDER: News , Parenting

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Nat on

Pathetic. I wouldn’t exactly be bragging that I am a spoiled 26 year old with the attention span of a two year old. She is vice president of a company and she cant handle motherhood? I wouldn’t want another arrogant Trump in this world anyway!

nosoupforyou on

Sounds immature.

How old is she?


I think it’s great that she’s honest about it because not every woman is meant to be a mother, it all depends on the person. She might be more sure about motherhood as she gets older. Anyways I like her, she seems like an intelligent classy girl.

Heather on

I agree, Nella. I think she’s still young and enjoying her life. I can see her being someone who has kids later in life. IMO some celebrities have kids while they’re still growing-up (in the emotional and mental sense) *ahem, Britney Spears!*
And she’s so classy and pretty! And a savvy businesswoman to boot!

UggaMugga.com on

I really like Ivanka, but she’s never struck me as the mothering kind. And I’m proud of her for knowing that about herself…it means she’s mature enough to actually parent if she ever changes her mind. But if not, that’s fine too! Good for her!

Nikka on

I absolutely adore her, so smart and she did it herself, not waiting for her father’s money. I always wondered, do the trump kids speak Czech, and if so, how well? Do they go to Czech sometimes? I’m courious as I’m Czech myself (another reason to like this family🙂 I adore her father, too (not a huge fan of mother though).

PSB on

I think it’s great she’s focusing on her career. She may decide not to ever have kids and that’s totally fine – some people know from a young age that motherhood is not for them. However, you do get more patience a you get older and kids might be something she can imagine doing once she sows her oats and somebody she actually wants to have kids with. Either way, it sounds like she’s a woman who knows herself well and can make her own decisions.

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