Celebrity Baby Blog / Maggie Gyllenhaal

Katie Holmes Loves Raising Daughter Suri in N.Y.C.: ‘There Is So Much At Your Fingertips’

03/04/2016 at 03:45 PM ET

Katie Holmes can’t help but rave about the wonders of New York City, calling the Big Apple the perfect place to raise her daughter Suri.

The actress spoke about the cultural advantages of Manhattan during the Target Pillowfort Launch Party at Highline Stages in New York’s hip Meatpacking district on Thursday, telling PEOPLE, “There is so much at your fingertips.”

“I love [the Museum of Modern Art],” she says. “We just saw the Picasso exhibit. And the Met, of course, I love the gallery district, the Natural History Museum.”

Katie Holmes Target Pillowfort
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Maggie Gyllenhaal: Ramona Taught Me How to Be a Mom

06/28/2013 at 08:15 PM ET

Maggie Gyllenhaal
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Make mistakes with your first child, so you know what you’re doing with your second, right?

Maggie Gyllenhaal — celebrating with Johnson & Johnson for the 125th anniversary of the First Aid Kit through a partnership with Safe Kids Worldwide — says she still continues to make mistakes with Ramona, 6½, and Gloria Ray, 14 months, all the time.

“When my first daughter was born, I remember going out without a diaper and she had pooped all over herself,” the White House Down star tells PEOPLE. “I had nothing to change her into, nothing to clean her with. I don’t know why no one told me I would need a diaper bag.”

Since then, Gyllenhaal, 35, has become a lot more organized. “I feel like being organized and having things thought through actually let’s you be a much more relaxed and cool mother,” she says.
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