Ivana Trump has revealed that her trick to raising good children is "discipline" and keeping them in a "really low budget".
President Donald Trump's first ex-wife insisted she kept her children Donald Jr., 40, Ivanka, 36, and Eric, 34, on a tight leash and made sure they never had too much money to spend when they were growing up
"If you give them the money, they go shopping," the weekly Us Weekly, 69, told us. & # 39; Then they have money to buy drugs and alcohol. Keep them on a very low budget.
Mom knows better! Ivana Trump, photographed in New York on Monday, has shared her advice to raise good children, explaining that parents should teach their children "discipline"
The Czech businesswoman also advised keeping the children on a strict schedule that leaves them little time for bad behavior.
"Teach your children discipline," he said. & # 39; You have to keep them busy, busy, busy. They go to school, then they have an activity after school, they go home and do the homework.
The former model explained that if children adhere to that type of schedule, they will go to bed at 7:30.
Ivana spent Monday night at the Angel Ball in New York City, looking glamorous in a bright beaded dress. Her platinum blonde hair was in her distinctive bouffant, which showed her pendant earrings.
Although he was happy to share his parenting advice with the press at the event, it was not the first time he did it. It opened on her success as a mother.
In her 2017 book, Raising Trump, Ivana affirms that she, and not Donald, is the one who should be recognized for raising "such great kids".
Tight belt: Ivana says she never gives too much money to her children. She appears in the photo with her ex-husband Donald Trump and their children Ivanka and Eric in 1998
Be direct: Mom (pictured with Ivanka and Eric in 1994) insisted that if you give your children too much money, they will only go shopping or use it to buy drugs and alcohol
The couple ended their marriage in 1992 in the midst of their public relationship with Marla Maples, whom she married the following year.
Donald, 72, and Marla, 54, had a son, Tiffany, 25, before divorcing in 1999. The president He also has a 12-year-old son, Barron, with his current wife, first lady Melania Trump.
"I was in charge of raising our children before our divorce, and I had sole custody of them after the separation," Ivana recalls in her book. & # 39; I made decisions about their education, activities, travel, childcare and subsidies.
"When everyone finished college, I told my ex-husband:" Here is the finished product. Now is your turn ".
She admits that as wealthy children who were thrown into the care center at an early age, their children "could have become the most damaged, drug-addicted and poor children on the planet."
However, Ivana writes that the opposite occurred, explaining that she always told her children: Do not lie, do not cheat or steal. Do not smoke, use drugs or drink.
Single mother: Ivana (pictured with her eldest son Donald Trump Jr. in 2007) states that she, and not Donald, is the one who should be recognized for raising such "great kids" & # 39;
Tip: Ivana (pictured with her children in 2015) said she always told her children: "Do not lie, cheat or steal. Do not smoke, use drugs or drink
In Bobbi Rebell's 2016 book How to be a financial adult, Ivana's only daughter, Ivanka, remembers that her mother taught her an important lesson about money when she was 14 years old.
Ivanka explains that they were traveling together when she realized that she and her brothers had been assigned to the economy instead of the first class with their mother.
With the classic teenage angst, I expressed my dissatisfaction with our seating arrangements. He told me I could use my own money to improve my seat, "Ivanka writes.
& # 39; Then reminded me that I should be grateful for the opportunity to travel. Obviously, she was right and I flew to our destination by coach.
Ivana was also recently praised for raising children who are "tall and thin."
Speaking to the New York Post in June, the mother of three said she blames the parents for the obesity epidemic in the US. UU
The next generation: Donald Jr. and his estranged wife Vanessa (not photographed) have five children, Kai, Donald III, Tristan, Spencer and Chloe
Family: Ivanka and her husband Jared Kushner have three children, Arabella, Joseph and Theodore.
Celebration: Eric and his wife Lara have a baby, Luke. Ivana and her mother, Marie Zelnickova (at the front) were at the boy's first birthday party in New York City last month.
"Everything is in the parents," he said. & # 39; Whatever they put on the plate in front of the children, they are hungry, they do not cook, they eat. So if you put food in front of them, garbage, pizza, unhealthy food, fries, of course, they eat it, and then they get obese. "
She never did something like that with her own children, to whom she said they are in great shape. Although she said she did not have much time to cook for her children while she raised them, she was too busy working, she still found ways to eat well.
"None of my children are obese, they are all tall, thin, attractive and smart, and the grandchildren are exactly the same: good genes," he said.
Among her three children, Ivana has nine grandchildren. Donald Jr. and his ex-wife Vanessa have five children, Kai, Donald III, Tristan, Spencer and Chloe.
Ivanka and her husband Jared Kushner have three children, Arabella, Joseph and Theodore. Meanwhile, Eric and his wife Lara are proud parents of a son, Luke.
Ivana and her mother, Marie Zelnickova, were at Luke's first birthday party in New York City last month.