Mila Kunis admits that there's 'nothing normal' about her kids' lives

Mila Kunis is speaking out about the struggles that come with raising kids in Hollywood.

The 34-year-old actress spoke to Willie Geist over the weekend about how her perspective on life varies widely from that of her parents and her two children.

"There's nothing normal about our life. It's all perspective. Your version of normal and my version of normal is different," Kunis explained on Sunday Today. "My kids' version of normal is incredibly different. So it's perspective. You try to surround them with diversity. We try to surround ourselves with all aspects of life and try not to stay in our bubble, but it's hard. It is really hard! And anyone who tells you otherwise is lying."

Kunis -- who has a 3-year-old daughter, Wyatt, and a 1-year-old son, Dimitri, with husband Ashton Kutcher -- also spoke about being aware that her kids are more privileged than most.

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LOS ANGELES, CA - OCTOBER 19: Ashton Kutcher (L) and Mila Kunis attend game 4 of the NLCS between the Chicago Cubs and the Los Angeles Dodgers at Dodger Stadium on October 19, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Noel Vasquez/GC Images)
LAS VEGAS, NV - MAY 22: (L-R) Actors Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis attend the 2016 Billboard Music Awards at T-Mobile Arena on May 22, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Todd Williamson/BBMA2016/Getty Images for dcp)
LAS VEGAS, NV - MAY 22: (L-R) Actors Ashton Kutcher, Mila Kunis, and singer Demi Lovato attend the 2016 Billboard Music Awards at T-Mobile Arena on May 22, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Todd Williamson/BBMA2016/Getty Images for dcp)
THAT 70'S SHOW (TV - 1998) DANNY MASTERSON, LAURA PREPON, ASHTON KUTCHER, TOPHER GRACE, MILA KUNIS, WILMER VALDERAMA T70S 002
PITTSBURGH, PA - SEPTEMBER 22: Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis look on from the sidelines before the game between the Chicago Bears and the Pittsburgh Steelers on September 22, 2013 at Heinz Field in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - MARCH 22: Mila Kunis (L) and Ashton Kutcher attend a basketball between the Detroit Pistons and the Los Angeles Clippers at Staples Center on March 22, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Noel Vasquez/GC Images)
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Apr. 10, 2002 - Hollywood, CALIFORNIA, USA - DON STARK, DEBRA JO RUPP, KURTWOOD SMITH, WILMER VALDERRAMA, LAURA PREPON, DANNY MASTERSON, ASHTON KUTCHER, MILA KUNIS, TOPHER GRACE..THAT 70S SHOW CELEBRATES ITS 100TH EPISODE WITH A PARTY AT.SUNSET ROOM, HOLLYWOOD, CA.APRIL 10, 2002. NINA PROMMER/ 2002 K24623NP(Credit Image: © Globe Photos/ZUMAPRESS.com)
LOS ANGELES, CA - MARCH 22: Mila Kunis (L) and Ashton Kutcher attend a basketball between the Detroit Pistons and the Los Angeles Clippers at Staples Center on March 22, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Noel Vasquez/GC Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 03: Ashton Kutcher (L) and Mila Kunis attend a basketball game between the Utah Jazz and the Los Angeles Lakers at Staples Center on January 3, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Noel Vasquez/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 03: Ashton Kutcher (L) and Mila Kunis attend a basketball game between the Utah Jazz and the Los Angeles Lakers at Staples Center on January 3, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Noel Vasquez/Getty Images)
INDIO, CA - APRIL 27: (L-R) Actors Jordy Masterson, Mila Kunis and Ashton Kutcher seen during day 3 of 2014 Stagecoach: California's Country Music Festival at the Empire Polo Club on April 27, 2014 in Indio, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for Stagecoach)
LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 29: Mila Kunis and Ashton Kutcher arrive at LAX (Los Angeles International Airport). on September 29, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by GVK/Bauer-Griffin/GC Images)
INDIO, CA - APRIL 25: Actors Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis attend day 1 of 2014 Stagecoach: California's Country Music Festival at the Empire Polo Club on April 25, 2014 in Indio, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for Stagecoach)
LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 12: Mila Kunis (L) and Ashton Kutcher attend a basketball game between the Phoenix Suns and the Los Angeles Lakers at Staples Center on February 12, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Noel Vasquez/Getty Images)
OAKLAND, CA - JUNE 5: Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis attend Game Two of the 2016 NBA Finals between the Golden State Warriors and the Cleveland Cavaliers on June 5, 2016 at ORACLE Arena in Oakland, California. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2016 NBAE (Photo by Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images)
LAS VEGAS, NV - MAY 22: (L-R) Actors Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis attend the 2016 Billboard Music Awards at T-Mobile Arena on May 22, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Todd Williamson/BBMA2016/Getty Images for dcp)
LAS VEGAS, NV - MAY 22: (L-R) Actors Ashton Kutcher, Mila Kunis, and singer Demi Lovato attend the 2016 Billboard Music Awards at T-Mobile Arena on May 22, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Todd Williamson/BBMA2016/Getty Images for dcp)
LOS ANGELES, CA - MARCH 28: Mila Kunis and Ashton Kutcher are seen at 'Jimmy Kimmel Live' on March 28, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by RB/Bauer-Griffin/GC Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - DECEMBER 19: Mila Kunis (L) and Ashton Kutcher attend a basketball game between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Los Angeles Lakers at Staples Center on December 19, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Noel Vasquez/GC Images)
AUSTIN, TX - MARCH 14: Founder of A-Grade Investments Guy Oseary, Actor Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis attend The Launch Of Ashton Kutcher & Guy Oseary's Sound Ventures At SXSW on March 14, 2015 in Austin, Texas. (Photo by Anna Webber/Getty Images for SOUND)
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"My kids are never going to know what it's like to not have fresh groceries. My kids are never going to know what it's like to not have new clothes. I say no to my kids because I want to say no, not because I have to say no. It's a very different struggle," she shared. "They don't ask for anything. They don't even know why to ask. Everything's handed to them before [they ask]."

The Spy Who Dumped Me star revealed that her parents, who moved to Los Angeles, California, from the Ukraine when Kunis was 7 years old, love to spoil her children -- much to her dismay.

"My parents were like, 'Here's every toy Toys 'R' Us had,' and I was like, 'Noooo!' Right? Because it's like you overcompensate for everything you lacked in life," Kunis said. "My parents were like, 'We never had this,' and I was like, 'That's OK.' They don't need to have every single jungle gym that's available."

Above all, though, her parents -- who still live in the apartment where Kunis grew up -- are very proud of their only daughter.

"They just go along for the ride. They're like, 'This is crazy!' It is! It's crazy for my parents," she said. "And I think they're so supportive; the good news is, it all happened slowly. It didn't all happen overnight, so everybody was able to transition, relatively speaking, in a pretty good manner. I didn't have overnight success."

Kunis continued, "I wasn't 20, who came to Los Angeles to make it in this industry. We grew up in L.A. I was a working actress from the age of nine. My parents always looked at it as a hobby, and then it became a job, and then I became a working actress. It's how I always looked at it, as a working actress. Everything else is an added bonus. I can get you a dinner reservation at any restaurant. I can get you really good parking. Like, there are certain aspects of this career that are positive, right? Those are the two that I can think of."

Despite those obvious perks, Kunis is doing her best to keep her kids grounded.

"It is your perception of what it is. What your life is. What your surroundings are. My perception of reality and of being grounded is different than my kids... That's my biggest struggle [with my kids]," she said.

ET caught up with the former That's '70s Show star back in May where she revealed even more of her mom hacks. "I try to make them be on my [schedule], but it doesn't turn out that way," she joked at the time. "And sometimes I just have to laugh it off."

 

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MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA - DECEMBER 03: Actors Ashton Kutcher (L) and Mila Kunis attend the 2018 Breakthrough Prize at NASA Ames Research Center on December 3, 2017 in Mountain View, California. (Photo by C Flanigan/FilmMagic)
LAS VEGAS, NV - MAY 20: Actor Mila Kunis attends the 2018 Billboard Music Awards at MGM Grand Garden Arena on May 20, 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - OCTOBER 19: Actors Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis talk with Los Angeles Dodgers Outfield Andre Ethier (16) during game four of the National League Championship Series between the Chicago Cubs and the Los Angeles Dodgers on October 19, 2016, at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles, CA. (Photo by Chris Williams/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images)
LAS VEGAS, NV - MAY 20: Actor Mila Kunis attends the 2018 Billboard Music Awards at MGM Grand Garden Arena on May 20, 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Jon Kopaloff/FilmMagic)
LAS VEGAS, NV - MAY 20: Recording artist Taylor Swift (L) accepts the Top Selling Album award for 'Reputation' from actor Mila Kunis onstage during the 2018 Billboard Music Awards at MGM Grand Garden Arena on May 20, 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
HOLLYWOOD, CA - MAY 03: Actors Zoe Saldana and Mila Kunis attend the ceremony honoring Zoe Saldana with star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on May 3, 2018 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagic)
LAS VEGAS, NV - APRIL 26: Mila Kunis attends the 2018 CinemaCon - Lionsgate Presentation For 2018 Summer And Beyond held at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace on April 26, 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Michael Tran/FilmMagic)
LOS ANGELES, CA - APRIL 11: Actors Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis attend the game between the Los Angeles Dodgers and the Oakland Athletics at Dodger Stadium on April 11, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jayne Kamin-Oncea/Getty Images)
WESTWOOD, CA - OCTOBER 30: Actress Mila Kunis attends the premiere of STX Entertainment's 'A Bad Moms Christmas' at Regency Village Theatre on October 30, 2017 in Westwood, California. (Photo by Allen Berezovsky/WireImage for Fashion Media )
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 25: Global brand partner Mila Kunis attends the official launch party for Jim Beam� Vanilla, the newest flavored product from Jim Beam� Bourbon, on Monday, September 25, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images for Jim Beam)
LAS VEGAS, NV - MARCH 28: Actress Mila Kunis at CinemaCon 2017 The State of the Industry: Past, Present and Future and STX Films Presentation at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace during CinemaCon, the official convention of the National Association of Theatre Owners, on March 28, 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada.(Photo by Jeffrey Mayer/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - JULY 28: (L-R) Denise Albert, actresses Kathryn Hahn and Mila Kunis, and Melissa Musen Gerstein attend the Mamarazzi Screening Of 'Bad Moms' at AMC Empire on July 28, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Monica Schipper/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - JULY 28: Cast member of the film 'Bad Moms,' Mila Kunis rings the closing bell at NASDAQ on July 28, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Gary Gershoff/WireImage)
WESTWOOD, CA - JULY 26: Actress Mila Kunis arrives at the premiere of STX Entertainment's 'Bad Moms' at Mann Village Theatre on July 26, 2016 in Westwood, California. (Photo by Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagic)
THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON -- Episode 0504 -- Pictured: Actress Mila Kunis on July 20, 2016 -- (Photo by: Andrew Lipovsky/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - JULY 20: Mila Kunis attends AOl Build to discuss her new movie 'Bad Mom' at AOL HQ on July 20, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Daniel Zuchnik/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - JULY 18: Pregnant Mila Kunis arrives at the 'Bad Mom' premiere After Party at The Blond in Soho on July 18, 2016 in New York, NY. (Photo by Josiah Kamau/BuzzFoto via Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - JULY 18: (L-R) Annie Mumolo, President of STX Entertainment Sophie Watts, Mila Kunis and Kathryn Hahn attend the after party for the 'Bad Moms' premiere at Metrograph on July 18, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Neilson Barnard/Getty Images)
OAKLAND, CA - JUNE 5: Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis attend Game Two of the 2016 NBA Finals between the Golden State Warriors and the Cleveland Cavaliers on June 5, 2016 at ORACLE Arena in Oakland, California. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2016 NBAE (Photo by Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images)
LAS VEGAS, NV - MAY 22: (L-R) Actresses Kristen Bell, Kathryn Hahn and Mila Kunis arrive at the 2016 Billboard Music Awards at T-Mobile Arena on May 22, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Allen Berezovsky/Getty Images)
LAS VEGAS, NV - MAY 22: Actress Mila Kunis attends the 2016 Billboard Music Awards at T-Mobile Arena on May 22, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Todd Williamson/Getty Images for dcp)
LAS VEGAS, NV - APRIL 14: Actress Mila Kunis, one of the recipients of the Female Stars of the Year Award, attends the CinemaCon Big Screen Achievement Awards brought to you by the Coca-Cola Company at Omnia Nightclub at Caesars Palace during CinemaCon, the official convention of the National Association of Theatre Owners, on April 14, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)
LAS VEGAS, NEVADA - APRIL 12: Mila Kunis arrives at CinemaCon 2016 - STX Entertainment 'The State Of The Industry: Past, Present And Future held at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace on April 12, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Michael Tran/FilmMagic)
LOS ANGELES, CA - MARCH 28: Mila Kunis is seen at 'Jimmy Kimmel Live' on March 28, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by gotpap/Bauer-Griffin/GC Images)
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