Although she is a world renowned singer and actress, Idina Menzel admits she is not a perfect parent. Her advice on co-parenting is to make sure your child always comes first. She acknowledges that there is a double standard for moms as compared to dads and that moms are judged more harshly for parenting decisions. She admits that life as a performer and a mother is difficult and motherhood is messy. Although she is rich and famous, Menzel is just like any other mother and only wants the best for her child.
- The guilt is the thing we as women all feel, whether we stay at home or we work.
- I know he needs to grow up seeing a really happy, confident mother, then he’ll be drawn to those kinds of women.
- I want to do the right thing by my son, and that means balancing my work and my quality time with him.
“It’s hard to know what’s age-appropriate as far as educating your child and how much to teach him about what’s out there, and that there are bad people out there and there are people who don’t like other people. You want to keep him insulated and safe and not ruin his perspective of the world.”