There’s a reason they say it takes a village.
Hard as you may try to find it, there’s no guidebook filled with the answers to all your parenting questions: What should they be eating? Are they getting too much screen time? Am I even doing this right? (Spoiler: You are.) So, we’re here to help. We’ve asked your favorite celebrity moms for their tips, tricks and hacks that are guaranteed to get you through every meltdown and milestone.
Welcome to E!’s Moms in the Moment.
Had she been pressed on the subject, Laura Prepon most certainly would have predicted she’d be all alright following the birth of her eldest in 2017.
Having worked as a model and actress for more than two decades. the 40-year-old New Jersey native is “usually the rock that people come to. I’m the one that gets things done,” she tells E! News. “People always come to me to handle the thing, whatever it is. I think that’s why I am so comfortable when I’m directing because I do well in those high pressure situations.”
And yet as her now 2-year-old daughter Ella flung her into the messy, exhausting indescribable world of parenting, the normally cool, collected star found herself riddled with anxieties. “I was so surprised when I first became a mother at how thrown I was, and how it was this seismic shift of my life,” she explains.