Celebrity Soundbites

Celebrity Mom Quotes

Geena Davis:

"I don't think the chairwoman of IBM could bring the kids in the boardroom, and it really helps a lot"  [Discussing the fact that her children were daily fixtures on the set of Commander in Chief].

Reese Witherspoon:

"There's nothing better for me than to spend a day looking after my children.  That's one reason I like taking a lot of time off between films."

Jennifer Garner:

"I think [work/life balance] is the primary problem of women of our age . . . how can we be everything and do it all well? I am trying to figure out how to balance it."

Sarah Jessica Parker:

"We are honestly like any working couple with a family . . .You do the best you can. You make your child a priority and hope that you are able to do the things that matter to you, and if not, start figuring out how to make your child's life the best."

Demi Moore:

"The percentage of working mothers is very high, and they end up with two weeks of a year to be with their children.  They don't have help.  I don't know how they do it.  So I certainly cannot complain."

Susan Sarandon:

"I know in the end I wouldn't feel balanced if I didn't have my work as well as motherhood."

Cindy Crawford:

"I love being a mom -- and I could do only that -- but I think it re-energizes me to go out and work."

Tina Fey:

"I know for sure that you can tell how smart people are by what they laugh at. I know for sure that a hard-boiled egg is two points on Weight Watchers. I know for sure that my kid needs my husband and me to be with her more." - From O Magazine 2/2009

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