Despite the old and tired idea that women can’t have it all, working moms support their families financially and find time to spend with their kids every single day. It can be tough for moms if they feel like they’re missing out on important milestones by going back to work after maternity leave or even to adjust to missing out on what their kids are up to once they start school and everyone has somewhere to be during the day. We think it’s fair to say every parent deals with this feeling of guilt to some extent — even celebrities, whose jobs sometimes take them all over the world for weeks or months on end.
Take a peek at our favorite quotes from several celebrity moms who have had to deal with overcoming mom guilt, many of whom encourage fellow moms to take time for themselves outside work and family time. Self-care matters, especially when you’re busy with work and kids and all the other adult responsibilities that come with them. Here’s what these celeb moms had to say.