We get the raw, unfiltered stories behind some of our favorite parents across the nation. Laugh because you’ve been there too. Cry because sometimes we get real and sentimental. You know, all the things.

Anne Fulenwider

Editor in Chief of Marie Claire

Mom of 2

“I am kind of a Type A, competitive achiever, who really loves getting the A…and that doesn’t exist [in motherhood].”

Jenny Fleiss

Co-Founder of Rent the Runway, CEO of Jetblack

“When working women ask me about how to time having kids with their career, my response is ‘there will never be a good time.’”

Bobbi Brown

Makeup artist and serial entrepreneur, Evolution_18

Mom of 3

“When you have a baby, you don’t know what to do. They hand you this baby in the hospital and walk out of the room… no one tells you what to do.”

Mindy Grossman

CEO of WW International (formerly Weight Watchers)

Mom of 1, Grandma of 1

“There is no such thing as perfection, and there is no such thing as a perfect time. And not moving forward is actually a bigger risk.”

Tinamarie Clark

Model and Wellness Enthusiast

Mom of 2

“For women, it isn’t as noticed and it isn’t as celebrated. My husband can go and take our son to a swimming lesson and he is father of the year…and I’m like, he is just doing what I do every day, where’s my cheerleader!”

Robin Berzin

Founder and CEO of Parsley Health

Mom of 1

“I always felt like I would be the best mom to him doing what I love to do and following my passions. We expand our lives to include our child versus ending one thing and starting something new.”