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10 Of Kate Winslet’s Best Quotes On Motherhood

The Mare of Easttown star is a proud mom to her three kids: Joe, Mia, and Bear.

My body will never go back to what it was, and I wouldn’t expect it to after three babies.

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There’s something really empowering about going, ‘Hell, I can do this! I can do this all!’ That’s the wonderful thing about mothers, you can because you must and you just DO.”

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“Because of the age gaps, each of my children is at such a different stage...And emotionally too, they all have things they need from me.”

Having children just puts the whole world into perspective. Everything else just disappears.

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You have to carry on as a mother, no matter what, and that’s what I’ve always done. My children have never seen me in a crumpled heap on the floor, they’ve always known that.

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“I’ve just been very lucky that I’ve always been quite comfortable with who I am. Sometimes people ask, ‘What do you wish for your children?’ and all I say is, ‘I want them to be happy with them.’”

I want them to look back and remember my chicken soup and my packed lunches and that it was me on the school run.

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I have been a parent since I was 25. That’s a large chunk of my adult life. Mother or father, it transforms you completely.

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“Once you reach your 40’s, you’re just so damn grateful to be healthy and have great riches in your life, like a lovely husband and happy kids — and all the other sh— just kind of goes away. You just don’t care anymore.”

“The challenge is making sure that they’re never treated different because I am. I always want them to be regular kids who are grateful and respectful of other human beings.”

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