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10 Of Sarah Jessica Parker’s Most Beautiful Quotes On Motherhood

The And Just Like That star and Matthew Broderick share three children.

There is this suspended animation around [birth]: everything goes away; the entire world is sucked up; time suspends. It’s just you and, in my case, my husband, and this child, and it’s absolute euphoria.

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There are occasions that I love to be fashionable and enjoy, you know? But the work day of a mother doesn’t include a hair making team or any consideration of your shoe.

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You’re in a constant state of worrying about your children. It’s very painful and it’s exhilarating. It’s a really interesting way of living in the world.

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I will do my best to make sure you always have what you need, but I want you pining towards something. I want you to work for something, to dream of it, to will it to happen.

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All I do is organize peoples’ lives and get them here and there and all that. It’s what I wanted and with that, though, comes witnessing somebody hopefully develop into a really interesting, decent person who contributes something.

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Someone once told me that children are like heroin. You always want more. Yet first-borns are special because you'll never have your first child again.

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Most important to me is my home life and the well-being of my children.

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I feel honor-bound to have a private relationship with my children. And that's not a judgment about anybody else and what they choose.

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I wanted a family, but before I had a family, I was a career person. I've tried to marry those two things, and sometimes it is successful, and sometimes it is not.

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Introduce your children to their neighborhood library. It will give them a real sense of independence to have their own library card and enjoy borrowing books.

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