Los Angeles, August 22 (IANS) Actress Idina Menzel is the mother of 11-year-old Walker, who she has with her ex-husband Taye Diggs, and said becoming a mother has taught her “priorities and perspective”.
The 50-year-old actress said: “It was actually really liberating when I became a mother because everything was so focused on myself. And when you have these beautiful, little people that you have to worry about, it teaches you priorities and perspective.
“And you ruin every day in some way. But if you come from a place of love and forgiveness and try to be a stable, strong kind of entrenched tree for your children and they know you do not want ‘you can bend’ but you will not break.
“I think it’s the greatest way to show them that you will always be there and that you love them.”
Menzel said she feels nervous about sending her son back to school after being out for more than a year because of Covid. At the same time, the actress is also “really happy” that her son will be able to see his friends again and have a social life.
“I am really happy that my son is going back to school. Knock under the table. It is a relief, even though we do not know what to expect and we hope that they will be safe and the teachers will be safe, ”she said.
The actor added: “It’s just a very anxious time because we can not control anything. And we can not plan very much either. We always take everything day by day and the world seems to just change at such a rapid pace.
“But it’s a bit of a good life lesson. Just try to stay in the now. So that’s what I’m trying to do for myself, stay in the moment, look for silver linings. ”
The “Frozen” actress feels grateful for the extra time she spent with her family.
“All the extra quality time I spent with my family, the fact that I could not travel or go on tour this year, gave me real downtime to reflect and be introspective and be even more at home with my family,” Menzel said. People magazine.
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