'We definitely try to eat mindfully. As I always say to my kids, "You have to eat the good stuff to get the good stuff,"'
. 'I feel like if I knew all the things to do [in terms of exercise], I would probably look like I was put together with tape. I would just go crazy. So I think, Better just to remain calm, drink your water, get your sleep and be joyful.'
'It’s about allowing time to just exist,'
'Conversations require a complete disregard for the clock—so that you can just listen and really be present. It becomes a paradox of efficiency and presence. That’s why I love the summer. I just don’t care what time it is.''One of the greatest things she ever did for me … I remember asking her—when I had three kids under three years old and just felt like I was running in a thousand directions at once—“How on earth did you raise all of us? You worked full-time, and you did all these things.” She could have said, “Well, you know, you just do your best.”
'But she said, “Darling, it’s called day care. I dropped you and your sisters off at 7:30 in the morning, and I would pick you up at 4 in the afternoon.”
But it didn’t feel like that to me. I didn’t feel like I was a dropped-off person who didn’t see her mom all day. I just felt completely part of her life, and she was part of mine. And that’s the magic trick: to make people feel that they’re with you when they’re not.'