Gwyneth Paltrow Shares Mother's Day Pic Getting Kisses From Apple and Moses

Gwyneth Paltrow Instagram pic
Newly single mother Gwyneth Paltrow felt the love this Mother's Day.

In a heartwarming snap, Gwyneth shared a photo of herself flashing a smile as her two kids planted a kiss on each of her cheeks.

She added: "Feelin' the love today #luckymama".

It would seem the Hollywood star is taking her split in her stride as she works out her path now she’s split from husband of ten years Chris.

Taking time out of her day with her kids, Gwyneth posted a statement onto her website, Goop, talking about her experiences of motherhood titled, Ending the Mommy Wars.

A few weeks ago during an interview, I was asked why I have only worked on one film a year since having children. My answer was this: Film work takes one away from home and requires 12-14 hours a day, making it difficult to be the one to make the kids their lunch, drive them to school, and put them to bed. So I have found it easier on my family life to make a film the exception, and my 9-5 job the rule. This somehow was taken to mean I had said a 9-5 job is easier, and a lot of heat was thrown my way, especially by other working mothers who somehow used my out-of-context quote as an opportunity to express feelings (perhaps projected) on the subject. As the mommy wars rage on, I am constantly perplexed and amazed by how little slack we cut each other as women. We see disapproval in the eyes of other mothers when we say how long we breastfed (Too long? Not long enough?), or whether we have decided to go back to work versus stay home. Is it not hard enough to attempt to raise children thoughtfully, while contributing something, or bringing home some (or more) of the bacon? Why do we feel so entitled to opine, often so negatively, on the choices of other women? Perhaps because there is so much pressure to do it all, and do it all well all at the same time (impossible). Below is a somewhat radical piece by Brigid Schulte, which has provoked many a discussion here in our HQ, and even a tear or two.

To every single mother out there, have a wonderful Mother’s Day.

Love, gp

 

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