Mariah Carey admits that she never thought she’d put motherhood ahead of her career, but the ‘Hero’ singer says that she absolutely cherishes the time she spends with her 1-year-old twins Moroccan and Monroe.
“Every moment is incredible and a blessing,” gushes Mariah, 42, who is married to America’s Got Talent host Nick Cannon. “It’s just such an amazing thing that I never thought I would experience because I always said I didn’t think I would [have kids] because my career was always my life. But when you find the right person and you go through with it, [it’s amazing].”
Though she’s happy to have a successful career and a beautiful family, the American Idol judge admits that it can be tough to juggle the two.
“It’s super difficult. It’s really exhausting,” she says, adding, “The best is when everything runs smoothly and you come to work and do your job and then you go home like more of a normal person than someone who’s in a studio for 18 hours -which would [usually] be me.”