Eva Mendes On The ‘Struggles’ Of Being A Working Mom: ‘I Haven’t Figured Out The Balance At All’

Eva Mendes is getting real about being a working mother.

The 44 year old mother of two, opened up about work-life balance during an interview with “Good Morning America”, “I have a 2-year-old and a 4-year-old now,” the actress said of her daughters, Esmeralda and Amada, that she shares with Ryan Gosling. “Sometimes it’s just a challenge to get dressed, so I brought in the tees.”

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Mendes, who is getting ready to release her new fall collection that’s apart of her clothing line at New York & Company, says she struggles with spending time away from her kids.

“I just struggle like every other working mother,” she said. “It’s so hard, and I haven’t figured out the balance at all.”

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Mendes added, “Leaving them is hard.”

But, the “Place Beyond The Pines” actress admitted that her youngest doesn’t like the idea of her leaving, “Our older one … she knows I’m coming back,” she explained.”She has ‘mamitis.’ Cubans say … like, it’s ‘momitis,’ like, when she wants to just be with mama.”

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