Whatever it is your heart desires, please go for it, it's yours to have.
Having felt people's love and support first hand through difficult moments in my life makes me feel it's our responsibility to help one another.
I think that the only way to teach is by example, as children will more easily follow what they see you do than what you tell them to do.
I have a very open line of communication with both my children.
My mother had a beautiful, soothing voice that made me melt.
Being Latin parents makes us extremely expressive with our affections.
There's no reason that just because you're a celebrity you can't write.
The sad truth is that opportunity doesn't knock twice.
Motherhood is... difficult and... rewarding.
There are certain realities we must speak of with our children that were not present when I was a child.
I've been offered a lot of things that celebrities do that I wouldn't do, like perfumes, lines of clothing and this, that and the other.
You've got to believe. Never be afraid to dream.
We protect aspirin bottles in this country better than we protect guns from accidents by children.
The responsibility of carrying and bringing a new life into this world is one that cannot be taken lightly.
Sometimes my mother had difficulty communicating with me about certain topics.
As an artist, you dream about accumulating enough successful music to someday do just one greatest-hits album, but to reach the point where you're releasing your second collection of hits is beyond belief.
You can put things off until tomorrow but tomorrow may never come.
I'm a writer and this is what I love to do.
My mom was definitely very strict with me.
To know that everything we say and do to this new little human being may have a profound effect on him or her is a daunting obligation.
Sex and drugs were simply not discussed in our culture at that time.
We seal our fate with the choices we take, but don't give a second thought to the chances we take.
She's an amazing dog and really inspired everything that's in this book.
My mom was a source of strength. She showed me by example that women, regardless of how difficult life may get, can do it all.
I am trying to teach my children to feel a responsibility for their fellow human beings and a sense of connection with... the world around them.