Pink Gets Emotional About How She's Nurtured a ‘Great Relationship’ With Her Kids: ‘We Have Open Conversations About Life’

Pink is getting vulnerable about how she’s navigated raising and nurturing her kids, and her heartfelt parenting advice is both touching and insightful.

During Monday’s episode of The Drew Barrymore Show, the singer sat down with Drew Barrymore for a refreshingly open discussion about parenthood. Barrymore, who famously had a chaotic childhood, asked Pink, “What can I tell myself when I’m afraid my kids will do some of the stuff I did?”

“That Xanax is available?” the “Trustfall” singer joked before adding, “I mean, we made it! Why did we make it; we made terrible decisions!” Setting jokes aside, Pink continued, “The kids, they’re gonna be alright. They can borrow some of our knowledge; they’re gonna buy their own.”

“We have open conversations about life, and I’m trying to walk that line,” she explained. “Like, I want you to have a childhood; I want to preserve some of your innocence, but I also know that you need to be prepared for the world we live in. And not to be a Debby Downer, but these kids are having active shooter drills in school; like this is the world we live in. They need to be prepared.” Taking a deep breath, the Grammy Award-winning artist said, “So we go to Disneyland, we eat ice cream, and we talk about our feelings.”

“I think I have tremendous fears of my kids ever going through anything I went through,” Barrymore shared, asking Pink for advice on how to parent kids to ensure that doesn’t happen. “I don’t know! I have a tote bag that says ‘I literally have no idea what I’m doing,’ and I wear it to preschool drop-off!” the singer exclaimed.

“The problem with us is we want to get it right so bad because we know what it feels like to be the kid where it didn’t go right,” Pink said. “None of us know anything about what we’re doing — I don’t know if any of this is going to work; I don’t know what’s going to happen in 10 years.”

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