5 Questions for Molly Sims -- & What She Really Wants for Mother's Day

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For model-turned-actress Molly Sims, who recently welcomed her newest little Stuber to the family, Mother's Day has a special significance this year. The supermodel has been open and honest throughout her pregnancy and motherhood journey -- and she was just as candid with us about the highs and lows of motherhood, her wishes for Mother's Day, and her efforts to bring other moms out there a little joy this spring. 


CafeMom was able to chat with this busy mama, who has teamed up with eBay for Charity to launch a special Mother's Day collection comprised of all of her favorite mom-approved items. 

Aside from enjoying some of these practical gifts that moms can use for the kiddos, Sims is just like any mom when it comes to her wishes for that celebratory second Sunday in May: namely, a little more sleep and spending some quality time with the family, or -- as she calls her husband, Scott Stuber, and three kids, Brooks, 4, Scarlett, 2, and Grey, 4 months -- the "tribe of five." 

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The 43-year-old also relates to many moms out there when it comes to her thoughts on motherhood all throughout the year. And we were able to pick her brain on some universal topics.  

1. What would you say is best part of being a mom?

"[W]hen you're having a bad day ... somehow they erase it. You're so content, and there's just that feeling that there's something more. There's something more than you. You focus on something more than you. I know it sounds weird to say it like that.

"It definitely puts my life into perspective. It makes me want to do more, and to be better, and to have more experiences with them because it makes me happy to see those things through their eyes. Being a mom has made me a better person. It's made me less selfish. It's just made me so happy."

2. Breastfeeding, yay or nay?

"I'm a yay until it's a nay. Some people have milk, and some people don't. I don't have a lot of milk, so I know how much of a struggle it is for me. I do my best with what I can, and I do not judge. I have no judgment on breastfeeding. If you can do it, do it. If you can't do it, don't do it. If you don't want to do it, don't do it. If you want to do it for 10 years, do it. It's such a personal [issue], and it's so hard ... 

"Do the best you can, and be happy. It's better to be happy than ... feel like you aren't doing enough or giving your baby enough ..."

3. Is mom-shaming something you've experienced? 

"Of course, especially with breastfeeding. I can't believe you're not breastfeeding, or you're breastfeeding but you're following up too soon with a bottle. Well, they didn't know my baby was born with a tooth. They had no idea.

"I think mothers are so hard on mothers. I think women are so much harder than men on each other. Just remember to put yourself in other people's shoes. You better do it because you don't know where that person walks. Be careful who you shame."

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4. What is one piece of advice for moms on their worst days?

"Just remember that you're the captain of the ship. Count to 10. Know it will pass. And it's wine o'clock somewhere."

5. What is the one thing you wish motherhood didn't include?

"I wish I could have more sleep."

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She may not be able to help any of us get more sleep, but she is looking to help out the dads looking for a Mother's Day gift outside of the usual flowers and box of chocolates with her collaboration. 

Anyone can shop her curated products from now until May 10, and a percentage of the proceeds will be donated to the Baby2Baby charity.

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