She could be a Grammy winner known for her outrageous attitude and tawdry style, but Alecia Moore – professionally known as Pink – admits she only takes it "day after day" when it comes to it to be a mother to their two children Jameson Moon, 15 months, and Willow Sage, 6½, with husband Carey Hart.
"The thing about parenting is that you never know if anything you do works," she tells People in this week's cover story. In my head I sound amazing and then I turn around and their eyes are completely glazed I have no idea We will see. "
Pink, 38 years old, describes her own upbringing in Doylestown, Pennsylvania, as a "free range, I think."
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"My mother worked full-time and went to school full-time, my father was an insurance agent," she says. "My brother and I went to school by bike and played in the forest all day long, lots of rescuing animals, tree climbing, sports, gymnastics, I had a good childhood."
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With her own children, she is more committed to a style of self-reliance. "Yes, I believe in affection," she says. "I believe in meeting needs and faith, and I believe that your children know that they can rely on you and that you will be there, obviously my parents did not believe in it and I did Well, I always tell Willow, "I'll teach you the rules so you know how and when you can break them."  Check out the full episode of People Cover Story to: Pink – How to Educate Strong Kids Stream now on PeopleTV.com, or download the PeopleTV app to your favorite device.
The singer is also striving for it creating a gender-neutral environment for their brood. "Absolutely. [But] I feel that being gender neutral is a label in itself and I'm label-less, "she says," I do not like labels at all, so I believe a woman and a girl can do anything. "
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As for the future of her children, Pink is more concerned with "just the world we live in," she says. "I have so many worries and fears as parents, I'm such a problem child, they'll be fine, they chose this family, they know what they're doing, but the world, I do not know if the world will be alright So I pray a lot, I cry a lot, I talk a lot with them, I hope so, I curse a lot. "
For now, she and Hart, 42," try not to take life too seriously "Pink adds. "We laugh a lot, it's about our family unit and the time we spend together and much less about external things."