In March, Pink embarked on the 2018 Beautiful Trauma world tour in support of her seventh studio album. This time around, Pink’s family (husband Carey Hart, daughter Willow, and son Jameson) have joined on her the road, with tour stops happening all over North America and Oceania through May 2019.
The artist — born Alecia Moore — chatted with Redbook for their June 2018 issue from her tour bus and discussed life as a mom on the road. Raising two young kids while headlining arena shows has been a balancing act, but the 38-year-old is taking it all in stride.
“I’ve never juggled so many damn plates in my life, but it’s because I want to. I enjoy it,” she told Redbook. “If I had nannies raising my kids and just wanted to be a rock star and party all the time, I wouldn’t be successful and I wouldn’t be happy.”
The Beautiful Trauma tour is Pink’s seventh concert tour and first as a mom of two. She discussed how she learned to make time for family bonding on her last world tour, when daughter Willow was just 14 months old. “I would come offstage and breastfeed her. That was our bonding time and some of my favorite moments. Jameson is now doing the same thing.”
While the multi-city excursion has been an adjustment for the family, Pink says her children will call the shots as it pertains to the future of her touring career. “When touring stops working for the kids, if they decide they just want to be home and have a normal life, whatever that means, I’ll stop, because they are by far the priority,” she said.
Overall, Pink enjoys that her children can see her in action. “I think it’s cool that they get to see their mom be the boss and work really freaking hard to realize a dream. I’d say it’s 95% positive.”