Sarah Jessica Parker: “Kids Can Really Distract You From Your Relationship”

Sarah Jessica Parker and Matthew Broderick take their son James to the "Tower Heist" world premiere at the Ziegfeld Theater in New York 10-24-2011Mother-of-three Sarah Jessica Parker admits marriages can suffer once a child comes along and it’s important to make time for each other.

‘Kids can really distract you from your relationship. Maybe in good ways and bad ways. It’s important to have all eyes on all parts of the relationship.

“It’s something you really have to pay attention to. But you figure it out.”

Parker reveals that her and husband Broderick have had their ups and downs.

“We’ve been together for 20 years and you have good days, you have decent days, and you have bad days. That’s a marriage. That’s a relationship. That’s a friendship, even – relationships outside the marriage run the same course”

‘If you’re in it for the long haul and you want meaningful relationships you are going to go through lots of different periods.’

“He does lots in the house. He shops for me a lot and he cooks for all of us. There are a lot of things he does better than I do, so it balances itself out. I don’t feel taken advantage of. We take care of each other.