“I’m a protective mother bear!” Emma Bunton reflects on motherhood and juggling

Spice Girl Emma Bunton has reflected on motherhood and how she juggles raising a family and her incredible career.

In an exclusive conversation with MailOnline on Wednesday, the singer and entrepreneur, 46, said she always puts her children Tate, 11, and Beau, 15, first.

Emma, ​​who rose to fame as Baby Spice in the girl group and is married to singer Jade Jones, admitted that she is a “protective mother bear” and tries to strike a “balance” between her work and personal life.

EXCLUSIVE: “I’m a protective mother bear!” Emma Bunton has reflected on motherhood and revealed how she juggles her career while raising her kids in a new chat with MailOnline

Emma is at the helm of her children’s brand Kit & Kin, is an author, just finished her festive tour and is celebrating the release of Amazon’s free children’s book, Uncle Jay’s Dream Team, she shared.

“Teamwork makes the dream work in my house, but the kids are my priority,” said Emma.

“I’m lucky enough to work around it and it’s all about balance, it’s juggling. All parents somehow juggle and make it work. It’s about teamwork in my house,” she said.

Family first: The singer and entrepreneur, 46, said she always puts her children Tate, 11, and Beau, 15, first.  In the picture with Beau

Family first: The singer and entrepreneur, 46, said she always puts her children Tate, 11, and Beau, 15, first. In the picture with Beau

She said she’d support her kids in whatever career path they choose when they’re older, but she’ll always be a “protective mama bear.”

“I feel very lucky to have learned a lot in the industry, but my ultimate thing with my kids is protection,” she said, of whether they would follow in her musical footsteps.

“My mother, bless her, knew nothing about the business, but the love, support, traveling with me, that was what was needed. But my children, whatever industry they are in, I will protect them.’

“I’m a bit of a mother bear and I’ll protect them to the end. And they are way too young to know what they want to do, but their passions range from cooking, music, sports. My oldest loves history,” she added.

"I'm a protective mother bear!" Emma Bunton reflects on motherhood and juggling

“I’m lucky enough to work around it and it’s all about balance, it’s juggling. All parents somehow juggle and make it work. It’s about teamwork in my house,” she said. Pictured with husband Jade Jones

Protective: She said she'd support them in whatever career path they choose when they're older, but she'll always be a

Protective: She said she’d support them in whatever career path they choose when they’re older, but she’ll always be a “protective mama bear”

'They're amazing creatures': Emma reflected on what she loves about motherhood and said she's learned so much from her kids through parenting

‘They’re amazing creatures’: Emma reflected on what she loves about motherhood and said she’s learned so much from her kids through parenting

Emma reflected on what she loves about motherhood and said parenting has taught her so much from her children.

“For me, I learned so much along the way. Watching my kids have their own passions and get excited about things was just amazing to watch,” she said.

“They are wonderful creatures.”

New work: Speaking about Amazon's free children's book, Uncle Jay's Dream Team, Emma said she loved the story, which follows a young girl learning about teamwork as part of a soccer team.  Emma narrated the book

New work: Speaking about Amazon’s free children’s book, Uncle Jay’s Dream Team, Emma said she loved the story, which follows a young girl learning about teamwork as part of a soccer team. Emma narrated the book

Speaking about Amazon’s free children’s book, Uncle Jay’s Dream Team, Emma said she loved the story, which follows a young girl learning about teamwork as part of a soccer team.

“This children’s book celebrates the employees and recognizes teamwork,” said Emma.

‘I love making audiobooks and children’s books, having my own children, one of the special moments is reading with or with them. And with this story, I loved it because it’s about teamwork.”

‘With my Spice Girls, Kit & Kin, it’s a team. Even at home we work as a team and that’s why I loved this story so much. Even in my kitchen we all work together, like who does the dishes!’ she said laughing.

Uncle Jay’s Dream Team will be available for free download later this month on Amazon Kindle and Audible.

New Release: Uncle Jay's Dream Team is available for free download later this month on Amazon Kindle and Audible

New Release: Uncle Jay’s Dream Team is available for free download later this month on Amazon Kindle and Audible

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