P!nk started rocking in 1995 and has never stopped. "Get The Party Started" came to you in 2001, and you know that you still listen to it. P!nk also got busy in other ways with her husband Carey Hart, and had two kids, her son Jameson Moon, born in 2016, and her daughter Willow Sage, born in 2012.
P!nk says she's going to raise her kids gender neutral. Whether you're on board with that or kind of iffy with the idea, P!nk would just say "so what, I'm a rockstar" to that, and move on with her parenting ways no matter what anyone thinks.
Kids say the darndest things, and it's no different for P!nk's daughter. In an interview at the VMAs, P!nk said that her daughter once told her "I’m the ugliest girl I know" and also added that she thought that she looked "like a boy with long hair." P!nk had something to say about that.
P!nk assured her daughter that she is definitely beautiful. "When people make fun of me they say I look like a boy or I’m too masculine or I’m too outspoken. Do you see me growing my hair? Do you see me changing my body? Do you see my selling out arenas all over the world?" When your mom is P!nk, you get great advice, but it's not exactly quite the same as advice from a non-rockstar mom.
"So, baby girl, we don’t change, we take the gravel and the shell and we make a pearl. We help other people to change so that they can see more kinds of beauty. … And you, my darling girl, are beautiful. And I love you," P!nk continued in response to her daughter's remark about herself. When your mom is P!nk, you also get pep talks that sound like song lyrics.
If the song lyrics inspirational talk wasn't enough, P!nk also took it a step further. "I went home, and I made a PowerPoint presentation for her. And in that presentation were androgynous rock stars and artists that live their truth, are probably made fun of every day of their lives, and carry on and wave their flag, and inspire the rest of us." We think Willow is probably pretty convinced by now that she's beautiful.
P!nk has also revealed that she doesn't want either of her kids to be defined by traditional gender roles, and is therefore raising them as gender neutral. They live in a "label-less household." We hope that they don't have too much trouble telling their cartons of sour cream and their cartons of cream cheese apart. Ha, #jokes.
Little Willow has already revealed that she has plans for getting married. "Last week Willow told me she is going to marry an African woman. I was like: ‘Great, can you teach me how to make African food?'" P!nk said. She also recalled how her daughter added, "And she’s like: ‘Sure mama, and we are going to live with you while our house is getting ready." We guess she has plans for buying her mother a house, too.
P!nk thinks that it's important that her kids have conversations about gender roles. "I was in a school and the bathroom outside the kindergarten said, 'Gender Neutral — anybody,' and it was a drawing of many different shapes. I took a picture of it and I wrote, 'Progress.' I thought that was awesome. I love that kids are having this conversation," she said.
P!nk says that she sometimes sees herself as a preteen boy, even though now she's 38-years-old and has to play at this "grown-up" thing. "I do bake sales and lemonade stands. I take my kid to school and try to get there on time. I'm a f***ing grown up now, it's so weird. I'm still a 12-year-old boy."
P!nk participated in a bicycle ride for charity in 2017, going 100 miles to raise money for No Kid Hungry. She explains that she's very passionate about solving childhood hunger, and thinks that it is, in fact, completely solvable. "I really like that idea, especially as a Virgo, and as a mom," she said.
"We’re big on family meals," P!nk says about cooking at her own house. When P!nk explained to Willow that there are a lot of kids going hungry out in the world, Willow wrapped the broccoli that had been on her plate in a napkin and said, "You can take this to them." This is perhaps the cutest thing ever, or a clever way to get out of eating your broccoli.
"We like a messy kitchen in this house," P!nk went on to describe of their family meal time traditions. "We’re big on manners, but it doesn’t need to be that serious." Willow also likes to cook, having helped out P!nk's tour chef while they were all on the road.
"I think it’s important to help them find their identity and find what they believe in, and to know they can make a difference," P!nk said of her children. She is very open with her daughter about why she sometimes has to leave to go on tour, or participate in events like the No Kid Hungry race.
P!nk received some flak for this picture of her cooking with her children, with people saying it was unsafe to have her children that near to a hot stove. P!nk didn't respond to the negative comments, because she's probably somewhere eating that delicious food. We also love how intent little Jameson is on watching that food fry.
P!nk posted a picture in early 2017 of her and her family hanging out at home.
"'I was dead- I came alive. I was tears- I became laughter. Love's wealth arrived, And I became Everlasting fortune.' -rumi," P!nk's caption read. Her Instagram is full of pictures of her life and her children, documenting her life on the road and how much she loves her family.