Lea Michele just lately had a impolite awakening about how laborious it’s to be a working mother.

The mother of 1-year-old Ever opened up about balancing parenthood with work in an unique interview with E! Information’ Daily Pop on April 27 alongside BFF Jonathan Groff. The Spring Awakening star filmed the musical’s reunion particular—airing on HBO Could 3—final fall.

“Doing Spring Awakening in November [2021] was the primary time that I actually left [Ever], and I went again to doing what I actually love a lot,”. “I undoubtedly had mother guilt, for certain, of leaving him and never being there 24/7. However it was so essential for me to point out him me doing what I actually love.”

Motherhood is a task the actress was born to play. She and husband Zandy Reich welcomed son Ever Leo Reich in August 2020.

“Motherhood is gorgeous, it is intense, it is laborious. I’s the best factor I’ve ever finished,” she shared. “[Ever] would not name me ‘mama’ anymore. Now he simply calls me ‘mother,’ and I am like, ‘How did this occur?’ And over the monitor this morning at 7:00 a.m. I simply hear, ‘Mother, mother, mother, mother?’ The actress joked, “I am like, ‘Oh my god, I’ve a 4-year-old.’”