Drew Barrymore: I spend too much time at home

Drew Barrymore: I spend too much time at home

Drew Barrymore worries she spends too much time with her children and not enough at work, but thinks that is a "better guilt" to have.

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The 41-year-old actress - who also has her own production company, Flower Films, and beauty range, Flower Beauty - has a "better guilt" because she focuses so much on daughters Olive, three, and Frankie, 22 months, though she is concerned that means she's neglecting her work.

She said: ​"I really challenge myself by putting work second.

"​​I'm not the mom who is working all the time and then worried about the time I spend with my kids. I'm actually at the point where I'm spending so much time with my kids, I'm worried about my work life.

"That feels like at least a better guilt."​

But Drew - who is married to Will Kopelman - admits her kids find her work incredibly "exciting".

She told People magazine: "They are the greatest things in the world.

"They're super excited. I go to a business conference, they're like, 'Oh wow, Mom's at work.' This is much more exciting.​"

The 'Miss You Already' star recently admitted battling postpartum depression after Frankie was born taught her to take "one thing at a time."

Discussing how the experience changed her, she said: "It's really important. I was in the kids' class with Frankie and Olive this morning and I started fretting about some piece of work news that was just stressful...and I just thought, 'Save it until after class.' One thing at a time."

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