P!nk speaks onstage during the P!NK 'TRUSTFALL' Album Release Party at The Edge at Hudson Yards on February 17, 2023 in New York City.

Pink is getting real about her life as a rock-star mom, revealing things weren’t always a “funhouse.” In a new interview with People, the singer-songwriter talked about balancing her two loves: family and performing.

“When I had kids, people said: ‘Your career’s going to be over. How are you going to tour?'” the “Never Gonna Not Dance Again” singer said. Pink, who has been married to husband Carey Hart, 47, since 2006, shares daughter Willow, 11, and son Jameson, 6. At 43, Pink has remained one of the most enduring pop stars of her generation.

The “Get The Party Singer” has sold more than 60 million albums worldwide, achieved 23 Top 40 singles, and earned three Grammys and an Emmy. Her last tour, Beautiful Trauma, was the second-highest-grossing tour of all time by a female artist (after Madonna). Now, following the release of her ninth album Trustfall, she’s ready to do it again, first with her Pink Summer Carnival stadium tour this summer, with special guests Pat Benatar, Brandi Carlile, Gayle, Gwen Stefani, and more. Following that is the Trustfall arena tour in the fall.

When she and Hart became parents, Pink revealed all of her fears were worth it. “I did not know I was going to have a family. I didn’t picture that for myself because I was terrified I would be a terrible mother,” says Pink. “But, oh my God, being a mom is the most incredible thing I’ve ever done. It’s shocking how responsible I’ve become.”

Though Pink loves being a rock-star mom, her tour schedule sometimes overlaps with her kids’ special events. “We finally had to have this really teary conversation about what I do and that it’s hard as a mom, and that’s why not a lot of moms do it,” Pink says of missing one of Willow’s theater productions later this year. “I told her, ‘It’s going to suck, and I won’t go longer than 10 days without you . . . or I’ll quit. I’ll walk away tomorrow. What do you want?’ And she was like, ‘Don’t quit, Mama. I will just miss you sometimes. And I love what you do.’ And I was like, ‘I love what I do too. I worked my a– off for it, and I’m not going to apologize for that. Also, it affords you a very nice life!'”

Pink's 15 Best Music Videos Ranked

P!nk celebrates her 43rd birthday today, so to commemorate her birthday we ranked our 15 favorite music videos the eccentric singer and songwriter has come out with since her 2000 debut album, Can’t Take Me Home. For the last 20 years, she’s given us hits like “Get the Party Started,” “There You Go” and “So What.”

  • 15. Walk Me Home

    For the dance shadow choreography alone, P!nk’s music video for “Walk Me Home” earns the number 15 spot on our list of best videos.

  • 14. Wild Hearts Can't Be Broken

    The emotional black-and-white video featuring her daughter, Willow Sage Hart, has us in our feels.

  • 13. What About Us

    P!nk involving interpretive dance in “What About Us” is the perfect culmination of acting and choreography.

  • 12. Funhouse

    From her 2008 album of the same name, “Funhouse” shows P!nk frolicking around with “evil clowns,” burning down memories and quite literally — a house.

  • 11. There You Go

    When P!nk emerged on the scene in 2000 with her bright pink hair, she showed us a powerful woman with attitude who doesn’t give a damn what anyone thinks.

  • 10. U + Ur Hand

    P!nk’s alter egos in “U + Ur Hand” can beat us up anytime, as she shows us with her boxing skills and fiery red hair.

  • 9. Most Girls

    P!nk’s fashion choices in “Most Girls” have all come back in 2021: rocking a metal crop top and baggy pants and a baby blue furry hat with matching bikini top and leather pants.

  • 8. Don't Let Me Get Me

    P!nk proclaimed that when she got to L.A. they told her, “You’ll be a pop star. All you have to change is everything you are,” but that just ain’t P!nk!

  • 7. Please Don't Leave Me

    In an attempt to stop her lover from leaving, P!nk takes things to the extreme in the music video for “Please Don’t Leave Me.”

  • 6. Stupid Girls

    In a parody of what America covets “hot girls” like Paris Hilton in the early 2000s, P!nk rejects the fake tans and fake boobs, opting for outcasts and girls with ambition.

  • 5. So What

    P!nk playfully shows us how much she hates love in the music video for “So What” — chopping down trees with names etched in on them and fighting a newlywed couple who had the unfortunate pleasure of stopping next to her on the street.

  • 4. Just Like Fire

    P!nk shows off her cirque du soleil skills, as “Just Like Fire” was featured on Disney’s 2016 Alice Through The Looking Glass soundtrack. A chess scene involving many P!nks is definitely the highlight of the music video.

  • 3. All I Know So Far

    P!nk’s music videos are practically mini movies, as “All I Know So Far” features out-of-this-world places and characters, and even a cameo by Cher!

  • 2. Beautiful Trauma

    The 1950s cinematography of “Beautiful Trauma” is what reeled us in for this music video, but the Channing Tatum playing the part of her husband got us locked in. The duo even do a gender-swap, with Tatum wearing a dress and silk gloves, while P!nk opted for a suit and tie.

  • 1. Get The Party Started

    After making it’s debut in 2001, “Get The Party Started” became a go-to party anthem, even twenty years later. The music video shows P!nk getting ready for a night of clubbing, but unfortunately for her, the car runs out of gas on the way to the club, so she and her friend steal a couple skateboards to get there — only to be refused entry. Thinking on her feet, they use a scaffold to bring them to the top of the building so they can sneak in.