Celebrity Katherine Schwarzenegger Doesn't "Want to Do It All" on Her Own Her mindset on motherhood is so relatable. By Tessa Petak Tessa Petak Instagram Tessa Petak is a Brooklyn-based writer who helps to cultivate InStyle's illustrious news coverage across a wide range of topics including celebrity, fashion, and entertainment. She also produces and composes celebrity profiles and features for the site and InStyle's digital issues. InStyle's editorial guidelines Published on March 2, 2023 @ 02:55PM Pin Share Tweet Email Photo: Getty Images Katherine Schwarzenegger is a mom to two cute daughters, Eloise Christina and Lyla Maria (both under the age of 3), whom she shares with husband Chris Pratt. She's also a children's book author and the host of Instagram Live series BDA Baby (Before, During, After Baby). So, yes, it can all be a lot sometimes, so Schwarzenegger is getting really real about being a working mom. During the DSW's Best Foot Forward panel on Thursday, Schwarzenegger set the record straight about being the kind of mother who isn't afraid to ask for help. "I'm a big believer — I feel like on Instagram we see all these moms that are like, 'I'm doing it all, I'm doing it all, I'm doing it all on my own,' blah-blah and I'm like, 'I don't want to do it all on my own,'" she told host Keltie Knight before adding that her mother Maria Shriver and sister Christina Schwarzenegger joined her on a recent promotional book tour to help with the babies. "I would've dramatically suffered, had I not brought my mom and my sister with me," she said. "I want to lean on my sister, I want to lean on my mom, I want to lean on my girlfriends, my mom friends. I want to be honest and transparent and also say, 'I can't make this today. My kid's sick. She was up all night teething, I need to be a mom right now.'" Getty Images "So, I think being able to be open about the fact that you don't have to do it all, you can lean on people, you can enlist help from others and being okay with that," she concluded. "That, I feel, is such a big struggle for women in general, but I think especially if you're balancing multiple roles, is saying, 'I need help today,' and that's OK."