Bridgette Wilson-Sampras isn’t afraid to get her hands dirty with a little finger paint. The 34-year-old actress, wife to tennis great Pete Sampras and mom to sons Christian Charles, 5 and Ryan Nikolaos, 2 ½, says she keeps busy by spending time at a preschool co-op which "requires a fair amount of involvement." Not that she’s complaining! Says Bridgette,

Being a lot of different things to a lot of different people — even little people, as the case may be — is all part of being a modern mom, Bridgette tells in a new interview.

Bridgette says that, for her, it’s an easy choice to put family first. But when she does take time out for herself professionally, her family — in turn — rallies around her.

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