By peoplestaff225
Updated January 17, 2007 09:00 AM
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Ming-Na, mom to Michaela, 5, and Cooper, 15 months, spoke to ModernMom.com about balancing her family life with work. She says that prioritizing is the secret- "my family always comes first because that’s what matters most. My career took a backseat for a while after my daughter was born and I have stopped doing movies completely."

What do you want to teach your children?
I want to teach them to be confident in their choices, to make good decisions, and be happy with who they are.

What’s your favorite family activity?
We just love hanging out together — going to movies, playing board games.

What is your greatest achievement?
I’d like to say it’s yet to come… Ultimately, it will be my children growing to be happy, successful, loving and well-adjusted.

What do you do when you’re feeling selfish?
I cherish my alone time. Usually, I jump in the tub for an hour and regenerate.

For more of the interview and other great parenting resources, visit ModernMom.com. Modern Mom features smart and practical advice on topics such as parenting, finances, career, health, wellness, beauty, entertainment and more.

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