The gorgeous Brooke, 37, has three daughters and one son. “Rain loves when I give her piggy-back rides,” she said of her 2-year-old.
She has learned better than to strive to be the perfect mom. “We are all learning along the way,” she said with Rain, 2. “I take parenting moment by moment and make the best of each day. Whatever I am going through, there is another mother out there going through the same thing.”
“The witching hours before school are my least favorite part of the day,” Brooke, with one-year-old Shaya, admitted. “It’s always action-packed getting my older girls ready, well-fed and out the door in time for school. Meanwhile, my youngest two have their own set of needs in the morning.” She counts on help from her husband, actor David Charvet.
Her biggest mommy “oops!” moment was when she forgot to take care of herself! “Not packing an extra shirt for Mom in my baby bag and having to wear the airline pajamas off the plane… after [oldest daughter, now 9] Neriah threw up all over me!” Brooke (here, with Shaya) said.
Brooke loves to celebrate her family’s milestones. “Birthdays are very special and intimate in our house, usually spent at home with a homemade cake and candles,” she said. “With Shaya being the youngest, his first birthday was no exception!”
Brooke and her family live in California, and they love the outdoors. “Our favorite days are spent in the garden,” she said. “We bring out all the toys and lay down blankets where we play for hours. Shaya is learning to walk on the comfort of our lawn, and Rain (pictured) is constantly trying to keep up with her older sisters.”