The marriage of Gwen Stefani and Gavin Rossdale has been going for over ten years, a rarity in Hollywood. The singer and fashion designer sat down with Vogue to chat about what makes their family tick and how they survive the crazy chaos of their lifestyles.
On how kids changed their world: “Having kids takes the whole relationship to another place. It is the ultimate collaboration. Both of us have such strong opinions about how it should be, and it’s really fun to do it together. At first your life is totally the same. You have this cute little thing that you get to drive around everywhere and you’re so proud and it’s amazing. And as they grow older, it really does start to change your life. Like, ‘Oh my God, they have school, they have to get through first grade, they have to learn to read.’ It starts getting so serious, and you’re like, ‘Ahhh!’”
She also says that their boys being older makes it hard when one of them is away. When Gavin was touring last year with his band, it was tough. “One thing we’ve had in our relationship the whole time is that we can have it both ways: together, not together, and it’s fine. But when you have kids? It’s not so great. They need him. Once you have a family, it’s just so obvious how everyone needs each other. So it’s really nice to have him back.”
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