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Kim Kardashian Gets Candid About Her Struggles as a Single Mom: 'I Play Good Police Officer and Bad Cop'

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May 21 2023, Published 11:30 a.m. ET

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Kim Kardashian recently made an appearance on the "On Purpose with Jay Shetty" podcast where she spoke candidly about parenting her four kids she shares with ex-husband Kanye West — daughters North, 9, and Chicago, 5, and sons Saint, 7, and Psalm, 4.

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To begin the interview, host Jay Shetty asked Kardashian about the reality of raising her kids compared to her preconceptions before she became a mom.

"Everyone says the days are long and the years are short, and that couldn't be like a more true statement," she responded. "So, like, when you're in it, I mean, especially when they're babies, and you're feeding ... there's madness going on. It's like full madness."

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"It's the best chaos though," the Skims founder gushed.

She added, "You have no idea what's going on" in the morning and "It's like I always have to do one of my daughter's hair — and it has to be perfect, and it has to be a certain way — and then this one needs me to put his shoes on, and they all need you. ... It's like full crazy madness, cooking, running around. Like, it's wild."

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The conversation deepened as Kardashian continued to share her experience as a matriarch, saying, "Parenting is the thing that has taught me the most about myself."

"It has been the most challenging thing," the famous sister stated. "There are nights I cry myself to sleep. Like, holy shit, this f****** tornado in my house. Like, what just happened?"

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"You know, with all the moods and the personalities, and sometimes they're fighting, and you know, there's no one there," she explained. "Like, it's [just] me to play good police officer and bad cop."

Kardashian then admitted she is not the perfect parent. She has been working on "being a little bit firmer," but "Parenting is really f****** hard."

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"That's the only way I can describe it," she noted. "It is the most rewarding job in the entire world. It is. There is nothing that can prepare you. ... I don't care how long you wait. I don't care what you're waiting for. You are never prepared."

"But," the 42-year-old added, "you will figure it out, and it will make you so proud of yourself that you figured it out and that you got through the day."

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"We are going hour by hour to see if we're gonna survive night by night," Kardashian confessed.

People reported on Kardashian's remarks.

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