“Yeah, I think so,” Nelly said. “When they become toddlers, walking, talking, singing, dancing, it’s like you have no choice but to experience life again, like you’re a child again, and it really had a positive impact on me. This album is very youthful.”
Does her two-year-old daughter’s energy rub off, Access asked.
“It really did rub off on me, yeah, her energy,” Nelly laughed. “I recorded this album in Miami and South Beach, Florida, and I was literally making sand castles with her by day at the ocean, and by night, I was cutting tracks with Timbaland.”
Finally, with Nelly looking absolutely toned and gorgeous in her videos, Access wanted the secret behind her fantastic shape.
How’d ya do it Nelly?
“I just think motherhood made me better, I think it rejuvenates you as a person, mind, body and spirit, and I think every women is different. For me, (my daughter) is almost three-years-old now, and the first couple of years I did struggle. I was a little overweight, and I was nursing her, and I kept the weight on for a while, and then I just started working out a little more.”
Nelly lifted weights to get back her flat tummy. But she keeps herself mentally fit too.
“You don’t try to kill yourself over it,” she said. “The stress I think is the worse part. I just try to stay stress free and live in the moment.”