• I tell my kids, "Look, your life is a video game, and I have to get you from level zero to 18 as an independent person with all your skills and limbs intact. Every time you hit your brother or throw food, you're taking us all back."

    "Julie Bowen: Fellow Mom Reese Witherspoon 'Saved My Life'". Interview with Alissa Schulman, August 9, 2016.