Eva Mendes feels she couldn't have raised kids earlier in life.

Mendes believes she does  things in her own time.

Mendes shares her thoughts on parenting and age with USAINFOWAVE.

At 40 and 42, Mendes had her children, defying societal expectations.

Mendes reflects on her past  behavior and maturity level.

She prioritizes her kids over  her career, taking a step  back from acting.

Mendes finds clarity in her  decision to focus on motherhood.

Her daughters serve as daily inspiration for making positive choices.

Mendes and Ryan Gosling prioritize privacy for their family.

Mendes respects her children's privacy by refraining from posting their images online.

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