05/11/2012 03:23 pm ET Updated May 13, 2012

Gayle King, Nina Garcia, Lisa Price And Karen Hoguet Discuss Children, Motherhood And Work-Life Balance

You've got her eyes, her prepared-for-anything instincts and maybe even her sense of style. But how much of your parenting chops come from your own mom?

Yesterday, Gayle King, cohost of “CBS This Morning” and editor at large of O, The Oprah Magazine; Nina Garcia, fashion director of Marie Claire and “Project Runway” judge; Lisa Price, founder of Carol’s Daughter; Karen Hoguet, chief financial officer of Macy’s Inc.; and Jessica Alba, actress and co-founder of The Honest Company, were honored for their success in balancing accomplished careers and the demands of motherhood at the National Mother’s Day Committee's 34th Annual “Outstanding Mother Awards.”

The Huffington Post asked King, Garcia, Price and Hoguet how their approach to motherhood is shaped by their own moms. Here, they tell us what they've learned.

What's the best parenting advice you've received from your mom? Let us know in the comments below.



What's the biggest lesson you learned about being a mom from your own mom?