Jennifer Lopez On Family & Marriage: 'I Am A Non-Traditional Family'

When it comes to family, Jennifer Lopez says hers is anything but traditional.

The 43-year-old single mom never misses a step when it comes to her career and her family, and she certainly isn't shy about raising her children in a single-parent household.

"I am a non-traditional family," she told ABC News. "Me being a single mom, their dad doesn’t live at home with them. They have three stepbrothers from two moms … that’s not traditional."

The singer, who divorced Marc Anthony in 2011, has no intention of getting married in the near future and is raising 5-year-old twins, Max and Emme, on her own. Her kids, whom she described as "rambunctious" in a Harper's Bazaar interview, are used to her hectic schedule.

"They are used to being around a lot of people," she previously told the outlet. "They're open, happy, curious, smart, loving, affectionate."

Still, her fast-paced lifestyle hasn't stopped her from wanting more kids.

"I would love to have more," she gushed to E! News earlier this year. "I don't know if it's in the cards for me, but I would love it."

Following the release of her new single "Live It Up," Lopez is executive producing a new ABC family drama "The Fosters." The show gives a peek into the modern American family as it chronicles the lives of a multi-ethnic family raised by two moms.

As Lopez told ABC News, "Putting a show like this on to me is, look, there is no perfect of what family is supposed to be. It’s about love and that’s what I constantly remind myself of because I kind of let society get inside my head, 'Oh, it shouldn’t be like this. I did this, I did that. I failed.' And it’s like, no. They’re happy, they’re healthy, they’re loved more than anything in the world and they’re going to be fine. I want them to know that."



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