When asked what she cherishes about being a single mother to son Massai, actress Nia Long, known for her roles in Best Man, Love Jones, Big Momma’s House and the upcoming Big Momma’s House 2, says it’s the freedom of parenting choices.
"You get to do it your own way," she says, "It’s wonderful… there’s a bond that we have because it’s just e and him against the world. I get to discover life through his eyes, and he gets to learn from my experience. And I don’t feel like I’ve made any horrible mistakes…yet!"
Source: Life Weekend Magazine, Jan. 27, 2006, pg. 4