More: Does she have a relationship with her siblings?
MM: Yes. Actually, Ivanka helped Tiffany secure an internship at Vogue this year. She would go to work at 5:30 AM, and even got to have lunch with Anna Wintour.
More: Did you and Tiffany do anything special when you weren’t working?
MM: We went to Africa with the “Nu Skin Force for Good Foundation” to work with a few orphanages for a couple of weeks. Our job was to deliver food to the villages. We also got to see the schools where people can learn to be better farmers and create a better water supply.
More: Did you ever want to get remarried?
MM: Tiffany was always number one. She came before everything else, including another relationship. As a result, it became hard to create space for a man. I became engaged to Michael Mailer years ago but in the end I wasn’t quite ready to be married again. While a lot of single moms went out on the weekends when their kids were with their dads, I never had that opportunity because I was a full-time mom.
MM: Priorities. I didn’t have that time to myself to discover that part of myself.
More: Any regrets?
MM: Oh no. Tiffany is my greatest gift and I am so happy I got to be the parent who was there for her. I will cry when she leaves for college. My ex-husband has his mission and his devotion to what he wants to do in the world. Maybe I didn’t make tons of money, but I have a relationship with my daughter that is way more valuable.
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