"Although becoming a singer was my plan A after first hearing Whitney Houston when I was 17, I started off with plan B by going to the teacher-training college that my dad went to. It was a slow coming of age."
"It is easier for a father to have children than for children to have a real father."Toni Braxton on Pope John XXIII
"When one has not had a good father, one must create one."Toni Braxton on Friedrich Nietzsche
"My father? I never knew him. Never even seen a picture of him."Toni Braxton on Eminem
"I am not ashamed to say that no man I ever met was my father's equal, and I never loved any other man as much."Toni Braxton on Hedy Lamarr
"Whoever does not have a good father should procure one."Toni Braxton on Friedrich Nietzsche
"Dating is different when you get older. You're not as trusting, or as eager to get back out there and expose yourself to someone."
"But I don't want to be out there anymore I don't want people asking me about my health issues, about my kids. I choose not to be a public paparazzi girl on purpose."
"In a broken marriage, it can be challenging and tough to get that work/life balance. I love performing but I also love being a mum, and I hate having to choose between them."
"I've been advised not to have any more children for medical reasons, so that's it - the shop has closed, even though I would have loved a daughter."
"I'd lose my mind if I heard my kid call the nanny Mommy."