MARIAH Carey has learnt what it means to be "a woman" since becoming a mother.
The singer gave birth to twins Monroe and Moroccan Scott on April 30 and her husband Nick Cannon admits he has seen a change in his wife since the children entered their lives.
He said: "She really knows what being a woman is about now. This whole journey has been eye opening, she'll tell you that."
The arrival of the babies has had a profound effect on Nick as well and he admits his priorities in life have shifted now he is a father.
One thing the America's Got Talent presenter is acutely aware of is that he is now a role model for his daughter Monroe and son Moroccan Scott.
He added to People: "It's just the beginning, so I'm expecting it to change a little more, I'm growing every day and I know that I have to be an example for two lives."
Nick, 30, also revealed he is going to be incorporating his new family in his stand-up comedy routines.
He said: "It's going to be all about the kids. I'll be conscious of what I do, but I still gotta be a little edgy."
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