Lynne Spears and Jamie Lynn Spears by Gregg DeGuire/ WireImage.com
details her famous daughters
's highs and lows in her new memoir,
Through the Storm: A Real Story of Fame and Family in a Tabloid World
Despite her family's troubled last few years, Spears says that even knowing what she knows now, she would still let her girls pursue their dreams of stardom. She tells
, "I think you have to let them follow their dreams," adding, "I think it would be worse in the end if you didn't."
In her book, Spears admits that she wasn't a perfect mother and regrets not listening to her gut. "Every mother makes mistakes," she writes, "and I'm no different." Spears admits that the toughest time in her life was after she discovered last that then-16-year-old Jamie Lynn was pregnant.
Though her elder children, Bryan, 31, and Britney, 26, have not read or commented publicly on the memoir, Jamie Lynn loved the book. Lynne told
, "I started to cry because I told her, 'I wanted so much for you to like it.' And she got up and kissed me on the cheek and said, 'Mama, thank you so much.'"
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