Richards told People magazine it was hard leaving her daughters, Sam, 1, and 2-month-old Lola, when she returned to work.
But, she said, the blessing of being on an ensemble show like "Sex, Love & Secrets" is that she does not have work every day.
She said she is getting parenting help from her estranged husband, which provides "a wonderful escape" as she is "able to just focus on work."
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