Britney Spears' mother LYNNE is convinced her daughter will soon return to her superstar status - because she is "in her element" when she is performing.
The Gimme More hitmaker enjoyed huge success in her teenage years before experiencing a meltdown after losing custody of her two sons Sean Preston, three, and Jayden James, two, last year (07). Two stints in hospital earlier this year (08) also heightened fears for her wellbeing.
But the singer has since regained control of her life and is busy preparing for the release of her much-anticipated new album, Circus, next week (begs01Dec08).
Her mum tells British morning show GMTV, "I think Britney is just ready to get started again. This is when she's most in her element."
The singer is aware she is going to have to juggle her professional life with the welfare of her sons - but Lynne is sure she'll be able to balance her responsibilities.
She adds, "There's gonna have to be the balance - it has to be worked out with work and everything like any other performer has to.
"But everything's going to be fine because we've got a lot of people and the best that are helping us now. We're gonna get this done and it's all gonna be good. You just wait and see!"
And Lynne reveals that it was good old fashioned family support that got the singer through her rough patch: "I think with a lot of love and care and help (she recovered). Sometimes you have to settle down. You have to stop (and) think. There are a lot of people that care about Britney and love Britney and Britney's doing great now."
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