"Being a mother second time round, I'm so much more aware that my impact on my children's entire lives starts when they are born and that what takes place between two through 10 (years old) is as important psychologically, emotionally, intellectually as what happens when they start going to whatever important school they're going to..." Gillian Anderson feels more equipped to be a mother to her two young sons than she did to her 18-year-old daughter, Piper Maru.