Fergie may seem like she has it all down pat, with a successful music career, incredible husband and adorable son -- not to mention countless side ventures, including five fragrances with Avon -- but the star admits it takes a lot to keep it all together.
"I've gotta be so scheduled and regimented to keep everything together, you know? With Axl and my husband and this album and making sure that everything stays balanced," she opened up to AOL.
"I want to just be able to go with the flow a little bit more," she said.
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UNITED STATES - CIRCA 2002: Fergie (Stacy Ferguson) of the Black Eyed Peas and her boyfriend, actor Josh Duhamel, meet up with Tommy Hilfiger (right) backstage as they attend a showing of Hilfiger's spring 2006 collection at the Tent in Bryant Park during Fashion Week. The runway show, which featured 100 models, celebrated the designer's 20 years in business. (Photo by Richard Corkery/NY Daily News Archive via Getty Images)
American hip hop group Black Eyed Peas back stage at TV show, London, circa 2003. Left to right: will.i.am (William Adams), apl.de.ap (Allan Pineda), Fergie (Stacy Ferguson) and Taboo (Jaime Gomez). (Photo by David Tonge/Getty Images)
Group portrait of American hip hop group Black Eyed Peas, London, circa 2003. Left to right: apl.de.ap (Allan Pineda), Fergie (Stacy Ferguson), Taboo (Jaime Gomez) and will.i.am (William Adams). (Photo by David Tonge/Getty Images)
Fergie of The Black Eyed Peas (Photo by Mychal Watts/WireImage)
Justin Timberlake with Black Eyed Peas backstage at the Vinyl Club in Hollywood, California (Photo by Jeffrey Mayer/WireImage)
Black Eyed Peas during 2003 MTV Video Music Awards - Red Carpet at Radio City Music Hall in New York City, New York, United States. (Photo by KMazur/WireImage)
Fergie (Photo by J. Countess/WireImage)
Juanes and Black Eyed Peas during 4th Annual Latin GRAMMY Awards - Rehearsals Day 2 in Miami, United States. (Photo by M. Caulfield/WireImage)
Juanes and The Black Eyed Peas perform a medley of 'La Paga' and 'Latin Girls' at The 4th Annual Latin GRAMMY Awards (Photo by M. Caulfield/WireImage)
LONDON - SEPTEMBER 25: Black Eyed Peas arrive for the 'Mastercard MOBO Awards 2003' at the Royal Albert Hall on September 25, 2003 in London. (Photo by Dave Hogan/Getty Images)
Fergie of Black Eyed Peas during Spike TV Presents 2003 GQ Men of the Year Awards - Press Room at The Regent Wall Street in New York City, New York, United States. (Photo by Stephen Lovekin/FilmMagic)
EDINBURGH, SCOTLAND - NOVEMBER 6: (U.S. TABS OUT) Singer Justin Timberlake (2nd from R) poses with Black Eyed Peas backstage during the 2003 MTV Europe Music Awards at Ocean Terminal on November 6, 2003 in Edinburgh, Scotland. (Photo by Frank Micelotta/Getty Images)
AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 25: BIG DAY OUT Photo of BLACK EYED PEAS, live in Melbourne (Photo by Martin Philbey/Redferns)
Black Eyed Peas perform 'Where Is The Love' (Photo by M. Caulfield/WireImage)
Black Eyed Peas, Fergie (Photo by Jean Baptiste Lacroix/WireImage)
Fergie of Black Eyed Peas (Photo by Mike Marsland/WireImage)
NETHERLANDS - MAY 01: PINKPOP FESTIVAL Photo of BLACK EYED PEAS, Fergie & George Pajon Jr (Photo by Rob Verhorst/Redferns)
Fergie of Black Eyed Peas (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/WireImage for Clear Channel Entertainment)
Mojo Honours List, Banqueting House, Whitehall, London, Britain - 22 Jun 2004, Black Eyed Peas - Will I Am, Stacey Ferguson And Apl De Ap (Photo by Brian Rasic/Getty Images)
The Black Eyed Peas Singing at Walmart Shareholders Meeting 2011
Fergie of Black Eyed Peas (Photo by Jamie McCarthy/WireImage for Porter Novelli- NY)
The Black Eyed Peas during The 5th Annual Latin GRAMMY Awards - Arrivals at Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, California, United States. (Photo by SGranitz/WireImage for NARAS)
MIAMI BEACH, FL - OCTOBER 21: Singer Fergie of Black Eyed Peas is photographed backstage at the 2004 MTV Video Music Awards Latin America on October 21, 2004 at the Jackie Gleason Theater, in Miami Beach, Florida. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Getty Images)
Black Eyed Peas during 2004 MTV European Music Awards - Show at Tor di Valle in Rome, Italy. (Photo by KMazur/WireImage)
Fergie of Black Eyed Peas performs 'Let's Get It Started' (Photo by M. Caulfield/WireImage for VH-1 Channel - New York)
JACKSONVILLE, FL - FEBRUARY 06: Fergie of the Black Eyed Peas performs with Earth, Wind and Fire before the start of Super Bowl XXXIX between the New England Patriots and the Philadelphia Eagles at Alltel Stadium on February 6, 2005 in Jacksonville, Florida. (Photo by Brian Bahr/Getty Images)
Fergie and apl.de.ap of Black Eyed Peas (Photo by Jun Sato/WireImage)
Fergie of the Black Eyed Peas (Photo by Chris Weeks/WireImage)
Fergie of The Black Eyed Peas (Photo by Jeffrey Mayer/WireImage)
EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - MAY 22: Fergie (right) and Apl.de.Ap of the Black Eyed Peas perform during Z100's Zootopia 2005 at the Continental Airlines Arena on May 22, 2005 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Scott Gries/Getty Images)
Fergie of Black Eyed Peas at My Scene Goes Hollywood Celebrity Retreat, produced by Backstage Creations (Photo by Mark Sullivan/WireImage)
Black Eyed Peas during 2005 MTV European Music Awards Lisbon - Show at Atlantic Pavillion in Lisbon, Portugal. (Photo by Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic)
THE TONIGHT SHOW WITH JAY LENO -- Episode 3320 -- Pictured: Musical guest Fergie performs on February 28, 2007 -- Photo by: Paul Drinkwater/NBCU Photo Bank
NEW YORK - SEPTEMBER 06: Singer Fergie performs onstage at the Conde Nast Media Group's Fourth Annual Fashion Rocks Concert at Radio City Music Hall September 6, 2007 in New York City. (Photo by Bryan Bedder/Getty Images)
UNIVERSAL CITY, CA - AUGUST 26: Singer Fergie arrives to the 2007 Teen Choice Awards at the Gibson Amphitheater on August 26, 2007 in Universal City, California. (Photo by Jason Merritt/FilmMagic)
LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 18: Singer Fergie arrives at the 2007 American Music Awards held at the Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE on November 18, 2007 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by David Livingston/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 10: Singer Fergie arrives to the 50th Annual GRAMMY Awards at the Staples Center on February 10, 2008 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Steve Granitz/WireImage)
WEST PALM BEACH, FL - MAY 02: Singer Fergie performs live at the Sunfest Music & Arts Festival on May 2, 2008 in West Palm Beach, Florida. (Photo by Logan Fazio/FilmMagic)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 24: Rapper Nelly (L) and singer Fergie perform onstage during the 2008 BET Awards held at the Shrine Auditorium on June 24, 2008 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - DECEMBER 31: Singer Fergie (C) and Niall Horan, Harry Styles, Zayn Malik, Liam Payne and Louis Tomlinson onstage at Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve With Ryan Seacrest 2015 at CBS Television City in Los Angeles California on December 31, 2014. (Photo by Mark Davis/DCNYRE2015/Getty Images for dcp)
LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 23: Singer Fergie arrives at the 2014 American Music Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on November 23, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Gregg DeGuire/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 20: Singer Fergie and husband actor Josh Duhamel arrive at the Tom Ford Autumn/Winter 2015 Womenswear Collection Presentation at Milk Studios on February 20, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagic)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - NOVEMBER 07: Actor Josh Duhamel and singer Fergie attend WildAid 2015 at Montage Hotel on November 7, 2015 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Paul Redmond/Getty Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - NOVEMBER 07: Fergie attends WildAid 2015 at Montage Hotel on November 7, 2015 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Jason LaVeris/FilmMagic)
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Part of that means hitting the studio and "finally" releasing her new album, which has been pushed back since her single, "L.A. Love (la la)," which was released in September 2014.
"I had so much fun doing that, and I wanted to come out with the album right after that, but it just wasn't ready because I'm a wife and a mom -- it just takes longer," she said. "Those are both beautiful jobs that I love, but if I want a balanced life, it takes longer to make an album."
In the meantime, the 40-year-old mother has spent some incredible quality time with her little one, 2-year-old Axl Jack Duhamel -- Halloween with her son was one of her biggest "highlights" from 2015.
"He wore at least 10 costumes this year –- one a day, sometimes even more than one a day. He got really into Halloween, and he still every day wants to listen to Halloween songs on YouTube, see trick or treating," she said.
Axl, as it turns out, is a huge fan of YouTube -- and while the tiny tot may have world-famous parents, but his biggest idols are a little more YouTube-niche. Fergie says her son is totally obsessed with YouTube sensations Gabe and Garrett, two brothers whose dad films them trick-or-treating, opening presents and performing skits.
"We're Gabe and Garrett's biggest fans. So if Axl could meet Gabe and Garrett one day, that would be the thrill of his life."
Christmas is also huge for the family, which upholds an annual tradition started by Fergie's mom.
"My mom always would put Christmas carols, holiday music on to decorate the tree, and it sets the mood for the season, and I like to carry on the tradition," Fergie said. "Last year's Christmas was amazing. We had both the grandpas stay the night, and everyone had funny Santa and reindeer hats on, and Axl was just amazed by the whole thing."
In addition to trucks (the toddler's favorite!), Axl may be getting a little sister or brother in the near future. Fergie recently revealed she'd love to have more kids, and she thinks Axl would be a great older brother.
"He loves other kids! He's very social, he loves to play with other kids, he's at the park all the time with new babies, so he gets it," she said.