Food Network star Ayesha Curry gets real about mommy shaming ahead of Mother's Day

Ayesha Curry has a lot on her plate!

Between her Food Network series "Ayesha's Home Kitchen," the opening of her new restaurant International Smoke and the launch of a meal kit delivery service, the bona fide domestic diva is truly dominating at life. And how did we forget -- she's also the wife of NBA superstar Stephen Curry and is mother to two adorable young daughters, Riley and Ryan.

With Ayesha's life in the public life, however, comes criticism. The Food Network star reveals she experiences mommy shaming "all the time."

"It hurts for a second, but I brush it off," she revealed during an exclusive interview at AOL.com. And she also made it clear that it's not just her that experiences shaming, but her husband as well.

During the NBA playoffs in 2015, their daughter Riley became a viral sensation after her dad brought her along for a post-game press conference. Ayesha explained the story behind the situation, which they got a lot of flack from on social media:

"She literally wanted to see her dad and her dad said, 'Okay, come with me.' You guys have Take Your Kid To Work Day today [at AOL] -- he doesn't have that. So that was his moment to take his kid to work. It was super late and she saw him walk by and was screaming for him."

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NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 25: Chef/author/TV personality Ayesha Curry attends New York Premiere of the documentary 'The Live Unprocessed Project' hosted by Arla Foods and No Kid Hungry at Village East Cinema on April 25, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - APRIL 22: Chef Ayesha Curry attends the Los Angeles Times Festival Of Books at USC on April 22, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Keipher McKennie/FilmMagic)
LOS ANGELES, CA - APRIL 19: Ayesha Curry and Salvage Supperclub in partnership with The Glad Products Company, host a #Glad2WasteLess event for Earth Month at Smogshoppe on April 19, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jonathan Leibson/Getty Images for Glad)
MIAMI BEACH, FL - FEBRUARY 24: Ayesha Curry attends Heineken Light Burger Bash Presented by Schweid & Sons Hosted by Rachael Ray on February 24, 2017 in Miami Beach, Florida. (Photo by Gustavo Caballero/Getty Images for SOBEWFF)
NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 16: Ayesha Curry signs cookbooks for fans during the Grand Tasting presented by ShopRite featuring Samsung culinary demonstrations presented by MasterCard at the Food Network & Cooking Channel New York City Wine & Food Festival presented by Coca-Cola at Pier 94 on October 16, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Nicholas Hunt/Getty Images for NYCWFF)
NEW ORLEANS, LA - FEBRUARY 19: Stephen Curry #30 of the Western Conference All-Star Team exits the arena with his wife, Ayesha Curry after the NBA All-Star Game as part of the 2017 NBA All Star Weekend on February 19, 2017 at the Smoothie King Center in New Orleans, Louisiana. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2017 NBAE (Photo by Michelle Farsi/NBAE via Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 15: Ayesha Curry and Michael Mina attend Street Eats part of LOCAL presented by Delta Air Lines at Highline Stages on October 15, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Lars Niki/Getty Images for NYCWFF)
BAL HARBOUR, FL - OCTOBER 02: MIAMI, FL OCTOBER 02: Ayesha Curry leaving after shopping and signs her first cookbook The Seasoned Life: Food, Family, Faith and the Joy of Eating Well' at Books and Books - Bal Harbour on Sunday, October 2, 2016 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Johnny Louis/WireImage)
UNIVERSAL CITY, CA - SEPTEMBER 29: Ayesha Curry joins Mario Lopez in the mobile gaming market with a new casino slots app titled, 'EXTRA Slot Stars!' at Universal CityWalk on September 29, 2016 in Universal City, California. (Photo by Rich Polk/Getty Images for Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment )
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 20: Ayesha Curry attends the Williams-Sonoma Ayesha Curry Book Signing at Williams-Sonoma Columbus Circle on September 20, 2016 in New York, New York. (Photo by Jared Siskin/Patrick McMullan via Getty Images)
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But it was a learning experience for both the two young parents, and opened Stephen's eyes to what really matters most:

"He realized, 'I'm not just an athlete -- I'm a dad with responsibilities and duties.'"

Curry, who currently lives in San Francisco, also admits that she experiences a lot of what she calls "mommy guilt." The star flew 3,000 miles away to the East Coast for a work trip, including to promote her partnership with the National Mango Board, and she bluntly admitted that she had a meltdown because hadn't seen her kiddos for so long.

"This is the longest that I've been away from my girls -- it's been eight days. I was literally having a panic attack ... I definitely had a meltdown and I had to stop and take deep breaths and put everything into perspective," the celeb chef revealed.

Ayesha -- thank goodness -- made it back in time to see Steph and the Golden State Warriors defeat the Portland Trailblazers in Game 4.

While Steph had an incredible game we gotta give the credit to Ayesha's pre-game pasta, a tradition that has been "going strong for eight years."

Golden State now leads Utah Jazz 2-0 in the Western Conference semi-finals.

Ayesha also reveled an adorable move her hubby does before the start of a game. The couple have matching tattoos on their arms, and Steph slaps his own before tipoff:

"What it represents to us is that the past is dead and gone and the future is not promised so live in the moment. It's always a reminder to do everything wholeheartedly."

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Stephen Curry through the years
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Stephen Curry through the years
Gonzaga's Micah Downs (L) battle Davidson's Stephen Curry for a loose ball during the first half of their first round NCAA men's basketball tournament game in Raleigh, North Carolina March 21, 2008. REUTERS/Ellen Ozier (UNITED STATES)
Davidson Wildcats' Stephen Curry celebrates after a three-pointer against the Wisconsin Badgers during second half of their NCAA men's Midwest Regional basketball game in Detroit March 28, 2008. REUTERS/John Gress (UNITED STATES)
Players attending the 2009 NBA Draft pose on stage with NBA Commissioner David Stern before the start of the Draft in New York, June 25, 2009. From left are Jordan Hill, Stephen Curry, Stern, Hasheem Thabeet (back C) Ricky Rubio and Blake Griffin. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson (UNITED STATES SPORT BASKETBALL)
Stephen Curry of the U.S. gestures while biting on his mouth guard during a friendly basketball game against Greece ahead of the 2010 FIBA World Championship in Athens August 25, 2010. The FIBA World Championship will take place in Turkey from August 28 to September 12. REUTERS/Kostas Tsironis (GREECE - Tags: SPORT BASKETBALL)
Golden State Warriors' Stephen Curry holds the trophy after winning the skills challenge event during the NBA basketball All-Star weekend in Los Angeles, February 19, 2011. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson (UNITED STATES - Tags: SPORT BASKETBALL)
Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry bites a mouth piece during the first quarter of his NBA basketball game against Los Angeles Lakers in Oakland, California December 22, 2012. REUTERS/Stephen Lam (UNITED STATES - Tags: SPORT BASKETBALL)
Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry and New York Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony (R) wait for a rebound in the fourth quarter of their NBA basketball game at Madison Square Garden in New York, February 27, 2013. REUTERS/Ray Stubblebine (UNITED STATES - Tags: SPORT BASKETBALL)
Feb 12, 2014; Oakland, CA, USA; Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) moves to the basket against Miami Heat center Chris Bosh (1) the fourth quarter at Oracle Arena. The Heat defeated the Warriors 111-110. Mandatory Credit: Cary Edmondson-USA TODAY Sports
Feb 14, 2015; New York, NY, USA; Team Curry legend Dell Curry (left) and Team Curry guard Stephen Curry of the Golden State Warriors (30, right) celebrate during the 2015 NBA All Star Shooting Stars competition at Barclays Center. Mandatory Credit: Bob Donnan-USA TODAY Sports
April 10, 2014; Oakland, CA, USA; Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30, right) drives to the basket against Denver Nuggets guard Aaron Brooks (0) during the third quarter at Oracle Arena. The Nuggets defeated the Warriors 100-99. Mandatory Credit: Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports
Apr 27, 2014; Oakland, CA, USA; Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) celebrates against the Los Angeles Clippers during the first quarter in game four of the first round of the 2014 NBA Playoffs at Oracle Arena. Mandatory Credit: Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports
May 3, 2014; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) is defended by Los Angeles Clippers center DeAndre Jordan (6) in game seven of the first round of the 2014 NBA Playoffs at Staples Center. The Clippers defeated the Warriors 126-121 to win the series 4-3. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports
Feb 14, 2015; New York, NY, USA; Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) celebrates during the 2015 NBA All Star Three Point Contest competition at Barclays Center. Mandatory Credit: Bob Donnan-USA TODAY Sports
April 18, 2015; Oakland, CA, USA; Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr (left) talks to guard Stephen Curry (30, right) during the third quarter in game one of the first round of the NBA Playoffs against the New Orleans Pelicans at Oracle Arena. The Warriors defeated the Pelicans 106-99. Mandatory Credit: Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports
May 5, 2015; Oakland, CA, USA; Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) hoists the MVP trophy before game two of the second round of the NBA Playoffs against the Memphis Grizzlies at Oracle Arena. Mandatory Credit: Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports
May 13, 2015; Oakland, CA, USA; Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) celebrates in front of forward Draymond Green (23) after making a three-point basket during the first quarter in game five of the second round of the NBA Playoffs against the Memphis Grizzlies at Oracle Arena. Mandatory Credit: Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports
May 27, 2015; Oakland, CA, USA; Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) celebrates with the western conference championship trophy after defeating the Houston Rockets in game five of the Western Conference Finals of the NBA Playoffs at Oracle Arena. Mandatory Credit: Kelley L Cox-USA TODAY Sports
Jun 16, 2015; Cleveland, OH, USA; Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) celebrates with forward Draymond Green (23) during the third quarter of game six of the NBA Finals against the Cleveland Cavaliers at Quicken Loans Arena. Mandatory Credit: David Richard-USA TODAY Sports
Jun 16, 2015; Cleveland, OH, USA; Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) poses with the Larry O'Brien Trophy as Golden State Warriors guard Andre Iguodala (9) celebrates with the NBA Finals MVP trophy after beating the Cleveland Cavaliers in game six of the NBA Finals at Quicken Loans Arena. Mandatory Credit: Bob Donnan-USA TODAY Sports
WASHINGTON, DC - FEBRUARY 04: National Basketball Asssociation MVP Stephen Curry (3rd R) laughs as U.S. President Barack Obama jokes during his remarks at an event for the 2015 NBA Champion Golden State Warriors in the East Room on February 4, 2016 in Washington, DC. Obama welcomed the Warriors to the White House to congratulate the team on their championshhip season. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)
SANTA CLARA, CA - FEBRUARY 07: Stephen Curry of the Golden State Warriors prepares to hit the 'Keep Pounding' drum for the Carolina Panthers prior to Super Bowl 50 against the Denver Broncos at Levi's Stadium on February 7, 2016 in Santa Clara, California. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)
Jun 8, 2016; Cleveland, OH, USA; Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) shoots the ball over Cleveland Cavaliers center Tristan Thompson (13) during the first half in game three of the NBA Finals at Quicken Loans Arena. Mandatory Credit: David Richard-USA TODAY Sports
Jun 16, 2016; Cleveland, OH, USA; Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) speaks to the media after game six of the NBA Finals against the Cleveland Cavaliers at Quicken Loans Arena. The Cavaliers won 115-101. Mandatory Credit: David Richard-USA TODAY Sports
October 21, 2016; Oakland, CA, USA; Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) and forward Kevin Durant (35) celebrate after Curry made a three-point basket during the second quarter against the Portland Trail Blazers at Oracle Arena. Mandatory Credit: Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports
Oct 19, 2016; San Diego, CA, USA; Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) flexes against the Los Angeles Lakers during the fourth quarter at Valley View Casino Center. Mandatory Credit: Jake Roth-USA TODAY Sports
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