Currently in the process of reinventing herself in the music industry in Los Angeles, Watkins has faced challenges her entire life, from a long battle with sickle cell anemia to the removal of a brain tumor in 2006.
But one of her biggest challenges has been being mom to her daughter, Chase, now 12.
"It's the hardest job on the planet," she tells Zap2it. "You're in charge of raising someone and being over their life. There's no rule book, so there's a challenge a day. I go day to day, honestly.
"I think I've pretty much put the values in her that I needed there, as far as God. It's an everyday thing. Sometimes I'm hit with questions from her