She’s a superstar performer who is used to being waited on hand and foot but when it comes to her daughter Beyonce Knowles is happy to play second fiddle.
The XO singer attended a business meeting in New York on Thursday with two-year-old Blue Ivy and the exhausted youngster had to be carried out by her
Cradling her protectively in her arms, Beyonce flashed a big smile as Blue snuggled into her.
Beyonce, 32, was dressed in cropped green trousers, heels and a striped coat while Blue was well wrapped up from the New York chill.
She was dressed in a puffa jacket, colourful skirt and tights and her face was hidden by her hood.
Practical Beyonce pulled her blonde hair back off her face but added a slick of red lipstick.
The performer – who is married to Jay Z – recently insisted being a mother and wife are the most important things in her life.
In the second installment of her ‘mini-art feature’ video Queen B declared ‘Nothing feels like my child singing “mummy”. No, nothing feels like when I look my husband in the eyes, nothing feels like when I’m respected, when I get on the stage and I see I’m changing people’s lives.’