In 2009, Katherine Heigl could have had the lead in almost any movie she wanted, but what she really needed was to be home with her daughter Naleigh, whom she just had adopted with her husband Josh Kelley, according to Good Morning America.
"I would come home angry and frustrated that I'd missed everything with my kid that day," she told Good Housekeeping of filming a movie around that time. "I didn't get to wake her up from her nap, or do bath time or bedtime. I'd have to sneak into her room and kiss her when she was sleeping, hoping not to wake her up."
Shortly after that, she returned to "Grey's Anatomy," the show that put her on the map, and she still felt like she wanted to be at home with her girl.