updated 09/13/2011 AT 2:25 PM ET
•originally published 09/13/2011 AT 11:15 AM ET
“My husband does so much to help me, and I do as much to help him as possible,” Hendricks, 36, told PEOPLE at the I Don’t Know How She Does It premiere Monday in New York. “If one day he’s off from work, he’ll help me to do something – and vice versa.”
Amid two busy careers, the actress and hubby Geoffrey Arend make it work by giving each other a little grace, Hendricks said during the Cinema Society-hosted after party at the Hudson Hotel.
“We’ve been doing a lot of traveling and different jobs and going back and forth,” she said. “I don’t freak myself out if something doesn’t happen.”