Motherhood can help you see things more clearly—clarifying your purpose at work, recommitting you to your relationship, and reminding you of what really matters. It's a gift to be able to put things into perspective. Know your mission—then rock it.



P.S. How has motherhood already changed you for the better? Share your insights on Instagram with #IAmMotherly.

Baby this week: Baby's vision has truly come into focus. Try this: Show your babe photos of family, friends, pets, and of course, his own adorable face. Exposure to faces helps develop self-awareness and literacy as you point out names.

There has been a growing buzz lately about what some are calling "lazy parenting." It's being touted as the antidote to helicopter parenting, and, while its name may suggest otherwise, it's actually anything but lazy.

So what's the deal with lazy parenting? How do I do it and what will it do for my kids?

When I first heard of lazy parenting, I thought someone had been spying on my house on Fridays from 5:30pm until bedtime.

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