Evolution of a Mother's Role
Because your child won't be at home every day, it might seem like you are no longer needed as a mother. But Cathy Brody says you are not abandoning your role—you are just changing it. "We're becoming more of a mentor, somebody who can really provide information, and a role model … for our daughters and our sons," she says. "We can be a role model on how people do continue to grow and evolve and develop."