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Jada Pinkett Smith Has Some Parenting Advice for You & It's Right On

November 9, 2016

There's no denying that motherhood is no easy feat and certainly an underrated one, at that. The thing is, it doesn't necessarily get easier with time; the challenges just transform with each phase in your child's life. But when it comes to raising kids, some aspects are more difficult than others, and Jada Pinkett-Smith has just nailed one of the biggest challenges of motherhood in a new interview. Speaking with the Huffington Post, the actress, no stranger to mom-shaming herself, discusses motherhood -- which she calls "very difficult" -- in depth. While all of it resonates, her words on what a mom's most important job is struck me the most: There's many different ways to mother, there's no one cookie-cutout way to be a mother. So, I think, as a mother and as a woman, trying to support other women in how they see it's best to mother their children is very important. And also in being a mother and being supportive of your children and allowing them to self-actualize and become who they think they should be versus who we as parents want them to be. More from CafeMom: 15 Spot-On Parodies of Celeb Mom Life …...

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