Washington D.C., Sept. 11 -- : American actor Angelina Jolie, after years of being a doting mother, wants to go on a journey of rediscovering herself and finding the person she was before becoming a parent.

Jolie, who is a proud mother to daughters Vivienne (11), Shiloh (13), and Zahara (14) and sons Knox, (11), Pax (15), and Maddox (18), recently told HELLO! magazine in a new interview that her older kids have recently taught her a valuable lesson, reported People.

The Oscar-winning actor said that her kids' growing up has made her reconnect with herself outside of her maternal role and she is finally "rediscovering herself."

"When your children are little, you feel more 'Mommy.' When they are teenagers, you start to remember yourself a...