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The picture of motherhood is not always rosy-colored.

A First-Time Mom Gets Real About Postpartum Depression

Being nearly 7 months pregnant with my first child, I've found a million and one things to stress about during this journey. Is the baby gaining enough weight? Will my next ultrasound be OK? What the hell is labor going to be like? However, one prevailing concern as I head towards the gestational finish line surrounds the possibility of facing postpartum depression — and I am scared.

Easter dress
This striped dress by Ralph Lauren is perfect for spring.

10 Adorable Easter Dresses You'll Love For Your Kids

Aside from the sacrament of Eucharist, Easter is a celebration of springtime frivolity, where egg hunts and garden parties run aplenty. Get into the spirit and outfit your own leading lady (your daughter) in a sweet Easter dress. And it just so happens that some of our favorite childrenswear lines are offering some of the cutest pieces just in time for the holiday.

Jennifer Love Hewitt
Find out how the new mom found inspiration for her line.

Hot Momma! Jennifer Love Hewitt Dishes On Her New Maternity Line

There is nothing better than getting more options for maternity wear especially when they are coming from fashionable celebs. Rosie Pope, Elle Macpherson, Jessica Simpson, Heidi Klum, Victoria Beckham have all gone down the road of maternity wear designer and now we can add the stunning Jennifer Love Hewitt to the list!

Nothing like a good book.

5 LGBT Children's Books That Promote Equality And Love

When looking for a book to read to your child, are you sometimes stymied by the lack of diversity? Well, worry no more, because we have here a list of our favorite children's books, perfect for teaching your children about LGBT families and the many forms that love takes.

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This woman is all heart — but she means business.

9 Reasons Stay-At-Home Moms Are The Hottest Women We Know

There is no doubt about it: Stay-at-home moms have one of the toughest jobs around. That said, being a full-time mother isn't all work and no play; We're firm believers in the fact that looking hot while rocking a messy bun and grass-stained jeans couldn't come more naturally to moms. The modern-day SAHM has certainly got the sexy superwoman thing down pat.

Little Anfisa with her parents.

When Love Is Present, Is Negligence Excused?

It all started the night photographer Irina Popova saw Lilya in the street with her baby at 2am. Popova, who was looking for a new creative venture, asked if she could take a shot of mother and daughter. From there, Popova was invited back to their home to take more photos. What the artist found in that little apartment was shocking.

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The problem is not the word 'bossy'.

'Ban Bossy': Smart Women, Stupid Solution

There are so many things wrong with Sheryl Sandberg's latest push to 'ban bossy' that I can’t even think straight. The problem is not the word 'bossy'. The problem is the diminishing of our children's confidence and self-esteem. We don't need to coddle our kids. We need to give them the tools to deal with a world that is not always catering and kind.

My Little Pony
Grayson Bruce says kids are "punching me, pushing me down, calling me horrible names."

How A School Was Able To Bully A Boy For Loving 'My Little Pony'

A 9-year-old boy named Grayson Bruce loves 'My Little Pony.' Sadly, he was picked on by other students at his school for wearing a 'My Little Pony' backpack. Even worse was the school's response: banning him from bringing the backpack to school, validating the bullies. Here is why it's a gender stereotyping issue and why it's time to finally lift the stigma of boys loving traditionally "girly" things.