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The picture of motherhood is not always rosy-colored.
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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.

Simon Cowell and Lauren Silverman
Simon Cowell and Lauren Silverman arrive at 'I Can't Sing! The X Factor Musical.'
TV for Lovers

Simon Cowell Opens Up About Being A New Dad

For the first time, Simon opens up about his affair with Lauren Silverman and his new life with his son Eric. The 'Britain's Got Talent' judge reveals intimate details about how his house has transformed into a home with Lauren and Eric, and our hearts have officially melted.

How Do I Help My Kid Get Over A Crush?
It's more than puppy love.

How Do I Help My Kid Get Over A Crush?

From the floating butterflies in your stomach to your sweaty palms, falling for someone new is a universal experience. Because of this, it's only natural to want to help your children put their best foot forward when it comes to confronting their crush. But what do you do when the heart racing feeling turns into heartache?

Are you overly focused on your children's future instead of your kids in the moment?
Experts Blog

What Wise Parents Know About Raising Successful Children

Do you notice when your children are being good friends? Or do you only focus on how they performed at their last piano concert or soccer game? YourTango expert Dr. Lisa Kaplin explains why you are giving them all of the wrong lessons about life.

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Quit telling me I'm "being dramatic" about what's happening.
Experts Blog

The Top 12 Things Your Kids Think About Your Divorce

After working with hundreds of families — and observing the behavior of kids as they struggled through the breakdown of their families — YourTango expert Tara Kennedy-Kline reveals the top 12 things kids think about divorce, but don't have the world experience to say directly.

How Do I Help My Teen Daughter Overcome Her Depression?
Don't worry.

How Do I Help My Teen Daughter Overcome Her Depression?

Do you sometimes find it hard to wake up in the morning with a smile on your face after going through your mental checklist for the day? Are you constantly weighed down by stress to the point where you'd rather be left alone? If the answer to these questions are a resounding yes, don't worry; we've all been there. Everyone gets the blues now and again but what do you do if your daughter expresses the same feelings but in a much more dire way?