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Which pregnant celebrities receive the most press? Follow the stars as we gauge the entertainment wattage that will spark a photographers' feeding frenzy.

Being a stay-at-home mom can be challenging. Learn about the realities of being a stay-at-home mom from this article.

There is a lot you can get done in 15 minutes. Learn about what moms can do with some down time in this article.

The cons of being a new parent later in life include having less energy for your kids, concerns about being alive to see your children grow up, and a growing schism between you and your children due to a difference in relevant values. Learn about the cons of being a new parent later in life in this article

The pros of being a new parent later in life include starting with a better sense of self, having more life experience to draw on and being more financially stable. Learn about the pros of being a new parent later in life in this article

Juggling multiple schedules doesn't have to be hard. Learn about making a family schedule from this article.

Maternity leave has ended and it's time to go back to work. Learn about some tips for moms returning to work from this article.

Every family should have an emergency contact list handy in case of a medical emergency. Learn who should be on an emergency contact list and why in this article.

When children say they don't want to see one of their parents, the question sometimes arises whether the other parent has taught them to say that. Learn about parental alienation syndrome in this article.

Relaxing doesn't have to be expensive or complicated. Learn how moms can enjoy a bit of me time from this article.

Moms are way too busy, with very little time off. Learn how Mom can enjoy a weekend to herself from this article.

Much as we enjoy work, when we come home, it's time to disengage. Learn how Mom can separate work and home life from this article.

If Mom earns more money than Dad, problems could arise. Learn about dealing with mom as the family's top earner from this article.

You're on maternity leave -- are you counting the days to go back to work or dreading them? Find out how new moms can decide if they want to work again from this article.

New moms must make the decision to stay-at-home or return to work. Learn how a mom can decide if she's ready to go back to work from this article.

Your baby is just about the cutest thing in the world, but not at 3:00 am. Learn how a new mom can get more sleep from this article.

Although it can't be qualified by economists, children who have stay-at-home moms have certain advantages. Find out whether being a stay-at-home mom benefits your children from this article.

Leaving your children to go to work can be painful. Find out if you can save money by being a stay-at-home mom from this article.

It's beneficial to be a Head of Household for tax purposes. Learn about how to be a Head of Household in this article.

Stepfamilies are complex and challenging, even in the best of circumstances. Learn how to bring communication into the picture with stepfamilies in this article.

Are you a man who needs a new suit but don't know how to measure yourself for the right size? Read this article to learn how to measure a man for a suit.

Many people order their custom-made shirts online, which requires you to know how to measure your chest accurately. This article will tell you how to measure your chest for shirts.

Adulthood can sometimes be as challenging and confusing as adolescence -- for both the kids and parents -- so how do you steer your grown children in the right direction? Read our article to find out.

You guided them through diapers and their teen years, but keeping up with your children now that they've left the nest is tough. How can you maintain touch with your grown kids?

Ah, the golden years. Retirement is here -- or looming in the not-so-distant future -- and you're loving the peace and quiet of an empty nest. Then, your adult son or daughter asks to move in. How can you make this as smooth a transition as possible?