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Postpartum Depression: My Shameful Secret

Kaylee Scottaline | Posted 10.30.2013 | Parents
Kaylee Scottaline

Following the birth of my daughter, I suffered from Postpartum Depression, something I didn't realize, however, until the darkness had passed. When you're stuck in the middle of the whirlwind, it's hard to see clearly. I knew I was spinning but I wasn't sure why.

The Bravermans Clean Up Nicely

Posted 08.26.2013 | TV

NBC has released a new set of promotional photos ahead of "Parenthood's" Season 5 premiere (Thursday, Sept. 26 at 10 p.m. ET), and the cast is looking...

Are You Caught In The Middle?

Barbara Hannah Grufferman | Posted 10.26.2013 | Fifty
Barbara Hannah Grufferman

There are many words we could pull out of our hats to describe a woman over 50 with kids who still need her (whether they're living at home or not) AND parents who need her, too, sometimes even more.

25 Things This Empty Nester Is Glad Never To Do Again

Sharon Greenthal | Posted 10.26.2013 | Fifty
Sharon Greenthal

So maybe you're an empty nester for the first time, and maybe you're feeling a little nostalgic -- or maybe you're crying a river of tears that reaches from your living room to your kid's dorm. In the meantime, take a look at this list of 25 things that I haven't missed about being the parent of school-aged children.

5 Ways To Avoid Fights With Your Ex About Co-Parenting

Diane L. Danois, J.D. | Posted 10.20.2013 | Divorce
Diane L. Danois, J.D.

I believe it's safe to say that most parents want what's best for their child. Recognize that you each have different priorities. Try to be respectful of those priorities and allow each other the ability to co-parent to the best of his/her abilities without instructions or demands from the other.

The First 'Parenthood' Season 5 Images Have Emerged

Posted 08.14.2013 | TV

Get excited, "Parenthood" fans: The first photos from Season 5 have emerged. Looking at the six photos NBC has released, it looks like Hank (Ray Ro...

Could Amber Have Two Love Interests On 'Parenthood'?

Posted 08.13.2013 | TV

"Parenthood" has cast Matthew Atkinson for a multi-episode arc in Season 5, according to TVLine. Atkinson, who previously starred on ABC Family's "...

'Parenthood's' Drew Is Getting A Friend With Benefits

Posted 08.09.2013 | TV

Drew's life just got a lot more complicated on "Parenthood." According to The Hollywood Reporter, "90210" actress Lyndon Smith has joined the upcom...

Saying No to Your Tiny Techie

Frida Berrigan | Posted 10.04.2013 | Parents
Frida Berrigan

I am old school. I got my first cell phone in 2003 and have not upgraded since. Seamus -- my very bright and inquisitive one-year-old -- is already very curious about my cell phone. But for now, and for the next few years, we are saying no to all the beeping, whizzing, vibrating, touch-screen gizmos.

Exciting New Details Revealed In 'Parenthood' Promo

Posted 08.03.2013 | TV

There's no doubt that Season 4 of "Parenthood" had us all shedding our fair share of tears, but from the looks of the new Season 5 "Parenthood" promo ...

'True Blood' Star Joins 'Parenthood'

Posted 07.28.2013 | TV

Jurnee Smollett-Bell is trading in Bon Temps and vampires for some quality family drama on "Parenthood." The actress, who has also appeared on "Fr...

NBC Praises 'Parenthood'

AP | ALICIA RANCILIO | Posted 09.27.2013 | TV

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. — It got a little awkward during NBC's "Parenthood" panel at the Television Critics Association summer press tour when Cra...

LIVEBLOG: 'Parenthood' Cast On What's To Come

Maureen Ryan | Posted 07.27.2013 | TV

On hand for today's "Parenthood" panel at the Television Critics Association press tour are Joy Bryant, Erika Christensen, Lauren Graham, Sam Jaeger, ...

Look Who's Stirring The Pot On 'Parenthood'

Posted 09.20.2013 | TV

Jason Ritter may no longer be a part of "Parenthood" -- for now -- but it looks like there's a new man in Sarah Braverman's (Lauren Graham) causing tr...

WATCH: 'I Forgave My Dad ... To Become A Good Dad Now'

Huffington Post | Posted 07.18.2013 | Black Voices

Can the cycle of fatherless children be stopped? With Jay-Z's 12th album bringing to light the challenges of parenting never having had a father figur...

You Need a License For That!

Rob Furman | Posted 09.16.2013 | Parents
Rob Furman

I agree with the need to be prepared for responsibility and the need to prove your worth. But, have we missed a pretty critical responsibility that warrants no license what-so-ever? What about raising a child? What about being a parent?

'Parenthood' Star Debuts New Look

Posted 07.14.2013 | TV

Kristina will have new hairdo when "Parenthood" returns for Season 5. Actress Monica Potter has been tweeting about her big haircut for the NBC se...

'Parenthood' Gets A New Character

Posted 09.27.2013 | TV

It looks like Julia (Erika Chirstensen) has some competition: "Lost" alum Sonya Walger is headed to "Parenthood," and she has her eye on Joel (Sam Jae...

Look Who's Back On 'Parenthood' For More

Posted 07.11.2013 | TV

Matt Lauria is officially returning to "Parenthood" for its fifth season. The "Friday Night Lights" alum will reprise his role as Ryan York on the...

12 Things I Never Would Have Done Until I Had Kids

Amy Flory | Posted 09.10.2013 | Parents
Amy Flory

I used to do things. Now I do other things. But every now and again I get the chance to do one of the old things, and then I feel new again.

So What If We Turn Into Our Mothers?

Michele Willens | Posted 09.08.2013 | Fifty
Michele Willens

I am well aware that many folks have mothers they truly don't want to emulate: those who were not nice ladies, who didn't have the energy or compassion to grandparent well, who couldn't find a way to age with grace. I pledge never again to say, 'I have turned into my mother' unless I make it very clear that I am, in fact, bragging.

Keeping It Real

Jennifer Meer | Posted 09.07.2013 | Parents
Jennifer Meer

Parenthood isn't about perfection. How could it be? At its core, it is the business of imperfect humans raising other imperfect little humans to the best of their ability and loving them with everything they've got.

When 'Mama' Is Her First Word

Doug Rigg | Posted 09.02.2013 | Gay Voices
Doug Rigg

After the "M" bomb went off, a barrage of questions entered my already crowded brain, questions I'm sure many gay dads have pondered: How are we going to explain our unique family to our daughter? How do we explain the concept of having a biological mother who is not actually her parent?

Fear Upon Fear for the Fourth of July

Norma Cook Everist | Posted 09.02.2013 | Politics
Norma Cook Everist

What is there to win? No woman wants to "win" by having to have an abortion. Do the primarily white male legislators fear losing control? Losing political contributions? Do men fear losing out to women who really do need freedom for health care of their own bodies?

Monica Potter: 'Kristina Bugged Me'

Posted 06.25.2013 | TV

Up until Season 4, Kristina Braverman (Monica Potter) was known for being an uptight supermom on "Parenthood." And there was a time when even Potte...