After welcoming a baby via surrogate, Gabrielle Union is raising awareness of the condition.
The cookbook author has an unusual meal of choice for the holidays.
"We are going to disappoint each other."
"In my innocence, beauty was still dictated by joy, by love, by goodness. I had not yet been jaded by airbrushed, staged, or filtered photos."
The actress posted footage of daughter Kaavia's birth last month via surrogate while reflecting on her difficult journey toward becoming a mom.
After a hectic travel day, three women helped this mom of two toddlers get through security and a flight.
"They are a part of us, just as we are a part of them, and I do believe a piece of us leaves this world with them."
"Christmas is about spending time with those you love, not biding your time until the next place you have to stop."
Disneyland is known as the happiest place on earth, and when the Hart family shows up, that's especially true.
"I would love to be able to do it all," the "Big Bang Theory" actress says.
Want to raise a little rocker? Better get to them while they're young.
"If you love someone who battles this holiday monster, take a breath and love them harder."
"Some things I know are not for our humanly understanding, but that doesn't make my heart and soul hurt any less."
This year, however, they're doing stockings!
The holiday season is the only time of year I embrace being artificial ... in my choice of Christmas trees.
She wanted to give her body time to adjust after giving birth to Santiago.
"Regardless of annoyances, yelling, demanding, not listening, constant attention...whatever it may be, these really are the best days of your life."
"Looking at your family will remind her that she has a million things to do. So she'll ask for a little help."
"Most days, I wish for him to stop, to slow down. Just for a moment or two. But my wish is rarely granted."
"Our elf left three years ago and he is never coming back. Never."
"Your post-baby body is beautiful. Give yourself a break. You made a human, for goodness sake."
"Don’t change for anyone. Put yourself around people who accept you for who you are."
While a fake tree might do the job for some folks, to me, it just wouldn't feel like Christmas without the real thing.
"If you find yourself feeling overwhelmed for months, it is time to let go of that stress. Do less."
"The next time you find yourself peering into the incredible world of childhood, keep this in mind: It is through our time, not our gifts, that we get in."...
Many people shared messages of support and love for the proud mother of two.
Shouldn't it be illegal, she wonders, to shame children for what they wear... or shame a mom for what her child wears?
Hudson shared a photo of herself in leggings and a sports bra less than two months after welcoming her third child.
The mom of two feels the pressure of raising her kids in the spotlight. But it doesn't mean she avoids social media.
"Do less. In doing so, you may actually recapture the joy of the season."
"We want holiday parties with a lot of cookies. We want less madness, and more quiet smiles."
"I’m just hoping that we can buy enough groceries to get us to the next payday."
"Someday we will sleep but the odds are it won’t be today."
When Cat and Nat share their hilarious "Mom Truths" videos on the TODAY Parenting Team, mothers everywhere snort coffee out of their noses.
"My sons are growing up beautifully, but rapidly; the passing of time is out of my control."
"Boys are just as important as girls."
"As a white mama, I am deeply aware of the social and cultural areas of parenting where I will have to reach out for support," Stephanie Hollifield wrote.
"I can’t stress enough the importance of creating a family if there is none, for both your children and yourself."
"What if in a world of social media perfection, I openly admitted to all 150 people on my Christmas card list that 2015 hadn’t been a perfect year?"
"Find easy traditions that you can do with your family that will mean something, but also things that your kids will remember."
"It would be so easy to just give in and give them what they want, but what would that do to them?"
Jenna Bush Hager turned 37 on Sunday, and her little girls explained just how lucky they were to have her.