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Megan Fox: Why I ‘Carry a Lot of Guilt’ as a Mom

07/06/2014 at 09:30 AM ET

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Megan Fox thought having one baby blew her mind — and then she welcomed her second son.

Now, the mom of two under twoBodhi Ransom, 4 months, and Noah Shannon, 21 months — is trying to balance raising both boys. Despite her best efforts, the hands-on mom can’t help but feel torn in two directions.

“As a mom it’s hard because I don’t feel like I’m ever giving either one of them 100 percent of my attention or 100 percent of myself, so I carry a lot of guilt,” the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles star tells Parents magazine.

“Do they each understand how special they are and how much I love them? And are they understanding that they’re unique? It’s hard to make each one feel like an individual when you have to raise them together and manage them together all of the time.”

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Kim Kardashian: ‘I Love Being a Mom!’

07/02/2014 at 01:00 PM ET

It’s not the sleepless nights, constant feedings or even the diaper duty. So far, Kim Kardashian‘s biggest struggle with new motherhood has been returning to work after enjoying months of baby bliss with daughter North.

“I took a hiatus after I had the baby and found it challenging to start working again because I didn’t want to spend any time away, but you adjust and prioritize and just figure it out!” the Keeping Up with the Kardashians star tells Julia Restoin-Roitfeld for her blog, Romy & the Bunnies.

She adds, “I love being a mom! It’s the most rewarding feeling. I really love every phase! Just the way my daughter laughs with me, all of the small things in life you appreciate.”

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Jordana Brewster Shares What She Really Wants at Son’s Birthday

07/02/2014 at 11:00 AM ET

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When it comes to her son Julian‘s first birthday party, Jordana Brewster is working fast and furiously to make the celebration special.

It’s only appropriate that the Dallas star, 34, would break out the 10-gallon hats, spurs and chaps for the occasion.

“Since he was born in Texas, we kind of want to do a cowboy-themed birthday party,” Brewster told PEOPLE at Tuesday’s Mr. Clean Summer Fashion Party. “I feel like it would be really cute.”

But don’t expect it to be an over-the-top event; Brewster is working hard to keep the party intimate, with only family and a few friends on the invitation list.

“We might have to borrow my sister’s yard because right now we’re in a rental,” says Brewster.

With the guest list done and the location all set up, there’s only one thing left to plan: the food.

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DeAnna Pappas Stagliano: ‘No One Can Prepare You’ for Parenthood

06/30/2014 at 11:00 AM ET

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As a former Bachelorette, DeAnna Pappas Stagliano knows a thing or two about romance.

But she and husband Stephen Stagliano have found an even greater love in their nearly 5-month-old baby girl.

The reality star gave birth to daughter Addison Marie in February, and she’s brought her parents even closer ever since.

“I didn’t know that you could love like this. Obviously I love DeAnna to pieces and we have a wonderful marriage, but the love that a parent has, it’s just different,” Stagliano, 30, told PEOPLE.

“You can’t really describe it,” Pappas Stagliano, 32, added. “Words don’t credit what you feel. No one could prepare you for this. Your heart is just overflowing.”

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Thalía: How I Blend Two Cultures in One Home

06/26/2014 at 02:00 PM ET

International songstress Thalía has one piece of advice for new moms: stay calm.

“You can’t be a superhero or super mom,” she told PEOPLE Tuesday over lunch at the Sony Music office. “We have more tools to help our kids and to help ourselves, but we really have to be more relaxed. That stress that we always carry, they feel it. They’re like little sponges. Why give them that anxiety?”

Thalía, 42, is mother to Sabrina Sakaë, 6½, and Matthew Alejandro, 3, and is especially tuned in to motherhood — on Tuesday the pop star released her first children’s album, Viva Kids, in the U.S.

“I think it’s important if you’re American to have a second language and Spanish is the language to have,” she shares. “This album and the DVD will help parents to sit down with their kids and just repeat the words and absorb the language.”

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Lauren Holly’s Blog: The Gassy, Greasy, Geeky Truth of Tween Boys

06/25/2014 at 08:00 PM ET

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We can’t get enough of Lauren Holly‘s hilarious blogs — and she’s back for one more!

Best known for her roles in Dumb and Dumber and on NCIS and Picket Fences, the actress, 50, is currently starring on Motive, airing Wednesdays at 10 p.m. on ABC.

In addition to her acting career, Holly is also mom to sons Azer, 12, George, 11, and Henry, 10, with husband Francis Greco.

She can be found on Facebook and Twitter@LaurenHolly.

In her blog, Holly tries to get to the bottom of what being a tween boy really means — and warns girls this too will pass.

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Jennie Garth and Tori Spelling’s Friendship Has Come ‘Full Circle’

06/25/2014 at 04:30 PM ET

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The friendship between Beverly Hills, 90210 stars Tori Spelling and Jennie Garth has continued on past the ending of the show 14 years ago.

Now their friendship is passing onto the next generation as their kids begin to grow close.

“Our kids are becoming friends which is really cool,” Spelling, 41, said at The MOMS Denise Albert and Melissa Gerstein’s screening of their new show, Mystery Girls, in New York on Tuesday.

“My kids had a sleepover last week at [Jennie's] house. It was like full circle.”

Spelling is mom to Liam, 7, Stella, 6, Hattie, 2½, and Finn, 22 months, while Garth is mom to daughters Luca, 17 on Sunday, Lola, 11, and Fiona, 7½, which means there’s always plenty to talk about.

“We share stories every day,” said Garth, 42. “I love and respect her as a mother and she’s doing a great job.”

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