Late last year, the blonde beauty's brother, Michael, was found dead in Utah after he was reported missing. And although some time has passed since her sibling tragically passed away from hypothermia, the momma-of three is still trying to cope with the sad loss.
The Laguna Beach alum told US Weekly that her kids Camden, Jaxon, and baby Saylor are helping her get through the dark days, saying:
"I'm OK. I mean, I have good days and bad days. I've just been looking to my kids especially for strength, and focusing on them."
The reality star is also focusing on work.
The precious parent explained that, even after going through such a horrible tragedy, she wanted to share her personal growth with fans in her new book Balancing in Heels, which discusses life after the popular MTV show, adding: