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'Don't Be Tardy' Preview: Kim Zolciak Promises Funny, Painful and Wig-Free Moments

The former "Real Housewives of Atlanta" star's reality show returns to Bravo at 9 p.m. Tuesday.

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What happens after the million-dollar wedding?

That's what viewers will find out when Kim Zolciak's Bravo series Don’t Be Tardy … premieres with back-to-back episodes at 9 and 9:30 p.m. Tuesday.

It's been a year since the former Real Housewives of Atlanta star married Atlanta Falcons defensive end Kroy Biermann, and the couple's family is expanding with the addition of a fourth child (the show has been renamed from Don't Be Tardy for the Wedding).

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Zolciak tells The Hollywood Reporter that this season will focus on her efforts to balance her to her family -- which also includes a toddler son and 11- and 16-year-old daughters -- with their stress over remodeling a new home while living in a cramped townhouse.

"There are definitely a lot of big moments," she teases. "I don't want to give too much away, but there's some really exciting stuff that happens to our family."

But she also admits that there are also some "painful" moments involving her parents, who haven’t spoken to their daughter since she kicked them out of her wedding but are now dragging her to court for visitation with their granddaughters. In addition, she finds out that her mom is shopping a tell-all book behind her back.

"This season, people will get to see more inside my life and the painful things," she says. "There are sometimes when you just don't want the cameras to see it. I'm a mom, and I can't relate [to what her own mother does]. The people you are supposed to be able to trust the most is your family, and when that trust is broken, it's painful."

Meanwhile, other story lines involve her oldest daughter getting her driver's license -- "that's huge to me; nobody told me how hard it would be to have to let go" -- and Kroy and his team's efforts at nearly making the Super Bowl last season.

And, notes the woman known for rarely being seen without one of her signature wigs, viewers will see her "wigless" this season.

"With these two babies, it's impossible -- I'm running around in sweats all day and no wig just trying to get through the day a lot, which is funny," she says. "It's a fun season. I think people will enjoy seeing a different side to me than planning a wedding."