Tag: body image

Loving My Postpartum Body -ody-ody

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Seven years old. That was the first time I grabbed my belly in front of the mirror. I did not want to have a...

Wellness isn’t a body size

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It took me about 2 decades, becoming a mom, suffering through debilitating eating disorders, therapy, God, crystals, certifications, maturity and tears, to finally get...

What To Do When Your Child Tells You She Is Fat

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In late 2017, I wrote a post called My Changing Body as a way to talk about body image and weight in ways women...

Hey, Mama! This Summer, Just Say “NO” To Diets

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It never fails. Another summer, another season of obtrusive ads and messages from the diet industry to get a  “bikini body” or “lose weight and...

Postpartum Bodies: Looking Forward, Not “Bouncing Back”

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Postpartum Bodies: Looking Forward, Not “Bouncing Back” I saw a friend recently who was about two months postpartum, and the first thing I said to her...

Raising A Girly Girl When You Are Not So Girly…

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Raising A Girly Girl When You Are Not So Girly... I'm a Non Girly-Girl Raising a Girly Girl Pink tutus, princess shoes, tiaras, frilly skirts, rainbows...

Aging With Grace

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The Cons A few years ago I got my first white hair. I was probably about 25 years old and solved the problem by just...

My Changing Body

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When I hear, “my changing body,” I think of the time right before and during puberty (think period, new breasts, etc.). However, over the...

The Sibling Size Complex: A Big Girl And A Small Boy

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  I have two kids. One eats everything and the other eats nothing. One is in the 80th percentile and the other is in the 5th...

Hashtag MomBod: Embrace the Curve

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  Tiny fingers playfully explore the lumps on my thighs. A gentle head rests sweetly on my soft stomach. Shards of nails pinch the crap out...