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Embracing My Body so My Kids do the Same

In September, I had the opportunity to see Embrace—a documentary created by Body Image Activist Taryn Brumfitt. Here’s the trailer so you can see what it’s about:   I’ve been thinking about doing a post about this movie since the minute it started. The facts are scary and sad: 91% of women are unhappy with […]

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The Things We Notice

The Things We Notice

I’m going to post a series of pictures of myself from the past year. I’m the main subject in most of them, and when there are other people joining me, it’ll be pretty clear who I am, since I’m the mom and I look similar in most of them. I’ll give a brief caption for […]

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Capsule Wardrobe for Moms

Capsule Wardrobes for Moms

I have a closet full of clothes. I should be able to reach into my closet, grab an outfit, and walk out the door looking pulled together on the weekends. But I can’t. Like all the moms I know, my weekends are full of errands, activities, and outings. When I look in my closet, I […]

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“Dyeing” To Be Young

“Dyeing” To Be Young

It was definitely meant to be a compliment, “You’re too young to have grey hair, you NEED to dye it!” she said as she stroked her fingers uninvitedly through my salt and pepper locks. All I could think to say in response was, “If I were too young for grey hair, I wouldn’t have grey […]

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