Tag Archives: body image

RAISING KIDS TO LOVE THEIR BODIES
(AND NOT DIET)

Raising three girls in a culture that at once idealizes a size two frame while overfeeding us a steady diet of 32-ounce colas and supersized French fries feels a little overwhelming at times. Practically every woman I know has struggled with weight, body image, and dieting at some point in their lives, so I wonder, […]

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THOUGHTS ON THE MOMMY CLEANSE

Recently a friend asked me what I thought about the “cleanses” that are all the rage in mommy circles these days. She was curious because a number of her acquaintances had embarked on a month-long detox: no dairy, no meat, no gluten, no sugar, no alcohol, no caffeine. I told her I thought there was […]

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