Is it Time to Stop Blaming Barbie?

"Finally, Barbie will look more like us!" The radio DJ exclaimed. "This will help little girls feel better about themselves. It's so great for them." She gushed. But is it true? Will the new, curvier Barbies--or their darker skin or shorter stature ...

Make My Heart Believe

For the better part of my life, my relationship with food, diet, exercise, and my body has been . . . complicated, to say the least. I’ve been through seasons of “plans” — i.e, Hallie’s path to less jiggle - seasons ...

When It Feels too Hard to Go On

I'd make a lousy soldier.  Last week my children and I attempted the light version of a tour of Gettysburg. My oldest has taken a mild interest in the Civil War and I thought it'd be a great homeschool hands-on learning day. After ...