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 ...

Dear Girl Mom, She’s Watching

Dear Fellow Girl Mom: She's watching. Every scowling glare we give the mirror. Every time we use the "F" word (fat). Each and every time we grumble about thighs that touch or bellies that aren't flat as the pavement. She knows. She knows ...