Whether you're a big raging unapologetic radical feminist like myself who has fully embraced body acceptance OR you're still catching up and are still invested in some form of weight loss, it doesn't matter, this message is for all. You might have noticed that holidays have become a big consumerist spectacle. Not only do decorations … Continue reading Don’t Let the Diet Industry Ruin Your Holidays!
I recently took my daughter to the water park, which is not so unusual, it’s something we do a lot, but this time was different, because this time, I wore a bikini for the first time in 20 years. Here’s the proof. Has anyone died? Are you guys ok? Can the world handle this? There’s … Continue reading Itsy Bitsy Teeny Weeny Bit of Self-Acceptance
I'm currently taking a continuing education course through the city to get a certificate as a medical billing coding specialist. It's the kind of practical thing my mom has always hoped I would do and I have always run as fast away from as I can. We meet in a 6th grade social studies classroom. … Continue reading Mom School
I live in the deep south, where we don't have snowflakes, we have thunderstorms, and let me tell you, we saw one today. Hundreds of people showed up HERE, in Mississippi of all places, to march for women's rights, to say that Black Lives Matter, climate change is real, love is love, and immigrants make … Continue reading Dear Trump Supporter, On #WhyIMarch
So this Friday I was supposed to only talk for a few minutes but FAIR WARNING I talk for like 20 minutes. If you don't have time to sit and watch the whole thing I TOTALLY UNDERSTAND. Here's the basics, sometimes New Years Resolutions aren't the right thing to do. If you fail at them, … Continue reading Goal Setting Video!
One of the most commonly repeated pieces of advice on parenting is "You have to pick your battles." The original quote is actually "choose your battles wisely." Oh, if only I had the wisdom to know. I think this is true of course. I try, of course. I do let things go sometimes, except I … Continue reading Love is a Battlefield
Ever since my toddler has started going to preschool three days a week, I have been amazed at the things she is learning. For sure, the things I love most, are the things she picks up from other kids. She came home the first week and suddenly knew how to roll a car across the … Continue reading Afraid of Dinosaurs