A Mother’s Weight Loss Plan

I think we can all agree, motherhood brings with it some enormous changes. We’re learning to care for a tiny, helpless human being. We’re using our breasts to feed a person. We’re looking for nuance and hidden meaning in yawns and cries. And our once-flat stomachs have become bloated piles of wrinkly mush. (Ha ha! … Continue reading A Mother’s Weight Loss Plan

It’s OK to Want to Lose Weight

This is the time for making resolutions, and so many of us resolve to eat better, get more exercise, and lose weight at the beginning of the year. I think a lot of moms (including me!) worry about how our dieting and exercising behavior might affect our daughters. I've read a lot of posts recently … Continue reading It’s OK to Want to Lose Weight

Be Your Own Kind of Beautiful

I have a confession to make. I've never been completely happy with my appearance. What woman has? (Maybe Tootsie?) "I've never been completely happy" is actually a mild way of putting it. I'm pretty hard on my reflection. It would make my husband crazy. I'd look in the mirror and go, "Ugh, look at this … Continue reading Be Your Own Kind of Beautiful

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