DIY For the Day: Quirky Alphabet

Quirky DIY Alphabet 3-5 Page paper (So far, I have a sentence) due by midnight so I have another quick DIY for you! Make a fun alphabet board using some paper, wood, and random items lying around your house. Simple right?! I got this idea from Better Homes & Gardens and all you have to … Continue reading DIY For the Day: Quirky Alphabet


Taking back our Daughters Body Image

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MOM Plain & Simple

The Huffington Post recently posted an article by Emily L. Hauser – In My Head about the absurdity of today’s society and the unfortunate influence that it has on our daughter’s body images. Everyday mothers, like ourselves, included.

Ms. Hauser asks that we all take a step back and truly look at what’s in front of us. She asks that we all work together to finally put words like “fat” or “skinny” behind us and define ourselves by who we are, not what we look like. I couldn’t agree more.

Here is the original article:


On Little Girls and Body Image

I maintain something of a bicameral approach with regard to writing about my children: I write about them, but I don’t use their names (their last name is different from mine, which helps); I write about them, but I write only happy things, or uplifting things, or things…

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