I did not see that coming.

I'm kind of going back and forth on the whole GOOP "conscious uncoupling" thing. I mean, obviously, it is terrible in like a thousand ways, and yet, it's always pretty bad when people get divorced. Isn't it? I don't know. I've never been divorced. I have friends and family who have divorced, and even when their marriages were terrible the divorce was still hard. The aftermath was still un-fun. So. How to feel about a sanctimonious pill who is getting divorced but can't even use the word, because it's so what? Pedestrian? I don't know. I don't know. ...more

Do Two-Piece Bathing Suits Sexualize Kids?

Summer may not be here yet, but department and online stores already have their swimsuit line ready for the season. It's not uncommon for consumers to start shopping for swimsuits earlier in the game, but would you reconsider your bathing suit choice if it was perceived as sexualizing your child? Currently, Gwyneth Paltrow's lifestyle site, GOOP, has come under scrutiny for featuring children's bikinis. While the collection in question offers swimsuits to both women and children, the one in question is perceived as sexualizing girls. This two-piece bikini has incurred quite a stir. ...more

Gwyneth And Me: Changing The World, One Shampoo Bottle At A Time

I've been hard on Gwyneth Paltrow in this space. I've been hard on Gwyneth Paltrow in a lot of spaces. I find her a little bit hard to take. I find her website, GOOP, a LOT hard to take. Maybe it's the don't you all want to be just like me? tone of the site, maybe it's the total out-of-touchness of it all (why, no, Gwynnie, I am not interested in where you stay on your weekend jaunts to Paris because, you know, I don't cope with the stresses of motherhood with first-class global travel. ...more

It never occured to me to care what was in shampoo either until my second son was breaking ...more

Gwyneth Paltrow Wants Me To Be A Better Mom. And This Is Good For Me How?

So Gwyneth Paltrow has launched a new website. Which, I suppose, is better than launching yet another celebrity fashion line or celebrity perfume or whatever, but still - I'm finding it hard to feel entirely positive about this. ...more

Thanks for the great entry on pregorexia. It seems like everyday more and more “rexia” terms are ...more