Early Puberty

Laurie and Debbie say: ...more

Izzy,

What I've read suggests that endocrine-disrupting chemicals and hormones are a ...more

Bridesmaids and Olympic Athletes: Living in a Skin-Deep World

Debbie and I blogged this on Body Impolitic and thought after some of the conversations at BogHer 2008 that people might find it interesting: The New York Times is discussing a new trend in bridesmaid gifts: for bridesmaids as young-looking and beautiful as your dreams, you, the lovely blushing bride, can easily provide everything from tit jobs to Botox: ...more

Blogging Our Real Bodies

Laurie and Debbie say: Fitness Magazine is not where one would usually look for positive body image articles, but this one. which centers on BlogHer and quotes Laurie, is both good and interesting. (Of course, we would prefer that it wasn't surrounded on all sides by swimsuit models with muscular navels.) ...more

Mother's Day: Why, Who, and How

This is Debbie and my Mother's Day blog from Body Impolitic, thought folks would find it interesting. Happy Mothers' Day. In 1870, not long after the end of the horrifyingly bloody and destructive U.S. Civil War, anti-war activist Julia Ward Howe called for an international Mother's Day holiday. In her declaration, she said: ...more

Blogging about Body Image and Our Kids

I posted this on "Body Impolitic" and wanted to share it with the BloghHer Community. I'd love to hear people's thoughts about the panel. I’m going to be moderating a panel at this summer’s BlogHer conference how we blog/feel about our kids and their and our body image. There is a tentative panel description at the end of this blog. This description is where my thinking is right now, but there’s time for lots of thought. ...more

Dear Vered,

Sorry for being so late in answering this. I really understand your ...more