Embracing Our Daughters: Supporting Them as They Enter Adolescence

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As a mother, I have realized that no matter how much I try to teach body positive attitudes, the forces in this world are challenging those messages at every turn.
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What Starts As Name Calling…

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I am mortified to write this personal account, but I do feel socially obligated to share this experience, as it will help in raising awareness of size shaming/teasing/bullying and how it can easily and almost innocently start at a young age. What seems like petty pestering can lead to unfortunate circumstances. What surprised me was this was happening at such a young age and my own child was involved.
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TriplED

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It didn’t take long for my new college friends to notice my unusual eating habits; they approached me in the fall of my sophomore year—and encouraged me to utilize the student-counseling center.
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Managing a Full Plate: A Texas Mom’s Thoughts on Health

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Guest Blog by Lisa Mikus, Dietitian Eligible This summer Lisa interned with me, and we thought it would be cool to see how other moms across the country deal with health — making health about balance rather than dieting and being skinny. Whether you reside on the East coast or live down South, moms all over the country have on thing in common – they are busy! Luckily, one Texas mom named Emily took the time to share her views [...]
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Walking with Purpose

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By Guest Blogger: Rebecca Weiss Since beginning a fitness program about a year ago, and eating more mindfully, I’ve noticed many changes in myself. And, just recently, I’ve begun to notice something else: People are seeing me again.
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Is Your Tween Hiding Her Lunch?

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This week, Mom Dishes It Out answers a question submitted from a real grandma. What steps do you take when you discover that your tween is hiding their food? There are many things to consider such as is your child. Read on to learn more...
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100 Is the Loneliest Number

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There's many different types of yoga. Some focus more on meditation and breathing..if you haven't tried Jivamukti NYC, check out this yoga giveaway!
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