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negative body comments

Negative Body Comments: Things You Can’t Say In Front of My Daughter

My maternal grandmother lived with my mother, father, and me during most of my childhood. I remember her never being satisfied with her appearance and the stream of negative body comments she made about herself. She pointed out the sagging skin under her arms, her “ruined” stomach covered in stretch marks from carrying and giving […]

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Second Baby Debate

The Great and Terrible Second Baby Debate

When my husband, Matt, and I decided we wanted to start a family, we were beyond excited and spent countless hours envisioning our lives with our son or daughter. Now that our son is approaching his second birthday this fall, we’ve started to consider having a second baby, but this time we aren’t as smitten […]

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find a non toxic aluminum free deodorant

How to find a Natural, Aluminum-Free Deodorant that Works

I was a loyal conventional deodorant/antiperspirant user for years but when I learned more about the harmful effects typical drugstore deodorants and antiperspirants can have on a woman’s body, I immediately started searching for a healthier alternative. Just how potentially harmful products we use daily from conventional cosmetics to hair and body care can also […]

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