“You look just like your mother!”

I was walking through the hallway at my daughter’s elementary school and a teacher I did not know looked at me and said “Oh, I know who your daughter is! Spitting image!” It got me thinking just HOW important it is, as a mother and influencer of my family, to be very aware of the […]

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My daughter threw away Curvy Barbie

As I was wiping off the granite counter tops from the plethora of little crumbs that always accumulate there, I methodically opened the garbage drawer to catch them when something caught my eye: It was my daughter’s barbie resting on a pile of trash. But not just any barbie, it was her one and only […]

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An Open Letter to Weight Watchers

Dear Weight Watchers In response to targeting teens with access to your free program over the summer…I’m having a hard time putting my feelings into wordsBecause as soon as I heard, it was an immediate dejavu moment for me.It took me back to the summer of my 16th year. I begged my mom to order […]

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How I Edited Myself Skinny in 3 Minutes

Hey babes! Today I want to talk about a very important topic: Social Media Literacy. With nearly 95% of mobile phone users having at least one social media app they use daily on their phone, it’s no wonder we live, eat and breathe on social. But not everything looks as it appears. On Sunday night […]

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My daughter thought she lost her best friend and this is how I responded…

So I have a little story time: I recently took my daughter to her best friend’s birthday party. She was having a great time, until it came time to open the presents. One of the other little girls gave the birthday girl Best Friends bracelets.She was inconsolable as we left the party when she said […]

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What my husband REALLY thinks of my weight gain.

I share my “reverse transformation” photos often. Maybe you’ve seen them? The before is me hovering somewhere between a size 4 and 8, and the after is me now as a size 16/18. Kind of like this: I am a masterpiece. I am a masterpiece as a size 4. I am a masterpiece as a […]

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As I was wiping off the granite counter tops from the plethora of little crumbs that always accumulate there, I methodically opened the garbage drawer to catch them when something caught my eye: It was my daughter’s barbie resting on a pile of trash. But not just any barbie, it was her one and only […]

My daughter threw away Curvy Barbie

Parenting

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Dear Weight Watchers In response to targeting teens with access to your free program over the summer…I’m having a hard time putting my feelings into wordsBecause as soon as I heard, it was an immediate dejavu moment for me.It took me back to the summer of my 16th year. I begged my mom to order […]

An Open Letter to Weight Watchers

Lifestyle

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Hey babes! Today I want to talk about a very important topic: Social Media Literacy. With nearly 95% of mobile phone users having at least one social media app they use daily on their phone, it’s no wonder we live, eat and breathe on social. But not everything looks as it appears. On Sunday night […]

How I Edited Myself Skinny in 3 Minutes

Body Image  

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So I have a little story time: I recently took my daughter to her best friend’s birthday party. She was having a great time, until it came time to open the presents. One of the other little girls gave the birthday girl Best Friends bracelets.She was inconsolable as we left the party when she said […]

My daughter thought she lost her best friend and this is how I responded…

Relationships  

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