One mother’s response to her 7 year old about female body image {RachelSimmons.com}

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One mother’s response to her 7 year old about female body image by Janell Hofmann I am sitting, cross legged, on the bathroom floor trimming my five year old daughters’ toenails.  My nine year old son showers his muddy body as I lean against the tub.  My three year old daughter wrestles herself into pajamas […]

On My Breasts & Why Men Should Stop Policing Them

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On My Breasts & Why Men Should Stop Policing Them Ok, so this isn’t really about my breasts. It’s about Dawn Holland’s breasts. Well, I guess it is kind of about my breasts, and Holland’s and every other woman’s. Let me explain. Holland was recently asked to leave an Applebee’s restaurant for breastfeeding her son… …discreetly… […]

Beauty Redefined – PhD Students Reject Modern Beauty Standards & Empower Women

Behind Beauty Redefined  Not long ago, our contributor Flor Olivo, of Florecita Growing Up, interviewed two amazing PhD students from the University of Utah, Lindsay and Lexie Kite.  These women are doing some amazing work on their blog Beauty Redefined.  They’re digging deep into media representations of women and western concepts of beauty, to reveal […]

Jo Swinson Stands Against Unrealistic Body Image in Advertising

Jo Swinson Stands Against Unrealistic Body Image in Advertising The name Jo Swinson may not be familiar to you. I didn’t even know she existed until last week. Yet, she is now my new heroine. Swinson, a Scottish politician successfully lobbied against two makeup ads in the UK and got the Advertising Standard Authority in the UK […]