I think we all (especially women) spend way too much time criticizing ourselves. Personally, I spent 15 years not happy in my own skin.
BlogHer had “Live” bloggers serving as transcriptionist during the sessions – very cool! Check out our transcript from Blogs & Body Image: What are we teaching our kids? Interested in having us speak at your event? Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org WATRD
Kate Harding was an original contributor to we WeAreTheRealDeal, but had to move on to bigger and better things! Enjoy her post below. —– Did you know that “inadequate or not enough lashes” is a medical condition now? It’s true! Just check out this commercial for Latisse, which I found over at the brilliant Sociological […]
Great first day! And we are not even officially live yet. Wow. Thank you all for your wonderful response today, we are totally psyched to see where this thing leads us. It’s 1am and I am hanging it up for the night! -Heather aka mamaV
I stumbled upon this book recently, Beauty Junkies by Alex Kuczynski. The stories told by this New York Times Style reporter are literally stunning. Alex worked the beauty beat for years, in one of America’s most plastic obsessed cities, riddled with wannabes from all ages, and lifestyles. She tells of male lawyers obsessed with botox […]
Why is it normal to have children modeling clothing for adult women? This is prevalent in today’s fashion magazines and as been for decades. Has this been going on so long that we just don’t question it? Or we just don’t bother because “its not going to change?” Well, it’s unacceptable. Parading children up and […]
Hello, lovely readers! I’m Claire Mysko, author of You’re Amazing! A No-Pressure Guide to Being Your Best Self and co-author of Does This Pregnancy Make Me Look Fat? The Essential Guide to Loving Your Body Before and After Baby (“due” this October).
Girls today are told they can do anything. Unfortunately, the message they’re often getting is that they have to do everything and please everyone–get straight A’s in school, have the right look, and manage their jam-packed schedules. All this pressure is adding up to big time stress.