Friday, September 30, 2016

News Flash: The AND Recommendations Feature Ellyn Satter’s Model

Graciously re-posted courtesy of www.momdishesitout.com We are all inundated with nutrition messages. Messages range from our pediatricians to our mom friends, and of course from the media. Just last month, AND released their position paper on nutrition guidance for healthy children ages two through eleven. Well in 1999, I was introduced to the works of […]

A Love Letter to My Daughter

Dearest. As I fed you at 4 o’clock this morning I admired your beautiful face: the curve of your check, the peacefulness of your gently closed perfect eyelids with their fan of lashes, the ski slope curve of your up-turned nose. You are everything you need to be. You are beautiful, not because society says […]

Low-Fat Love 101: Listening to Our Kids’ Music

Just a couple of nights ago I took my 12-year-old daughter, Madeline, to a One Direction concert. We bought her the tickets more than half a year ago as a much hoped-for holiday present. Madeline is obsessed with One Direction. No exaggeration; she is absolutely obsessed. Her room is plastered with their posters and filled […]

Dads and Daughters: In Preparation for Father’s Day

I was on the phone with a friend last week and we were talking about my blog.  She asked if I was going to write a blog post for Fat Her’s Day.  I had no idea what she was talking about.  She said, “Oh you know Deah, how you play with words all the time?  […]

How I married a sex addict, and other symptoms of swine flu

March 8, 2010 by  
Filed under Self Esteem

First some disclaimers. This is my story. Mine, Mine, Mine. I’m writing it because, that’s what I do. I write. I share my life. It’s how I have learned to cope. And keeping this secret for as long as I have has done incredible damage to me. It’s time to come clean, not just for […]

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