My daughter is sleeping, one of her sporadic 2-3 hour breaks between diapers, feeding, crying, rocking and snuggling. I became a mother three weeks ago and I must say it has not been what I expected. I wanted to write a little about some things I have learned, or more accurately re-learned, during the last [...]
This Guest Post graciously submitted by Kate Fridkis. It is not totally rare that I am moved to tears, but this time it was for a good reason. I was standing in a sleek little gallery on the Lower East Side, music beating in the background, as I looked at an enormous photograph of a little black girl [...]
This guest post provided by Dr. Dana from www.drudallweiner.com orig published 11/2010 According to Guy Trebay in the NYT “Boys to Men ” change is afoot in the modeling industry, at least for the men. Apparently, the boyish waif has been replaced by a more traditional version of masculinity—one that resembles the Marlboro man. Desirable [...]
Do you ever wonder how you can improve your body image? It can seem like a daunting task.
Does being attractive hamper our intellectual development? A new study in social psychology suggests it does, according to Psych Central. In the study, women who are looked at as sexual objects not only react as sexual objects, they also exhibit less proficiency with math. The research examined the effect of the “objectifying gaze” (the visual [...]
If you haven’t heard about the Glee/GQ controversy by now you must be living under a rock. But just in case, here’s the recap. The show’s stars appear on the cover and in a spread in the November issue of male style bible GQ. The said shoot features 2 of the female stars (Lea Michele [...]
Newsweek put together this gallery of the decades most egregious retouching scandals of the last decade. I don’t think we can talk about or show these ridiculously deformed photos enough. Blog this!Bookmark on DeliciousDigg this postRecommend on FacebookShare on LinkedinShare on Posterousshare via RedditShare with StumblersShare on technoratiTumblr itTweet about itSubscribe to the comments on [...]
[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N8i1kEje950] Has anyone seen it? I just discovered it today! Blog this!Bookmark on DeliciousDigg this postRecommend on FacebookShare on LinkedinShare on Posterousshare via RedditShare with StumblersShare on technoratiTumblr itTweet about itSubscribe to the comments on this postPrint for laterBookmark in BrowserTell a friend
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.