Category Archives for motherhood

Invisible Nursing Woman

On May 11, I was honored to participate in Listen to Your Mother Philly. It was a life changing experience. I first published this piece on my blog.Before Baby, if you had one word to describe me,

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Who’s the Prettiest?

Serena Williams has an amazing ass.There, I said it. She does. That woman’s body is simply amazing. Muscular yet curvy, incredibly strong, so sculpted. And her ass? I swear you could bounce a quarter

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Making Milk

I breastfeed. Not only do I breastfeed, I breastfeed twins. In total, over the course of the last 7+ years as a mother I’ve been breastfeeding for over 50 months (and no, I’m not counting the twins

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Momshell, Defined.

Are you a mother who birthed a baby from her uterus?  Did you gain weight, change shape, slow down?  Does it make you feel bad?Look around you.  Who are your mom friends?  Are they

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The Go-To List for Girls

I have a confession to make.My career and passion is in the beauty business. I manage a salon and retail shop. But that’s not the confession.For most of my life I thought I was ugly. I used to be the

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Beautiful, and…

As a girl, my hair was not the color of Barbie’s.  My eyes were not the color of Barbie’s.  My boobs were not… they were just… not.  Moreover, I didn’t walk around on my tip

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All Around the Mulberry Bush: Jessica Simpson & Body Image

I was prepared to rant. Jessica Simpson debuted her “new mom body” on the Katie Show and my emotions told reason to take a coffee and doughnut break while I raked Simpson (who gave birth in May) through

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Lessons, Reflections, and Self-Acceptance

I’ve learned a very important lesson in the process of becoming a mother. In order to age gracefully and become truly, timelessly beautiful, we must surrender our attachment to the youthful bodies we

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ChiChis to the Max

As a mother of a young girl, I consider myself pretty well-versed on what to expect in the Milestones category. I mean, I used to be one myself, so Hands in the Air for Team Life Experience!!!I’ve smiled

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Mommy Do I need to go on a Diet?

The question felt a bit out of left field.  But as the mother of a child, of a little girl, I suppose I shouldn’t ever really be surprised, right?She is eight-going-on-twenty-eight, after all. And

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