Tag Archives: daughters

I Was There. I Showed Up.

I’m seeing double today — linking up with two weekly hotspots: #iPPP & #JustWrite. Cheers to the hostesses of iPPP, Greta & Sarah, and to Heather of Just Write. Sometimes the days get so busy they fall into one another … Continue reading

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Wherein I Don a Bikini. Holy Crap.

Recently I read a post on Life’s Dewlaps (@dewlaps on twitter). And it inspired me. Made me think about what kind of role model I am for my daughters, especially when it comes to my self esteem, body image, etc. The … Continue reading

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Me Too.

          Kimberly Speranza writes Sperk*, a fearless examination of life with two adolescent daughters.  She is a stay-at-home mom, divorced, in a relationship, and has a gift for procrastination.  She has been blogging since 2011 and … Continue reading

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Things I’m Afraid to Tell You.

Both Robin Farr of Farewell, Stranger and Tracie Nall of From Tracie wrote posts entitled Things I’m Afraid To Tell You (hashtag #TIATTY on Twitter) and inspired me.  I read both yesterday. Robin and Tracie were incredibly bold and I thought … Continue reading

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Censorship, Playboy and Women’s Bodies in the Media

Many of you may have noticed (and/or read) a post I wrote earlier this week about our daughters’ discovery of one of D’s Playboy magazines. The girls later snuck off with Daddy’s phone and took photos of themselves (both nude and clothed) … Continue reading

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