Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Body Image: Pride & Vanity


Sometimes when we think about having a positive body image, the word vein comes to mind.  There is a significant difference between being vein about your appearance and taking pride in your appearance.  Here are those words defined: (dictionary.com)

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Body Image: Teaching Our Children


We've talked about a few ideas around promoting a positive body image for ourselves, but what does it take to raise a child with a positive body image?  Our personal values greatly reflect the ways we shape our children.  Some views will be more radical than others.  I want to start by deconstructing body image into different categories that shape our perception.

Thursday, July 17, 2014

6 Month Blogiversary

This blog has officially been live and active for six months now.  In the beginning it was just supposed to be a journal for me to keep track of this new chapter in our lives.  Turns out that I've reconnected with my love of reading and writing.  Over the past six months I've learned a lot about myself and blogging.  Probably more about blogging since I didn't even know what it was when I started.  With that being said, I'd like to share the experiences I've had.