Are you a member of the Fat-Talkin’ Club? There are chapters…worldwide. It’s Fat Talk Free Week and, like every year, we are being challenged to drop the fat talk between friends. This can be a tall order for many. Why? Because fat-talking has become a habit and a bona fide, integrated component of many friendship […]
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Unschooling is a radical form of homeschooling that throws the books out the window on traditional learning. School [School newly corrected: Learning] takes place out of traditional school doors and on the child’s own terms. Today, I sat down with Matt Lauer on The Today Show, to discuss it. How can this work? (1) Know […]
You probably don’t need someone to tell you that there has been a major shift in the “point” of Halloween lately as it pertains to young girls. We’ve moved from creative, scary, or funny costumes to sexy, sexier, and sexiest. Even childhood favorites, known for their youthful innocence have been pornified. Just check out Red […]
Steve Jobs, innovator, inventor, and game-changer died yesterday at the age of 56 from pancreatic cancer. The news of his death, while bringing on mourning of an amazing thinker, prompted those who revered and respected him to focus on his noteworthy influence on the current way we live, work, and enjoy entertainment. It got me […]
It’s been a year since the launch of Good Girls Don’t Get Fat: How Weight Obsession is Messing Up Our Girls & How We Can Help Them Thrive Despite It. The book, based on 10 years of my own research, was born out of my dissertation at Tufts University and morphed into over 200 interviews […]