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The Whole Thing Matters

Jessica Halepis | Posted 07.05.2014 | Women
Jessica Halepis

In order to understand who I am now, I must first understand who I have been. Move forward. Make the whole beautiful. Can one ever really move forward without first accepting what has been?

How I Learned to See My Body

Jessica Halepis | Posted 04.06.2014 | Women
Jessica Halepis

I knew what a calorie was at the age of 7. I was on a diet by the age of 9. And pretty much ever since then, it's always been about the numbers

Trying Hard to Be 'Good'

Jessica Halepis | Posted 01.23.2014 | Parents
Jessica Halepis

I don't want this for my daughter. I don't want her to go through life trying so hard, to trudge the same exhausting path I have for so many years. Most of all I don't want her to live untethered from what is real.

What I Want to Give My Children

Jessica Halepis | Posted 01.23.2014 | Parents
Jessica Halepis

I'm finally beginning to understand that one of my main priorities as a mother is to give my children a childhood, the childhood I felt I never really had.

Going Back-to-School

Jessica Halepis | Posted 11.10.2013 | Parents
Jessica Halepis

In the stillness of that late-summer morning, a quiet anxiety was present as I sensed that the pulse of my world had begun to shift. At the heart of this anxiety was an awareness, honed by years of repetition, of what I could expect in the weeks to come.