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Mothers and Body Image

Beach Body Mommy

Morgan Meneses-Sheets | Posted 07.22.2014 | Parents
Morgan Meneses-Sheets

I welcomed getting to the point where what many called a "cute" belly developed and I felt like people could see that I was pregnant.

Why I Really Hold Onto My Pre-Mom Jeans

Lisa-Jo Baker | Posted 11.06.2013 | Parents
Lisa-Jo Baker

I fit into my self better than I ever fit into my Prague jeans. I fit into this house and this family and this story we're living of tired parents who glory in the quiet beauty of waking up beside boys who have pretzeled themselves in between us under cover of dreams.

The Mom Stays in the (Holiday) Picture

Allison Tate | Posted 01.29.2013 | Parents
Allison Tate

You are a big part of the story -- your story, your children's story, your family story -- and this moment will never come again.

A Plea To Moms: DON'T Lose The 'Baby Weight'

Kristin Nilsen | Posted 05.02.2012 | Parents
Kristin Nilsen

My girlish figure is from another era when I didn't nurture and protect anyone but myself. I see people with their fragile, girlish hips and I think, "How do you rule the world with those hips? Is your love precious and fragile like your hips?"