mothers

Lipstick Rebellion

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My mother was a funny mixture of conservative and iconoclastic, and it showed up in her rules. And this was a BIG one:  Never ever wear pink lipstick. 
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Still Eleanor: The Brain Hemorrhage That Stole My Mother From Herself

Daughters are experts on their mothers; my sister and I see precisely what is changed — so changed — in my mother’s face.

Daughters are experts on their mothers; my sister and I see precisely what is changed — so changed — in my mother’s face.

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How To Talk To Your Daughter About Body Image

How to talk to your daughter about her body - reinforce the quality of her body, rather than the quantity.

When it comes to how to talk to your daughter about her body and body image - reinforce the quality of her body, rather than the quantity.

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When Mothers Are Judged For How They Take Care Of Themselves

The principles of scarcity mean that, for most of us, the benefits of one choice come at the cost of something else.

The phrase “self-care” comes loaded with assumptions about who has the ability to care for themselves, and what kind of care is valuable. Exercise is virtuous. Devouring “Making a Murderer” in a single sitting is gluttonous.

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