swimming

These 17 Plus-Size Mermaids Are Magical Inspiration

Fat bodies are made for water. We float serenely through even the harshest of waves. Here are 17 plus size mermaids who are pure magic! Read...
Laurel Dickman    |   07.21.17   |   SHARE
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What can we do to care for our skin of all colors?

Skincare Is Self-Care! Protect Yourself From The Summer Sun With These Tips

When you are dealing with soaring temperatures and direct sunlight, your direct needs become very obvious and immediate: stay hydrated, protect your Read...
Laurel Dickman    |   06.23.17   |   SHARE
Bodies

I Don't Like Being Naked — Don't Judge Me

All that to say, I’ve seen my share of naked bodies. I am glad that there are spaces where people can feel comfortable disrobing, and when we pass Read...
Olga Mecking    |   06.20.17   |   SHARE
I wasn’t just wearing a swimsuit; I was moving in one. Image: Thinkstock.

How I Overcame My Swimsuit Phobia And Learned To Appreciate My Body

My swimsuit phobia started in middle school — that breeding ground of body shame and fear. One minute I’m a kid excitedly putting on my pink two- Read...
Christine Schoenwald    |   07.1.16   |   SHARE
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Whatever you decide to put on your body while you are swimming with your family, have fun with it. Image: Thinkstock.

The Mombod Swimsuit Guide

The Internet has told us that instead of selling our wild summer children to a band of traveling performers, we should go swimming with them instead Read...
Carrie Saum    |   06.24.16   |   SHARE
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