Tag: self-esteem

I’m the opposite of brave

I’ve always liked living inside my comfort zone, and I have a history of not challenging myself. If something’s not..

The battle I choose not to fight

The battle I choose not to fight

I’ve spent the better part of my life feeling inadequate. My efforts always fell short of expectations, my potential was..

The problem with beauty

As humans, we seek beauty, don’t we? The beautiful sunset, a beautiful flower, elegant beauty in movement and composition, words..

Why do celebrities get plastic surgery?

(this piece appeared in its original form on AMotherWorld.com in 2012) Oh, hello Lara Flynn Boyle, I didn’t recognize you and..

How I Survived Bathing Suit Season

Well, ladies, we made it. It’s September: the end of bathing suit season. Phew, am I right? Are we all collectively..

All the things they said

“Oh you have such skinny arms. Such little skinny arms.” It was an off-handed comment to my daughter, while a..

What’s a “Glambassador”, you ask?

You might have noticed a new button down there on the right side, saying I’m a “Glambassador”, and that might..

I don’t even care what my decolletage looks like

I’ll never forget reading a Cosmo magazine when I was about 15 years old, and learning how to give a..

I’ve got the stay at home mom blues

I’ve spent the last 2,731 days as a stay-at-home mom. For awhile, I was an on-maternity-leave mom, and for awhile..