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My Daughter Had Anorexia & I Didn't Know: 5 Signs I Missed

My daughter Elena developed anorexia nervosa while she was an adolescent. This isn’t unusual: anorexia is the third most common chronic illness among...

Clare Dunkle
May 19 2015

How I Naturally Healed My Acne-Prone Skin

When I made a drastic lifestyle shift in order to heal some more severe health issues I had, I healed my acne- and wrinkle-prone skin in the process....

Osha Key
May 18 2015

Why Trying To Be Body Positive Doesn't Work For Me

My family just returned from a lovely vacation. We explored new areas of the country and did a couple of college visits with our 17-year-old daughter,...

Lisa Kaplin
May 18 2015

Why We Should Get In The Habit Of Telling Moms They're Hot

Very recently I was at a pool party with another mom and our sons. This was not a kiddy-party, but the hosts graciously welcomed our kiddos to the...

Jennifer Mielke
May 15 2015

In Sickness & In Health: Putting The Vow To The Test

For most people, the marriage vow “in sickness and health” probably conjures thoughts of chicken soup, jack-hammer coughing, or days of...

Lisa Grunwald
May 15 2015

7 Downsides To My 125-Pound Weight Loss

I’m guilty of always talking about how awesome it is to have maintained my 125-pound weight loss over the last six years and all of the benefits that...

Naomi Teeter
May 14 2015

How To Make Peace With Being In Love With Someone Who Doesn’t Believe In Marriage

I have always imagined I would get married one day. The dress, the chapel and the elaborate planning has never appealed to me, but creating a home...

Jeannette Encinias
May 14 2015