Body Positivity

Body Shaming Is Bullying

You’ve probably seen Nicole Arbour’s video called “Dear Fat People” which went viral. I’m glad it went viral because people are mad, and for good reason. She rants for six minutes about how much she hates people being fat. She claims fat shaming is “not a thing”, and bullying someone for being fat is actually awesome […]

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Babe, The Only Diet You Need Is A Mirror Diet

You’re watching a TV show, and during the break you see a commercial for hair dye to “hide your greys”. You’re sitting on the subway car, and across from you is a poster plastered on the wall reminding you that you can “lose weight fast” with this pill. You’re scrolling through social media and see […]

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Self Love: My Swimsuit Style

Hello beautiful, welcome to the #MySwimsuitStyle challenge hosted by María José Ovalle of Very Busy Mamá and co-hosted by the fabulous Katie Reed of A Mother Thing, Reesa Lewandowski of Momma Lew, Vicky Mason of The Mummy Chronicles and Andrea Summers of Momma in Flip Flops. We are trying to promote and encourage self love not loathing this summer, and really all year round. […]

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Why It’s Okay For Me To Say “Fat”

I’m having a regular conversation with a friend, and I say something about how it would be easier to find tops to wear if I wasn’t fat. They give me a sad puppy dog face and say, “Aw, Mary! You’re not fat!”, and the disappointment begins. This isn’t a one-time scenario I’m describing. It happens […]

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