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My Changing Body

When I hear, “my changing body,” I think of the time right before and during puberty (think period, new breasts, etc.). However, over the past several years, I’ve noticed a change in my now 41-year old body. During my recent yearly exam, my doctor characterized this shift as a “redistribution” of weight. Common to those […]

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Why ‘Girl Moms’ Shouldn’t Get Breast Implants

A few weeks ago I read an article about breast implants and the comment section abounded with women complaining about the small size or sagginess of their post pregnancy and breast-feeding mammaries. They couldn’t wait to ‘fix’ this obsessed-over body part. Though I myself don’t have a husband with whom to discuss the ethics of breast […]

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That Time I Was Told I Had “Itty Bitty Titties”

This past weekend I was at an amazing party celebrating amazing friends and their forever commitment to one another. Simply minding my own business. As I was preparing my counterpart’s blog for today about calculating your bust size, I couldn’t help but reflect on something a grown man said to me while I was enjoying […]

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When Did I Get Fat?

The Austin Moms Blog contributing team recently had team photos taken by the talented, Laura Morsman Photography and after examining our pics I noticed something different… Looking at these pictures below I am amazed at two major differences. The first and most obvious is my size. I’ve never been what one would consider a skinny […]

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Guest Post: This Valentine’s Day, Help Her Love Her Body

This week’s guest post is written by Barb Steinberg, a licensed, masters-level social worker with over 20 years of experience working with teens. The first time she says it, your heart stops for a second. You involuntarily take a quick breath. A lump starts to form in your belly. “Mom, am I fat?” You quickly […]

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