Playing, friends, and homework are among the top things a kid thinks about during a day. But increasingly, one's body shape, size and appearance are competing thoughts. According to Kathy Kater, author of the book Real Kids Come in All Sizes (200... Read more
My late maternal grandmother was the kind of grandmother who set the bar. She could whip up an outfit for me on her sewing machine in less than a day. Her cookie jar was always stocked with homemade chocolate chip cookies. And of course, her grammar... Read more
On a recent trip to California, I went on a hike in Runyon Canyon, a park near my daughter’s apartment. During my climb, I overheard two women chatting behind me. One was expressing concern regarding comments her teenage daughter ha... Read more
It's that time of year when more people are on the hunt for a gym…but not just any gym. They want a fun, fresh environment that supports their fitness goals, is comfortable yet challenging and makes every workout count. If that seems o... Read more
It's a philosophy that's repeated time and time again: Healthy habits start at home. And it's true—taking steps towards positive lifestyle changes in the pursuit of weight loss and overall health in the home are among the most rewar... Read more
I hit "Add Image", select, upload, and get a bunch of html.
I hit "Post Message" and get "No html."
How do I add an image if the html needed for it is not allowed?
(frustration level = high!)... Read more
Constant reminder: I found an image of a real woman (nonmodel) my age, who is in great shape; build similar to mine and saved her as my wallpaper & screensaver. EVERY time I get on to look up/log calories, I see her and am reminded of my goals.... Read more
The main thing I need to work on his my body image. I equate my self worth so heavily with my appearance and weight, and I hate it. I'm overweight, yea. But I'm so sick of hating my body. Has anyone been helped by any books or anything on this topic?... Read more
Instead of letting media images of fit and fabulous women demotivate me, I decided to turn that on its head and use those images as a light to run towards. There is a particular actress who, whenever I see her, I think looks amazing. Her body is fit,... Read more
Music is important to many people. It can pick you up when you're feeling down, motivate you when you need a little push, and inspire you to go the extra mile during a workout. We love to share our favoriate workout music list suggestions he... Read more
Music is the number 1 way to get me to exercise, and I change my playlist up often. A real motivator of mine is to save my very favorite songs only for workout time. That way I am starving to hear them and can’t wait to hear the nex... Read more
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