Posts for body image

Princess Eyes

In Mother Words Blog May 1, 2020

At three and half you tell me you don’t like your eyes. Too brown. Not blue. Not enough like a…

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A Blank Slate

In Mother Words Blog June 1, 2018

I’ve carried three babies in this body of mine. I’ve shifted and changed shapes three times. Between the three, I’ve…

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Not Pregnant, Fat

In Mother Words Blog May 18, 2018

I’m not pregnant. I’m fat. I remember so clearly the way my mom talked about pregnancy. My sister who died….

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A Thousand Births

General/Column January 23, 2017

Since the birth of my two children I’ve softened in body and mind, and I find it rather pleasant. Muscle…

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