welcome to the april 30, 2007 edition of carnival of eating disorders. this time, because things have been a bit hectic around here, i am going to present you the “predigested” version. in the next few days, i will discuss the articles in a bit more detail. RT presents interview with diet girl from the… Continue reading carnival of eating disorders #5
yup. that’s him. little julian. all 10 pds 10 oz, and 22″ of him! 33 days of on and off labour, 30 hours of final labour, and then he had to be hauled out via caesarian. julian and both parents are happy and healthy. the support and love from everyone was – oh, i don’t… Continue reading THE granny post!!!
april is poetry month. in the spirit of my grandmotherly ramblings, i’m posting this one, which i wrote remembering the time my son and i spent in chile:
“i am equal to this challenge.” this is another of eric maisel’s twelve incantations. i have to confess that initially i was a bit sceptic of his book ten zen seconds (“is this going to be yet another book that uses the word “zen” in vain?) but the more time i spend with it, the… Continue reading ten zen seconds blog book tour update
it’s time for another gues post by my assistant, alex. she’s a young woman who looks at the “thin fad” from a different perspective. what is it like to be thin? i am 5’5″ and exactly 100 pounds. all around me there is the constant reminder of how lucky i am to have the body… Continue reading when overweight is not the issue
julian. it’s not quite clear what that name means. it could mean “downy-bearded”, or it could relate to the highest roman god, jupiter, the equivalent of the greek god zeus. whatever it is, it’s a darn good name. and the name of the baby-to-come! yes, we know the gender now! yesterday, i accompanied mindemoya on… Continue reading granny post number 7: a name!
in collaboration and partnership with the maui community, his holiness, the 14th dalai lama, will have the entire world as his audience as part of a realtime webcast of his public appearances on the island of maui on april 24 and 25, 2007. with broadband computer access, you can see and hear the dalai lama… Continue reading listening to the dalai lama
an abandoned locomotive in panama i’m one of those people who can react quite emotionally to certain images. this
what do you think when you hear the word “kiddie porn”? you’re probably disgusted. however, you also hear the words “kiddie” (sounds a bit like “kitten”, doesn’t it?) and “porn”, which is an abbreviation of “pornography”, an abbreviation that does not only make the word sound shorter but also somehow abbreviates the whole idea. the… Continue reading kiddie porn
this morning i was looking for internet references to my favourite parenting book, liberated parents, liberated children. back when i was facilitating parents’ groups, i used it as the basis of two courses. what struck me suddenly was that this book is about much more than “just” parenting (as if that wasn’t enough!) – it’s… Continue reading liberated children, liberated people