these grandmothers look after their grandchildren because their parents have died of AIDS. (inspiration by travelingspouse, image by khym54)
lin over at telling it like it is has an article on 10 ways to raise children to use drugs. examples: encourage insecurity by telling them to keep secrets from other family members or family secrets from others avoid touching, hugging, and taking time to interact with your children. disregard their physical needs. ignore their… Continue reading raising children, raising parents
today we have a guest post by laura collins, mother to a daughter who struggled with anorexia, and an activist in the movement to help people with eating disorders. you have probably met her already – she’s contributed some posts to our carnival of eating disorders, from her blog eating with your anorexic. isabella was… Continue reading parents and eating disorders
here, friends, is the second part of this month’s buddhist carnival. the first part is here. enjoy! forgiveness andrew, on his blog rants of a gay lunatic (i have to confess that such a title immediately makes me perk up my ears) does not directly mention buddhism in his article why we must forgive president… Continue reading a buddhist carnival – june 2008, part 2
this is really exciting – our first buddhist carnival! the plan is for this carnival to feature first and foremost articles that directly and specifically talk about buddhist practice, reflection and ideas. however, there will also be room for posts that may not explicitly mention buddhism but touch on concepts intrinsic to it. as adam… Continue reading a buddhist carnival – 1st edition!
welcome to this month’s carnival of eating disorders, a reader’s digest of blog posts about mental health issues related to problems such as anorexia, bulimia, orthorexia, binge eating disorder, food addiction, exercise anorexia, as well as body image. parents and anorexia let’s start with a very controversial issue: pro-anorexia mothers. ex-model, ex-anorexic “mamavision” refers to… Continue reading carnival of eating disorders #10