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Dear Mommabare,

Dear Mommabare: A Video Column For Young People Who Have Questions

Welcome to Dear Mommabare. The place young people go when they need answers they just can't get from other adults.  We'll have our first question Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   11.16.17   |   SHARE
Mommamental
image credit: Mariah Aro Sharp @mightymooseart

I'm Not Pregnant, But I Look Like I Am 

I look pregnant. This body has made six humans. This belly has been inflated and collapsed and inflated and collapsed, and so on. What should it Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   06.19.17   |   SHARE
Beyond Before & After
It's good to be body positive and body proud. (Image Credit: Instagram, Virgie Tovar)

Take the Cake: Fat Fury, Fat Love — Claiming 'Fat Space' In Activist Communities

Fat people are not obligated to be disproportionate emotional laborers. They get to be angry, frustrated, and even difficult, just like everyone else Read...
Virgie Tovar    |   09.8.16   |   SHARE
Bodies
What if we acted like everything we want is totally normal, like we’re entitled to it...? Image: Alisa Anton/Unsplash

Take The Cake: We Made A Pact To Become Powerful Women

[CN: fatphobia] I tell her I have an idea. She loves my ideas, my schemes, our witchcraft. We talk about feeling crazy, because that’s what the Read...
Virgie Tovar    |   05.19.16   |   SHARE
Voices
My wedding will not be the most important day of my life. Image: Melissa Petro.

Becoming Bride: We're Getting Married (FINALLY)

For someone like me — someone with difficulty forming and maintaining relationships, who has struggled with commitment, and who’s got intimacy issues Read...
Melissa Petro    |   05.6.16   |   SHARE
You look into the chocolate long enough and the chocolate looks back, girl. Image: supplied.

Take The Cake: Saint Mary Of The Chocolates

Jacob (boyfriend) lives walking distance to a See’s Candies. This means that half the week I live walking distance to a See’s Candies — which, if you Read...
Virgie Tovar    |   04.21.16   |   SHARE
BodiesVoices

Ask Aunt Ginger: How To Get A Date Without Being An A**hole

Aunt Ginger is back. This week she's talking to a... guy. Who needs some help. Seriously. A lot of help. Read...
Kevin Nordstrom    |   03.14.16   |   SHARE
Culture
Aunt Ginger!

Ravishly Presents Ginger, The Internet's Favorite Aunt

Welcome Aunt Ginger, a collaborative effort with the fantastic illustrator Kevin Nordstrom and us (and soon,YOU). You'll see Ginger and her kitty Read...
Kevin Nordstrom    |   03.8.16   |   SHARE
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