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When you hold travel up on some kind of pedestal, you sound classist as hell. Image: Joshua Earle/Unsplash.

Your Obsession With Travel Sure Feels Classist To Me

I don’t get out much — and it’s not because I’m boring or don’t have a sense of adventure or don’t care about learning about the larger world: It’s Read...
Katherine DM Clover    |   12.21.16   |   SHARE
Voices
I will admit that nude hot springs are often the domain of thin white people. Kori and I are both melanin-blessed 250+ pound femmes. Image: author.

Two Fat Babes At The Naked Hot Springs

It all started with a text from my roomie, Kori: "I am manifesting lying out, and getting some sun on my cooch." Read...
Virgie Tovar    |   08.4.16   |   SHARE
Bodies
I didn’t realize just how much I needed — or how the packing game had changed — until I needed to place it all neatly into my (now) overflowing suitcase. Image: condesign/Pixabay.

5 Ways Being Pregnant Has Changed My Travel Prep Game

Pregnancy changes more than just your body and your emotions: it changes the “stuff” that you need on a daily basis, too. I didn’t realize just how Read...
Allison Cooper    |   08.1.16   |   SHARE
Families
I want to make the kids turn off their screens as I would in regular life back on the ground, but it seems like this is not the time to stick to rules or try for a parenting victory.

Screen Time Got My Family Through An 18-Hour Flight. I Regret Nothing.

Eighteen hours, even if prepared with reading and art material, snacks, and an upgrade to China Airline’s family couch seating, is still EIGHTEEN Read...
Eliana Osborn    |   04.12.16   |   SHARE
Families
Spent the morning by the pool in this number...

7 Reasons You Need To Go On Vacation — NOW!

If you're one of those people who has 100,000 excuses as to why you can't take a vacation, I'm here to tell you why and how to make it happen — even Read...
Erin McKelle    |   01.8.16   |   SHARE
Bodies
Kick back and relax.

In Defense Of Being Lazy: Why "Motivation" And "Drive" Are Overrated

When our bodies and minds are constantly under stress we begin to break down. Stress floods the body with stress hormones which has been linked to a Read...
Dr. Lindsay Havlicek Bell of Your Tango    |   10.23.15   |   SHARE
Bodies

I Went On Vacation And I Didn’t Miss My Kids. Am I A Horrible Person?

"I love my kids. I don’t love Portland more than my kids. What I loved, besides books and donuts and peonies, was being alone. Or at least alone Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   07.29.15   |   SHARE
Families

11 Reasons Summer Can Suck It

If this sort of heat sounds appealing to you, you are either A. 83 years old or B. insane. Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   07.24.15   |   SHARE
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