Body Image, Bra Fitting

Let’s Talk “Letterphobia”, and Why It’s Been So Quiet Around Here

I know, I know. February has been a quiet month over here in Blogland. I could give you a million excuses about work/life/whathaveyou, but instead I'll say this: While it has been a quiet month here,Β I have still been quite the busy bee! I was recently invited to participate in something called "Better Bra School"… Continue reading Let’s Talk “Letterphobia”, and Why It’s Been So Quiet Around Here

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Body Image, Feminism, Queer Folk

Redefining Sexy: Not Just For The Boys

Scarlet Johansson. Beyonce. Megan Fox. What do these ladies have in common?Besides all sharing celebrity status and raking in boatloads of cash each year, I think it can be universally agreed upon that each of these three ladies bear the traits of the conventionally sexy. They are long legged and svelte, with pouty lips and… Continue reading Redefining Sexy: Not Just For The Boys

Body Image, Bra Fitting, Feminism

Diversity In Lingerie

It's been quite the whirlwind few weeks in the life of this blogger! What, with a week-long "workcation", a flurry of unpacking, and a much-loathed trip to the dentist's office, I've been a very busy bee. These facts can all be attributed to the uncanny silence resonating from my corner of the interwebs. But now… Continue reading Diversity In Lingerie

Body Image, Feminism, General Life, Queer Folk

I Want To See You Be Brave

Sara Bareilles just released a new song and video from her upcoming album, entitled "Brave". It encourages the listener to be brave, speak up for what they believe in, and to not let fear control their lives. (I think this is awesome. Ten thousand brownie points for Sara Bareilles!) As I was driving to work,… Continue reading I Want To See You Be Brave

Body Image, Feminism, General Life

“You Would Be So Pretty If…”

We've all heard it. "You would be so pretty if..." "...you just smiled." "...you lost some weight." "...you changed your hair." "...you changed your clothes." When I was 18, I had a dentist tell me that I would be "so pretty" and "attract so many boys" if only I just got braces to take care… Continue reading “You Would Be So Pretty If…”

Body Image, Feminism, General Life

To Wear, or Not To Wear? (A Discussion On Modesty)

The internet has been buzzing recently, and it's all about modesty. image from Squidoo.com First it was The Modesty Panel: a fascinating look at the different perspectives on modesty from various body image/bra fitting bloggers from around the world. Then, the web erupted when the news of Sarah Minder hit. (For those of you who… Continue reading To Wear, or Not To Wear? (A Discussion On Modesty)

Body Image, Bra Fitting

Calling Shenanigans On “Discrimination”

A story has been floating around national news outlets that tells the tale of a teenage girl, booted from prom because of the size of her breasts. High school senior Brittany Minder's search for her perfect prom dress took her all the way to Canada, and subsequently got her reprimanded at her school dance. Here's… Continue reading Calling Shenanigans On “Discrimination”

Body Image, General Life, Lust-Haves, Product Reviews

Lingerie Lust List

It's been a long time, readers, but I'm back with a vengence! Those two adorable, sweet, amazing little germ factories that I call my daily grind got me viciously sick, and I was laid out for quite some time. BUT! Now that I have regained the ability to breathe out of my nose (what a… Continue reading Lingerie Lust List

Body Image, Feminism, Nanny Diaries

Let’s Hear It For The Girls

As I write this, seven month old Emma is passed out in my arms. Each time my hands move across the keyboard, her body jiggles a little from the motion. She doesn't seem to mind, though. She seems comfortable. Across the room, her three-year-old sister Hannah is cuddled against her pillows on the couch, taking… Continue reading Let’s Hear It For The Girls

Body Image, Queer Folk

Expanding On “Real”

I recently ranted quite a bit about the concept of "Real Women". It quickly became one of my most-viewed posts, and after it hit the fan, it got me to thinking. You see, if you've been following my blog, you'll know that I'm a lesbian. A member of the LGBT community, if you will. And… Continue reading Expanding On “Real”