Tag Archives: body image

Hair removal — a self-conscious nonconformist’s perspective

We spend untold hours, and significant money, removing hair from certain parts of our body — for what??? Why are women expected to have smooth, hairless legs and arm pits, while men are not? Why do we stay chained to our razors (or Nair, or wax)? Why is there an entire AISLE at Target dedicated to female hair removal? Continue reading

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Two pair no more

It seems like just yesterday that I was writing this post about my maternity wardrobe and being rather content with the simplicity of my limited options.  Nonetheless, I was looking forward to wearing some of my pre-pregnancy clothes. When I … Continue reading

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