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PSA: Thinness And Fitness Are Not The Same Thing

PSA: Thinness And Fitness Are Not The Same Thing

Mary Cain is not the first or the last person to be told she has to be thinner to be a better athlete, but her powerful story about quitting Nike’s running team shows just how harmful this idea can be. She says she was the “fastest girl in America” before…

How To Address Your Tween Daughter’s Body Hair Concerns

How To Address Your Tween Daughter’s Body Hair Concerns

“Wow, you’re so hairy,” the boy standing to my daughter’s left said. He gazed in awe at her rounded seven-year-old arm, brown from the summer sun, and the silky, dark hair encircling it. It was the first day of second grade and the first time someone remarked about my daughter’s…