My eldest is almost 10, and the more he grows up, the more I feel the need to talk to him appropriately about love (outside of the maternal version of it), as well as sex, consent and what it means to be a decent man.
But my views of masculinity had been fairly skewed, or widely superficial. Therefore, it only felt right to dig into other resources than my own experiences. In this blog post, I chose to summarize concrete (parenting) actions points from author and journalist Peggy Orenstein.
It took me while to react to what’s been happening since George Floyd’s brutal death. I was questioning my legitimacy at covering anti-racism on the blog. But I realised that I, too, might have a role to play. Especially considering the strong ties between race, sex and class discrimination and diet culture.
A series of books, websites, podcasts and other pediatric guidelines to raise and feed body-confident children, in Dubai and abroad.
What could a recovered disordered eater, a working mom, an average cook possibly do to encourage a happy, relaxed relationship with food in her children? It turns out a lot more than expected…
Parenting is typically overwhelming. Add to that a generous serving of judgement and body hate from diet culture, and parenting becomes downright scary. But don’t fret! Here is a list of simple things to do everyday, that can support your efforts to raise body confident kids.