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Heal Your Vagina After Birth

Heal Your Vagina After Birth

We have a cultural obsession with bodily strength. We are constantly bombarded with words and images that say, “you are not doing, or being, enough”—a popular mechanism for the circulation of wealth within an economy based on the consumer’s primal fear of not being good enough to belong. Not even our yonis are spared with […]

Why I Started a Sex Ed School

Why I Started a Sex Ed School

I love back to school season.  I have so much visceral memory of this time of year.  The smell and texture of new books, the shorter days that shift quickly from warm to cool, the feeling of structure and routine.  I have always loved learning and particularly reading and writing.  I’ll never forget the exhilaration […]

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The Post Baby Myth of “Getting Your Body Back”

The Post Baby Myth of "Getting Your Body Back"

No pain, no gain.  This is the dominant fitness philosophy in American culture.  Most of us believe if we are not sweating, shaking and snorting an exercise is not going to be very effective—especially when it comes to abdominal strengthening. Following what they’ve been taught about fitness and the flat stomach with six pack ideal, […]