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Body Forgiveness

So you know, I'm getting a divorce and my husband and I were living in the same house for four months during this proceeding, because basically he cut me off financially and we had not decided who would keep the house. He also cut me off my…
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TGR Body & UV Accumulation

I recently wrote an article in Lydia's Style Magazine about skin cancer. The part I found most relevant to The Girl Revolution is that UV (ultraviolet) rays, the substance that causes skin damage and skin cancer, are cumulative. Meaning,…

God Bless America! Health Care Passed!!!

The Health Care Reform Bill passed the United States Senate yesterday. This is a great day for girls and all other Americans. They will never lose their insurance. They can't lose it if they "get" a pre-existing condition. They can't lose it…
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Insurance Company PSA

Protect Insurance Companies PSA from Will Ferrell
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Breast Cancer = BAD, Cure = Good

I feel sure that this is perhaps the only thing ever written on The Girl Revolution that is not in any way controversial: Breast Cancer is Bad. Donating money for breast cancer research is good. Pixascope Creative Agency and Between the…
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Ainsley's Big Toe

So we're on our way out the door to do the school drop off and Ainsley drops her full metal water bottle right on her big toe. There was screaming. Hysteria. Crying. Poor Zack was scared out of his mind. I'd have sent her to school, except…
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Thieves for N1H1 Virus (Swine Flu)

Broadcasters and government officials have put the scare on about N1H1 virus reeking havoc on the new school year. There is still no vaccine. I have only one solution to offer - Thieves. This bottle of essential oils combines the oils thieves…

Bright Side of Swine Flu

Guess what a general panic about a potential Swine Flu epidemic and an order from the President of the United States "to stay home if you have symptoms" brought to light? That 40% of workers in the private sector don't have a single paid sick…
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Luxury of Healthcare for Kids!

I'm so lucky that Joanne Bamberger, aka PunditMom, let me go to her website and steal great content to use while I was on vacation. The PunditMom household is lucky when it comes to health insurance. Even though we pay the "full freight"…
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Christiane Northrup, MD on HPV Vaccine

I'm a waffler when it comes to the HPV Vaccine, a vaccine preventing some types of the human papillomavirus virus that can cause cervical cancer, for young girls. I want to prevent my daughter from getting HPV. But, I've read The Handmaiden's…
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Guest Post: Jeanne

Please welcome Jeanne from Jeanne's Endo Blog as today's guest blogger. Jeanne is the mother of one daughter and lives on the East Coast. She is also a women's health advocate, running a support group and a blog about endometriosis. Visit Blog…
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Empowering Girls: Dutch Blitz Has Body Issues

Dutch Blitz has some body image issues. She used to be a size 15 and she still feels unacceptably fat sometimes, though the scale and the tag in her clothes tell her she's not. I know this because I've read her very honest and poignant blogs…