Here is the dilemma with putting a young girl or boy on a diet: If a child is told her body is “wrong” from such a young age and is forced to change her behaviors, will she be set up for a lifetime of insecurity and disordered eating? Or, if you don’t encourage her to eat healthier and become more active, is she destined to the health problems that coincide with obesity?
Shirley MaClaine’s daughter Sachi (short for Stephanie Sachiko) Parker: is revealing her new book Lucky Me: My Life With–and Without–My Mom Shirley MacLaine that her mom may not be acting too much when she plays cold women with firecracker personalities.
Kim Kardashian hasn’t let a little thing like being pregnant get in her way of working out and keeping fit! The 32-year-old mom-to-be has been photographed several times departing the gym after a workout, and has talked about the adjustments that had to be made by her personal trainer. While most of us common folk can’t afford personal trainers, we can glean a few tips from celebrity mommas who stayed fit while pregnant, including Kim, Reese Witherspoon, Kristen Bell, Jennifer Garner, and Jessica Alba!
“A mother is the truest friend we have, when trials, heavy and sudden, fall upon us; when adversity takes the place of prosperity; when friends who rejoice with us in our sunshine, desert us when troubles thicken around us, still will she cling to us, and endeavor by her kind precepts and counsels to dissipate the clouds of darkness, and cause peace to return to our hearts.” – Washington Irving
Actress Katherine Heigl adopted baby Naleigh with husband Josh Kelley September, 2009 from South Korea. One of the reasons she adopted Naleigh was because Katherine’s old sister Meg Heigl-Beltran was also adopted from Korea.
Now, in a new blog for ivillage, Katherine really opens up about the stresses (and nightmare) of trying to excel in her career, as a new mom, and as a wife.