Dr. Rebecca Hains

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Loving Your Body for your Kids’ Sakes, Too: The Body Image Survival Guide for Parents [Giveaway]

At Valentine’s Day, we talk a lot about loving other people. But what about loving ourselves? As Marci Warhaft-Nadler, body image expert and the author of The Body Image Survival Guide for Parents: Helping Toddlers, Tweens and Teens Thrive, points out:…

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Review: Lottie Dolls are a Win For Kids

This holiday season, I will be doing a series of giveaways—all of brands I believe in—brands that seek to empower or support girls in some way. First up is “Lottie,” which I am happy to introduce to you today. Lottie is…

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Modern Beauty Standards Imposed on Classic Art Show Narrowness of Today’s Ideal

Venus de Milo, retouched

Many of today’s teenagers believe the Venus de Milo is “fat,” so I digitally retouched a photo of the famous statue to explore the issue.

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WATCH: Rebecca Hains discusses Lululemon body-shaming controversy on TV News

Yesterday, I discussed the Lululemon controversy (and the petition that Marci Warhaft-Nadler and I launched) with both FOX 25 Boston and WBZ-TV (CBS) Boston. Have a look! FOX 25 Boston: Salem State Professor to Lululemon CEO: Change Your Business Practices (4 minutes)…

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When women look strong: The sexism at Wimbledon

“Do you think Bartoli’s dad told her when she was little, ‘you’re never going to be a looker, you’ll never be a Sharapova, so you have to be scrappy and fight?’” These words were uttered by the BBC’s John Inverdale…

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Order my book, Growing Up With Girl Power, today!

I’m delighted that my book, Growing Up With Girl Power: Girlhood On Screen and in Everyday Life, is now available from my publisher, Peter Lang Press! Won’t you buy a copy? You can order from Amazon, Barnes & Noble, or…

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