Dr. Jennifer W. Shewmaker

Parent, Teacher, Author

Mirror, Mirror on the Wall: Reflections on Aging as a Woman

I took my two older daughters to see Snow White and the Huntsman last week. We had all loved the re-invisioned Alice in Wonderland by this team, so we thought we … Continue reading

June 25, 2012 · 5 Comments

Beauty at all Ages: MAC, Cate Blanchett and The Economist Play it Straight

Cate Blanchett Goes Un-Photoshopped for Mag Cover – MSN Entertainment – Wonderwall. This goes along with the amazing MAC Cosmetics ad campaign featuring 90-year-old Iris Apfel, who designed one of their … Continue reading

March 22, 2012 · Leave a comment

Am I Ugly? Learning to Love Ourselves

In the wake of the YouTube “Am I Ugly” trend, with girls going on line to ask perfect strangers to weigh in on their value as measured by their physical … Continue reading

February 24, 2012 · Leave a comment

About Face asks: Does Seventeen Magazine Honor its Body Peace Project?

A B O U T – F A C E — blog » Seventeen doesn’t stick to its own “Body Peace Project” terms. In this post, About Face questions the … Continue reading

July 4, 2011 · Leave a comment

Personal Awakening: I may never be ideal, but I can be healthy

My personal journey in realizing that life is too short to spend our precious time and energy obsessing over attaining a shape or weight that may be completely unrealistic.Our health is a precious commodity. Don’t take it for granted. Embrace the strength and health that you have everyday and encourage your children to do the same.

April 8, 2011 · 1 Comment
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