" write her a letter, send her a flower, love only gets old if you let it. "

- William Chapman (via preciousandfregilethings)

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healthandbeautyxox:

This is a long shot. I know I don’t have as many followers as I used to but I’m asking you guys to help me in spreading this as far as I can. 

This is Kieran Louza. She’s 14, and she went missing in Toronto, Ontario at the intersection of main and danforth on Wednesday March 12th, 2014 around 3 PM. 

Kieran went to my old high school, and I knew her a little bit. I would see her around and she was always super nice whenever I saw her. All I’m asking is that you please please please reblog this so that if someone has seen her or knows something they can call Toronto police. Kieran’s family and friends are so worried and we really want to see her come home safe and sound. 

If you’ve seen Kieran or know ANYTHING, please call Toronto police at 416-808-2222. 
Please help guys, even if you don’t live in Toronto or anywhere near it, someone who does might see your post and help us find her. Kieran is only 14 and really needs to come home.

healthandbeautyxox:

This is a long shot. I know I don’t have as many followers as I used to but I’m asking you guys to help me in spreading this as far as I can.

This is Kieran Louza. She’s 14, and she went missing in Toronto, Ontario at the intersection of main and danforth on Wednesday March 12th, 2014 around 3 PM.

Kieran went to my old high school, and I knew her a little bit. I would see her around and she was always super nice whenever I saw her. All I’m asking is that you please please please reblog this so that if someone has seen her or knows something they can call Toronto police. Kieran’s family and friends are so worried and we really want to see her come home safe and sound.

If you’ve seen Kieran or know ANYTHING, please call Toronto police at 416-808-2222.
Please help guys, even if you don’t live in Toronto or anywhere near it, someone who does might see your post and help us find her. Kieran is only 14 and really needs to come home.

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How to talk to your daughter about her body, step one: don’t talk to your daughter about her body, except to teach her how it works.

Don’t say anything if she’s lost weight. Don’t say anything if she’s gained weight.

If you think your daughter’s body looks amazing, don’t say that. Here are some things you can say instead:

“You look so healthy!” is a great one.

Or how about, “you’re looking so strong.”

“I can see how happy you are – you’re glowing.”

Better yet, compliment her on something that has nothing to do with her body.

Don’t comment on other women’s bodies either. Nope. Not a single comment, not a nice one or a mean one.

Teach her about kindness towards others, but also kindness towards yourself.

Don’t you dare talk about how much you hate your body in front of your daughter, or talk about your new diet. In fact, don’t go on a diet in front of your daughter. Buy healthy food. Cook healthy meals. But don’t say “I’m not eating carbs right now.” Your daughter should never think that carbs are evil, because shame over what you eat only leads to shame about yourself.

Encourage your daughter to run because it makes her feel less stressed. Encourage your daughter to climb mountains because there is nowhere better to explore your spirituality than the peak of the universe. Encourage your daughter to surf, or rock climb, or mountain bike because it scares her and that’s a good thing sometimes.

Help your daughter love soccer or rowing or hockey because sports make her a better leader and a more confident woman. Explain that no matter how old you get, you’ll never stop needing good teamwork. Never make her play a sport she isn’t absolutely in love with.

Prove to your daughter that women don’t need men to move their furniture.

Teach your daughter how to cook kale.

Teach your daughter how to bake chocolate cake made with six sticks of butter.

Pass on your own mom’s recipe for Christmas morning coffee cake. Pass on your love of being outside.

Maybe you and your daughter both have thick thighs or wide ribcages. It’s easy to hate these non-size zero body parts. Don’t. Tell your daughter that with her legs she can run a marathon if she wants to, and her ribcage is nothing but a carrying case for strong lungs. She can scream and she can sing and she can lift up the world, if she wants.

Remind your daughter that the best thing she can do with her body is to use it to mobilize her beautiful soul.

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