Emily T. Wierenga

Book cover of Chasing Silhouettes

Chasing Silhouettes: How to Help a Loved One Battling an Eating Disorder

In Chasing Silhouettes, Emily Wierenga was a home-schooled pastor’s daughter who wasn’t allowed to play with Barbies or dance. Her mum made sure there would be nothing that could tempt her daughter to be vain or to contract an eating disorder. So she went ahead and got one anyway. At the age of nine, Emily […]

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Mom in the Mirror: Body Image, Beauty, and Life after Pregnancy

Mom in the Mirror: Body Image, Beauty, and Life after Pregnancy is for every woman who has ever doubted herself or her self-worth after the birth of a child. Because most women spend much of their lives attempting to change their bodies, it’s not surprising that the weight gain that comes along with pregnancy (and post-pregnancy), […]

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