To many of us, the phrase “body image” is like saying the “B” word- it’s a nasty derogatory thing. But it doesn’t have to be, and it shouldn’t be! So let’s take it back and show your kids how you are a Body Positive Mom!
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A “D” in Science. My 7th-grade son had a “D” in Science!
This was out of character for him because Science is his favorite subject.
I hated doing chores as a kid. Did you?
I remember sitting in the bathroom for 10 minutes letting the shower run so it “sounded” like I was cleaning the bathroom. Oh, the choice words I would have for my kids if I caught them doing that!
It took me by surprise.
My daughter was in first grade at the time. She had just started to read books longer than simple sight word readers.
As she struggled through a particularly difficult part, her eyes filled with tears and she threw the book down.
“I CAN’T DO IT! I’M NEVER GOING TO READ!”
She ran to the couch and buried her head in the cushions,
“Sweetie! It’s OK”
“NO! I’m just not good at it. I can’t do it. I’m stupid.”
Oh, you know how that makes your heart sink as a parent.
And she refused to try. I asked her to look at it again and she wouldn’t.
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