Why I’ve stopped blaming the media for airbrushed pictures

Having a daughter is a beautiful thing. It’s also a frightening thing.Or so I’m told…I’m told that she will grow up in a world that tells her she isn’t skinny enough, in a society that screams she isn’t pretty enough.I’m told that celebrities create an unnatainable standard of beauty that my daughter won’t be able to live up to.Magazine’s will photoshop images and imprint an idea of perfection on my young daughter’s mind....more

I Just Want to Be Fabulous: Ask Your Kids Who They Want to Be, Not What

The other day my daughter asked me what I did. After digging deeper I figured out that the kids at school were talking about the professions that their parents had. I informed her of my full time, low paying, but highly rewarding job. Taking care of her and her brothers… and her dad. I asked her what she wanted to be when she grew up. Her response? “I want to be fabulous.” ...more
I LOVE this! I can't wait to ask my kids, and I look forward to following your experiment.more