Friday, July 20, 2012

Why I Never Criticize My Appearance

I'm wrapping up the Why I Do What I Do series today.  This post is a repeat from last year, but it's one that I think bears repeating.

Several years ago I made a commitment that I would never criticize my appearance in front of my daughters.

Never.
   

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4 comments:

  1. TheMomChefJuly 20, 2012

    My father-in-law talks about being heavy and losing weight in front of Dudette all the time and we are constantly doing damage control as a result. Good for you!

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  2. Loved it then and still love it now! Self-image is an insecurity I struggle with daily and I try VERY hard not to project that onto my daughters. In the past year, both of my oldest have made comments about wanting to be skinny - they are 9 & 7 and neither is at all overweight. I know that I have to be a very strong, positive example for them when it comes to self-image in order to help them overcome the "societal" image of beauty.

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  3. Yes, Lisa, fight the good fight, you beautiful woman!

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  4. And good for you, too, in regards to painstakingly controlling the damage. (Sigh... sorry you have to, though.)

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