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Old 01-24-2013, 08:31 AM   #1
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How to Encourage Positive Body Image and Self Esteem?

As you can see from my siggy, I have 2 daughters.

My 3 year old has spiral curls, so just for fun the other day I straightened her hair.

She looked in the mirror, seemed upset, and said "Mommy why did you make me look like someone else? I want to look like the way I was posed to look."

Her comment took me by surprise. I don't want her to have my poor body image and self esteem. How can I encourage her to be less like me and to be content with the way she is?
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and mama to Nora (3 years) and Lucy (11 months)
Between two evils, I always pick the one I never tried before.
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