When Your Mother Says She’s Fat

English: Swimsuit-clad woman poses on the beac...

English: Swimsuit-clad woman poses on the beach, 1930-1940 A woman poses at an unidentified beach wearing a one-piece bathing suit, sandals and a coolie hat. The swimming costume is trimmed with embroidery around the neckline, and a matching embroidered belt. She is carrying a patterned towel. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Perhaps you’ve already read the article below. If so, it’s worth another look. If you haven’t, take six minutes to read it. Then think about the message it contains and how it effects the women in your lives. The ones already subjected to a public message that says women must be thin and beautiful to have value.

We all need to work to change this. Before our daughters, granddaughters, nieces, etc.; have their minds, self-images, and sense of worth corrupted. At this special time of year, we should acknowledge the value of every human being. Our differences are mostly just skin deep. Underneath, we all look the same. Share the message below and let the people in your life know that you love and value them. That they’re perfect, just the way they are.

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When Your Mom Says She’s Fat, by Kasey Edwards

Dear Mum,

I was seven when I discovered that you were fat, ugly and horrible. Up until that point I had believed that you were beautiful — in every sense of the word. Continue reading