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Do you make negative comments about your own body in front of your kids?

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 like comments about your weight, parts of your body you don't like, needing to walk off that piece of cake, etc?


by on Jul. 3, 2012 at 2:44 PM
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nngmommy83
by on Jul. 6, 2012 at 12:00 PM

I definitely try not to but I'm sure I have before.

abra
by on Jul. 6, 2012 at 3:51 PM
Isn't it amazing how young they start doing that?

Quoting Harris06:

Oh I do. I have had to make a very conscious effort to pay attention to what I say because my 3 year old started saying things like "I am so fat" and "See, look at this.." and pointing to her stomach. It was very eye-opening. 

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Harris06
by Megan on Jul. 6, 2012 at 5:10 PM

It is. I never really thought anything of it because half of the time I was just playing around with my husband about it but once she started mirroring me it really opened my eyes.

Quoting abra:

Isn't it amazing how young they start doing that?

Quoting Harris06:

Oh I do. I have had to make a very conscious effort to pay attention to what I say because my 3 year old started saying things like "I am so fat" and "See, look at this.." and pointing to her stomach. It was very eye-opening. 


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