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How media creates the projection of beauty for our kids

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“Mommy, her waist is smaller than yours and mine” pointing curiously at Snow White.

The inception of positive self-talk.

Image curtesy of Anya Perepelkina

Singing rhythmically, in a 3 year old’s voice — “I am. beeaautifuuuul from my head… to my toes… I am. beeaautifuuuul from my head… to my toes…”

That’s the song I started singing with my 3 year old daughter over a year ago. We sing it dancing in the mirror together. It’s a full on Beyonce moment! We flip our hair swing our hips! Fully clothed and sometimes after her bath.

How I handle the stress of mom life.

Illustration credit: @ann_kenny_art

Being a mom is a full-time job, and overtime is a mandatory requirement. The pressure can be crumbling, if you try to hold it all.

I wish there was an answer. Like in math class. You combine x and y and you get frickin z. With parenting it’s like a pot, you put stuff in, praying, hoping, worrying, that it will come out delicious.

Olivia Batraski

Designing products & life to bring more joy

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