Media portraying all women as thin was a dangerous social experiment.

Mothers communicating their self-hate to their kids, based on their fears they didn’t live up to this image, was a dangerous social experiment.

My kid is very healthy and living an active life full of nourishing food and moving her body for the fun of it. She’s developing habits that will keep her healthy as she ages (as much as anyone can control health), and doing it all without having to hate herself or others.

You don’t have to automatically be against something just because it doesn’t involve a woman hating herself.

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