A year after the worldwide smash ‘Frozen’ hit cinemas, I have finally got round to previewing it for my just-turned-3 year olds. After all, it seems that everyone has seen it, and so many of the our playdate friends are avid fans. However, much as I liked it, and as much as I am thrilled that it has done so well, BabyGirl and BabyBoy won’t be watching it anytime soon.
Over the past year I shifted my post-pregnancy weight. Quite dramatically apparently – everyone comments on it.
And these does two things. Continue reading
It’s one of the most pivotal things you can model for your children – if you want them to love their bodies, you’ve got to love your own.
At least in front of your kids.
My ‘guilty pleasure’ is reading glossy tabloid weeklies. Pages that I can just leaf through without engaging brain. ‘News’ which is so trivial, it is entertainment.
I’ve always said, however, that when BabyGirl and BabyBoy get old enough to notice these magazines, they will no longer be in the house. For I do not want them growing up thinking the real world is only about Hollywood celebrities, fashion and beauty aids.
But I may be throwing them out sooner, for my own sanity.
My name is Multimummy, and I’m a Tiger Mom.
I have earned my stripes via my two children. Continue reading
I am currently reading the book ‘Cinderella Ate My Daughter’. I haven’t finished it yet but I’m already getting stressed….and BabyGirl is only 18 months old!
But here’s one way that I’m thinking I might deal with the relentless onslaught of skewed messages that seem to be heading BabyGirl’s (and BabyBoy’s) way.
‘It’s not real, honey.’
Now I can hear ‘Big Yellow Taxi’ in my head. But I digress.
I never knew the awesomeness of my younger body, until pregnancy and aging caught up with me.
Before this time, I didn’t really think about my body. It just was. Continue reading