Don’t Fat Shame Kids.

My entire family, except for my sister who counts her calories and goes to the gym 3–4 times a week, is overweight.

Yes, even my thirteen-year-old daughter is overweight for her height and age and I take on almost all of the responsibility for that, for not making sure she’s always eating the healthiest foods or getting enough exercise.

It is my job as her parent to make sure she grows up healthy, and besides our family’s thunder thigh fat genes, I often look at her and think that it’s my fault she’s overweight, and that’s totally fine with me…

Because she’s not old enough to believe that it’s her own fault.

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