Monday, January 14, 2013
I kept missing the biggest loser but finally caught up on the 2 shows I missed and am watching the third right now (don't worry I won't spoil the end for anyone).
My daughter who is 10 is watching this show with me right now while doing her homework and I can't decide whether I should keep (or even make) her watch it in the future or let her do what she wants. My family on my side is full of overweight men and women and I fear that in her future she's going to struggle a lot with her weight as well. I want her to understand the struggle I'm going through with a quarter or the workouts these people do and also the turmoil these people and myself go through in their own heads with the little self worth they have and I want her to see how hard it would be for her if she puts herself second and eats whatever she wants and doesn't stay active but at the same time I don't want her to misunderstand and put too much worth in a certain type of body image or to think that if she does happen to gain a few extra pounds that she's worthless or anything like that.
What do you guys think? Would it be beneficial for her or harmful for her to watch this show with me? I'm kinda torn between it.