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An Open Letter To A New Mom

Amanda King | Posted 09.23.2013 | Parents
Amanda King

If you broke, who would stay up at night, terrified of the shadows? Who would hold your tiny miracle just right, who would love him and smell the top of his head? Who would stare at him, marveling while he slept in their arms?

Why I Still Talk To My Girls About Beauty

Amanda King | Posted 08.30.2013 | Parents
Amanda King

I totally get the impulse to want to shun the topic, because the topic brings a lot of people a lot of pain. But, not talking about it doesn't prepare our girls for reality.

Why I've Started Telling My Daughters I'm Beautiful

Amanda King | Posted 08.14.2013 | Parents
Amanda King

I want them to become women who remember me modeling impossible beauty. Modeling beauty in the face of a mean world, a scary world, a world where we don't know what to make of ourselves.