Cocking A Snook Too!

Independent, Irreverent Unschoolers – or at least one – Take On the Universe

Paying Homage November 29, 2006

Filed under: Random Moments of Poignancy — Meredith @ 10:08 pm

Growing up female at the tail end of the 20th century, I hear a lot about the way the media unfairly influences my vision of myself. I can’t help but hear the news reports and studies and talk shows about yet another girl who got lost in a glossy magazine, yet another young woman whose blind ambition to be beautiful ruined a life not yet begun. So many have fallen by the wayside looking at hollywood, looking at celebrities – and yet I’ve survived spending almost every day with people who challenge my physical self-esteem. (more…)