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    Question Would you let your child do modelling?

    This is a semi spin off I guess, from lots of threads that mention child modelling...
    would youletyour child become a model? Or do modelling? I am talking mainly under 12s I guess, but even up to teens, while you still have some control over it. I just don't really get why anyone would do this. To me it sets themselves up to value their self-worth on their appearance, which seems ludicrous. I mean my kids are amazing looking, don't get me wrong but it just seems like such a cruel thing to do.
    So without starting a huge fight, or offending anyone, I would genuinely like to Know why people would do it?
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    Ps. Ironically as I posted an ad appeared at the side for a child cuteness contest.

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    Yeah, if he wanted to.

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    Nope.
    I would not give either of my sons approval to participate in such a superficial and artificial activity.

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    No. My eldest could do it, she's very tall, lean and "striking" (as has been said by a few people). But I also know her well enough to know she couldn't handle the exposure or the criticism.

    I want all my girls to know they're beautiful, but not to focus on it. Who they are is so much more valuable than what they look like.

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    Not in a million.

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    Yes I would. It doesn't have to be your child's whole life.

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    Yes I would for the right company and if I thought it was an appropriate time. My daughter is only 23months though.

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    Yes if it were something they wanted to do.
    You know, it's a lot more about appearance and looks. It's about esteem, confidence, expressing yourself, and how you carry yourself etc. I learnt a lot through modeling.

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    I'm not sure. My dd's self esteem is so important to me. I wouldn't want her thinking she is only worth looks. She is beautiful and I'd love everyone to agree lol but... However if she got a bit older and she wanted to I'm not sure what I'd do.

    She is only 2.5 everyday she say to me your beautiful mummy, your pretty mummy, me beautiful, me pretty! I love she feels this I feel I must be doing something right and not passing my body insecurities on to her. It's hit home more when my friend told me the other day her 2.5 dd asked her "mummy am I fat, do I look fat in this dress" my friend feels terrible that her dd has picked up her own insecurities

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    I'd prefer it if she didn't, but I would consider it based on my view of her personality.


 

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