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    Default Mum saving money for 4 month old future cosmetic surgery.

    Just saw this on the news... I'm absolutely gob smacked.

    http://mobile.news.com.au/lifestyle/...-1226729607731

    What kind of message is this going to send to her daughter? I would much rather put the money aside for education & encourage my children to be comfortable in their own skin.

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    Talk about jumping the gun! This woman has already chosen her daughter's future career and has deemed it necessary to fund her future cosmetic surgery - WTF?

    Well, all I can say is I hope this mother does a lot of growing up in the years to come. God forbid, her child might want to use the money for her education instead.

    She's 19, but seemingly has the maturity of a 14 year old. Fecking idiot.

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    I only see it as a problem if she tells her child what the money is for.

    Saving for our kids future is normal...i have an account for my kids and put money in weekly. I see it as their uni or travel fund...and yes, i am predetermining that they do further education.

    If from a young age she is saying to her kid "when you are old enough you will need a boob job" then that is a really negative thing!

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    Sad isn't it? hopefully she doesn't mention it to her daughter... 'Don't worry, I put money aside, we can fix that big nose'... Sounds like a breeding ground for insecurity to me!

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    It's sad

    Obviously the mother isn't well and is in desperate need of help.

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    Haha, she's obviously a total media wh0re - anything for a bit of publicity.

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    Hopefully her daughter grows to be an independent thinking self assured young woman in spite of her mum and insists this money is used for her education or some other purpose....

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    I can't believe the mother is a model. meh. 'shame her big fake boobs are what got her her work.. nothing else.

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    How old is the mum, 14?

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    I'm putting aside money for my kids to have orthodontic work done. I had work done myself which was essentially cosmetic ( eg. Not fixing a cross bite etc) and know I would not have had the opportunities I have had with how bucked my teeth were. I've always worked in jobs face-to-face with others.

    DD's adult teeth growing through already don't fit in her mouth and are overlapping. I don't point this out to her or comment on it. It's not something she needs to be self conscious of. But if she doesn't grow into them I want to be able to get them straightened.

    I'm not defending the mum in the obvious publicity grab article. I'm just raising the question of why one is acceptable and the other isn't?

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