I thought that I was the quintessential average woman. No way! Not anymore! It's Ellen DeGeneres! So says J.C. Penney.
I'm on a roll for our Blog theme today, which is, what is the standard for average in 2012? One Million Moms are unable to define the average woman and boy, am I happy about that! If I had a daughter, I would not want her role model to be the “average” size-4, anorexic model we are seeing in every commercial and magazine cover. Thank you, JC Penney, for not taking the low road.
I was ten years old when Barbie came out. She was my role model. And I have failed to meet her standards ever since. I do not want my daughter, or any young girls entering their teens, to have to aspire to something that is unattainable and even worse, unhealthy.
Ellen DeGeneres has a lifestyle different from mine – but she is wholesome, beautiful, funny, and honest. She is not aspiring after an image of a doll.