A MUM-of-four has shared the heart-breaking letter her little woman wrote to bullies who referred to as her ‘fats’.
Mel Watts, from Australia, often shares her parenting journey on social media, as she admitted she feared her ‘model’ wasn’t working.
However Mel mum to Ayden, Ivie, Indie, and Sonny, stated she couldn’t be “prouder” of her eldest daughter, after she stood as much as a bully in the easiest way doable.
The teen wrote a really sincere letter to a woman in her class, who’d made jibes about her weight.
Whereas solely eight-years-old, the remark had caught with Ivie who’d ended up weighing herself, and scrutinising her personal physique.
Regardless of being damage by the remark, Ivie handled it in the easiest way doable – clapping again on the bully by telling her she ‘liked her physique the way in which it’s’.
Mel shared the shifting letter Ivie wrote on Facebook, saying: “There are a lot of moments I’ve nervous that my parenting model isn’t working, a few of my children are more durable to dad or mum than the subsequent, some are extra delicate and a few are a lot stronger in sure facets.
“This letter Ivie wrote to a buddy who used an unkind title to explain Ivie, it wasn’t meant in a nasty method, I believe it was extra of a dialog however the one phrase caught together with her.
“It made her really feel uncomfortable, stand on scales at house and query her physique form.
“Now the opposite youngster concerned is a unique persona to Ivie, slightly stronger and has a unique sense of humour to delicate Ivie. Each little ladies, and each studying their method on the earth.”
She praised Ivie for dealing with the state of affairs “appropriately”, and confirmed the 2 ladies at the moment are mates.
Mel shared the letter Ivie wrote, which says: “If anyone stated your so why would you say it to me I don’t prefer it.
“It’s identical to bullying somebody. I really feel like I don’t belong to be handled like this.
“And carry on weighing myself however that is my physique and I really like who I’m and I’ll by no means change it and I don’t care what different folks otherwise you consider myself however I do know that my mummy and daddy and household love me.
“And I don’t life continually weighing myself however I really feel like I’ve to I’m already being referred to as fats.
“However I’m lovely and I don’t care how heavy I’m so please simply cease. I don’t prefer it. [sic].”
Mel was pleased with her daughter for standing up for herself in an clever and admirable method, as she reckoned she’d ‘mastered’ parenting.
The mum continued: “The way in which Ivie wrote ‘however that is my physique, and I really like who I’m.
“I’ll by no means change it and I don’t care what you or different folks take into consideration myself I do know my mummy and dads and household love me’.
“I’m executed. I’ve mastered parenting and all the pieces else will [be] simple proper?
“I’ve at all times taught my children to like their our bodies, it’s their solely physique and their solely probability to dwell a Lovely life. I inform them they should respect it and their physique deserves the respect again.
“I’m so pleased with Ivie (8) for standing up for her physique, and her emotions.
“I’m additionally extraordinarily completely satisfied that the opposite woman acknowledged that Ivie’s emotions had been damage – they had been mates once more afterwards.
“She’s nonetheless studying to put in writing and I’m so proud how far she’s come this yr.”
Greater than 1,000 mums appreciated the submit, as they praised each Mel and Ivie’s dealing with of the state of affairs.
One dad or mum wrote: “What a proud parenting second. Go Ivie.”
One other commented: “Oh my god my coronary heart simply broke into peices and re constructed itself .”
A 3rd stated: “That is wonderful, my daughter had one thing comparable occur to her and it’s so heartbreaking.
“As a dad or mum you simply don’t know what to do to make them see themselves the way you see them. You need to be so proud.”
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