What Makes You an Unstoppable Mom?

Unstoppable Moms For Unstoppable Girls

We asked Canadian Writer and YMC Member Cheryl Kirkness to share what makes her an unstoppable mom. Read Cheryl’s story...

Cheryl Kirkness

Moms and Munchkins

Did you know that 6 out of 10 girls avoid activities because they feel badly about the way they look? In school, I was one of those 6 girls. One particular moment that stands out to me is an incident after gym class when I was in grade nine.

I’ve always been shy to change in front of others in public change rooms so after gym class each day in high school, I’d change in a bathroom stall while the my other classmates chatted and changed in the dressing room area. One day I overheard the girls talking about my legs and I was horrified. They obviously had no idea that I was changing in one of the stalls and could hear everything that they were saying. They were making comments about how terrible my legs looked and they were wondering why I would wear shorts when my legs looked the way they did.

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Cheryl loves all things party and that's exactly what you'll find on her Moms & Munchkins blog. From how to plan a first birthday party to tips for planning a bridal shower and everything in between. She shares delicious recipes, DIY party decorating ideas and more with her son's imagination as inspiration. She is a also regular contributor to Calgary's Child Magazine, Pink Magazine Saskatchewan, Birthday In A Box and has been featured in other Canadian publications.