As a child, I distinctly remember a friend of mine observing “Wow, you’re butt is kind of big”. It is true – even as a child I was curvy. Continue reading “The Kardashians helped me become confident with my curves”
As a teenager, privacy in a house full of family can be difficult. My room is the only place where I truly feel it belongs to me and I can do whatever I please. I am lucky to have parents who don’t restrict me in any way when it comes to expressing my creativity. One way I express myself is through creating a space that represents me.
“When everyone at school is speaking one language, and a lot of your classmates parents also speak it, and you go home and see that your community is different – there is a sense of shame attached to that.”
– Sonia Sotomayor
When I read about becoming a teenager in books when I was a child, I only thought my life would become easier. Continue reading “Why?”