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Reply From Katie, Age 6 - 05/01/01   show message replied to go to original board
(Typed by mom) "my sister is real skinny and she calls me fat and other names that make me feel bad. I tried calling her names back but that made me feel bad too and it didn't bother her at all. I tried to just walk away and tell my mom or dad that she did that and how it made me feel. They always try to tell me that I'm a great kid and that people come in all different sizes. At first that didn't make me feel better, but then when I looked around in school, it was right. There were kids all different sizes. Now when my skinny sister calls me fat, I just ignor her and I tell myself that I am a great kid and people come in alkl different sizes. Look around. They really do.

Reply From Adrian, Age 10 - 02/26/01   show message replied to go to original board
I used to be called names too before.I'm nice to others
so they don't call me names anymore like SantaClause.
If that doesn't work walk away and tell a parent.

Reply From Kate, Age 13 - 01/08/01   show message replied to go to original board
If anyone ever calls you fatso, ignore them. They soon get tired if you don't get upset so act as if you don't care. To lose weight, instead of eating a lot of chocolate,eat loads of fruit,drink plenty of water, only a small bit of chocolate and SMILE!!!!!!!!

Reply From stephanie, Age 8 - 12/14/00   show message replied to go to original board
change the subject to something you WISHED he had said, like, "Hey, have you seen THE GRINCH yet? Maybe he'll follow your lead.

Reply From fran, Age 9 - 05/23/00   show message replied to go to original board
tell em hi skin and bones!!!