Megan Fox Gets Mom-Shamed Over Photo of Her Sons

Creating and curating relevant and relatable news, events and resources for the working mom. Here’s the latest from the PowerMom team…

Megan Fox recently posted a cute photo of her two oldest sons on Instagram, and some of the comments she’s getting will make you roll your eyes so hard.

The mom of the three shared a rare photo of 5-year-old Noah and 4-year-old Bodhi at the beach in matching wet-suits. But some people felt entitled to give their opinions about the kids’ perfectly tousled, surfer-style hair because it fell below their shoulders.

“I used to think you had two daughters,” one commenter wrote.

“Poor darlings they look like they’re wearing wigs!” wrote another.

Harsher ones made assumptions about Fox’s parenting and blamed her for confusing her children, even going so far as to liken her “progressive” ideals to child abuse.

The response Fox received is familiar to many parents of boys with long hair, whose kids are sometimes mistaken for a girl (though some parents may decide the mistake is not worth correcting). Letting boys choose to grow their hair has gotten a lot of push-back (it’s just hair, people!). Kids have gotten mean comments from other children and adults, and last year, a 4-year-old was even kicked out of school because his long hair went against school policy.

Fortunately, since going viral, Fox’s comments section has been filled with positivity. Many voiced their support for Fox for letting her sons enjoy their long hair.

 

To read the full article in its entirety click here. And remember to check back daily for all things #PowerMom.
2018-05-17T20:32:54+00:00