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celebrity mums, are they good role models?

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When I was a young girl my grandma always used to say, "remember my darlings, money can buy you a bed but not sleep, money can buy you a house not home, and money can buy you finery not beauty." At that stage in my life I never really understood what she meant, for I was a princess wearing my diamond encrusted crown and rich billowing gowns, and at any offer of 'more jewels my lady' I would smile with glee. Well that's what I used to imagine any way. It wasn't until I was asked to write this article until I started to think about my child hood again, and how much influence the media has on impressioning the culture around us. ...read more.

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Not only are they ruining their lives, but also their children. I think half of them forget this, and think that money will buy them a happy family. But this doesn't happen, it's something you have to work at. And to work at something, you have to actually be able to care, and bond with your children. Prime examples of this are Britney Spears, and Kate Moss. They both are wild party girls, who have dabbled in alcohol, drugs and bad relationships, and are rarely seen spending quality family time with their children. Call me old fashioned but children need stability, and guidance. ...read more.

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However there are other celebrity mum's who don't get as much coverage, or praise for the great job that they do. Not only do they set high standards for themselves but also for their children. Angelina Jolie is one of the most inspirational women of our time, with her work promoting humanitarian causes through out the world, as well as helping the group UNHCR aiding refugees. She is a successful businesswomen, and mother of three, two of which she has adopted from third world countries. Alike is the British actress Kate Winslet, as she tries to keep her children very low profile, and out of the media spot light. This sort of parenting should have far greater recognition in our media, and should be applauded rather than forgotten. ...read more.

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