It is similar to lots of questions I get from folks where they tell me how amazing I ‘m and how brave and how there is no way they could do that I do. And my answer is an honest, confounded, “Why not?!”Anyone can do what I do. Anyone can get naked.
Anyone can talk about it. Go to a nude beach, post an image of their body hair on the internet, make a blog post about how difficult their interval is. Folks judge themselves so severely and are so fearful of what everybody else will believe, but we have only got one shot at life and I believe it is so important to merely do what it is you want to do because you do not get another chance. Eventually, we’ll all perish and no one is going to remember if we did that one thing that one time and one individual made a snide remark. That is not what is going to matter.
So I suppose in a short reply:the best way to get over things is by just doing them.
I couldn’t agree more! Thank you so much for taking time out of your busy day to speak with us. How can our listeners (& readers) find out more about your project?
BtoB: It was my delight, thanks so much for having me! They could take http://shockintown.com/post/it-was-kind-of-un-nerving-noticing-nude-people-walking-around/ at my web site which is http://www.baretobush.com or follow the tumblr site which is baretobush.tumblr.com. I also have an email address which I do not mind them contacting me at if they have anything they need to share with me, but I can’t guarantee I’ll respond to every email, I do get a pretty considerable amount of them. That can be found at baretobush[at]gmail[dot]com
Thank you!
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Christian Blogger Mom’s Pleas to Adolescent Girls about Naked Selfies
By: Erik Jacobsen
Christian Blogger Mom, Mrs. Hall, Naked Selfies and Adolescent Girl Selfies
In a blog post written a few days ago by Kimberly Hall who’s the Director of Women’s Ministry at All Saints Presbyterian Church in Austin, Texas teenage girls are counseled to avoid posting provocative naked selfies on their social media accounts.
The problem, she indicates, is that her teen sons will be tempted by these photos, and will not have the ability to un-see them which may lead to a wide range of problems for both her sons and the girls in question.
Few parents myself included will differ with bare beach buns . Hall’s basic message about the need to handle our children’s presence on social media. My own daughters are likely about four to five years away from being permitted to sign up these services, but I ‘ve already given a great deal of thought about how I plan to keep an eye on them.
Naked Selfies
The trouble with Ms. Hall’s piece, however, is that she focuses exclusively on the behavior of girls while entirely ignoring how her sons should act. And while scolding girls for being in a state of undress, she shows several photographs of her own sons at the beach wearing only swim trunks.
According to one of Ms. Hall’s responses to those who’ve commented on the piece, she’s received over 3,000 answers that she’s working her way through a number which is far higher than the 15-20 responses that she generally receives.
I took the time to put together a somewhat-lengthy but polite response, which I ‘ve reproduced below.
I ‘ve written previously on the topic of introducing teenagers to nudism and nudism (view it here: Teenage Naturists ) and the challenges inherent in undertaking such educational efforts. I believe it is useful that we remind ourselves from time to time about exactly the challenges we’re up against.
Young individuals eventually become adults, and have the inclination carry with them the social norms and practices they learn in their own youth.

Christian Blogger Mom’s Lads At The Plage
One last note if there are any Christian naturists among you, please take the time to leave a answer in the remarks section of Ms. Hall’s blog post. I do not know if she will publish all of the opinions, but I believe it would be worth alerting her to the existence of Christian nudists. As I ‘m not a Christian, I did not mention it in my comment. You can also e mail her at khall[at]allsaintsaustin[dot]org, which is her address at the church.
What follows is my reply to her:
Dear Mrs. Hall:

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