My daughter asked me to come eat lunch with her one day last week (I let her pick one day each week for me to do that). Â So we set down and were eating and there were 4 other little girls at the table we were at. Â They all of course are having their little girl silly conversations and then of course get serious. Â It’s a joy in and of itself just to sit and listen to them talk. Â So as lunch is winding down my daughter stands up and very seriously (and loudly) asks….
WHO HERE THINKS I’M PRETTY?
At this moment my failure as a mom to teach her humility and how to be humble kicked in but I also realized that girl power starts in kindergarten because all the little girls at that table (and me of course) hands shot up and said Me. Â I thought that was bonding at it’s best, you have my back and say I am pretty and I will return the favor when you ask. Â Much better than being mean and tearing each other down.
Someone on twitter told me that having a little girl think she is pretty amidst all the body image issues girls have today might not be such a bad thing anyways. Â There definitely could be worse things for her to yell out I guess. Â And really she is pretty so she was just asking people to confirm the truth right?