For those that don’t know this is what Willow Smith did. She appropriated Hindu culture. This is ignorant, horrible, and hurtful to all Hindus. Willow needs to apologize and learn from this mistake. HOWEVER: THERE IS NO NEED TO DRAG HER OVER THIS. SHE IS A CHILD. How many of you were aware of damaging effects of cultural appropriation, white supremacy, racism, police brutality, and all of that at the ripe age of 14? I know I wasn’t. Stop expecting black children to come out the womb socially conscious of everything. Do NOT compare this to K*lie (who is older and should fucking know better) or claim Willow is now not “woke” enough for you. SHE. IS. A. CHILD. LET HER LEARN FROM THIS MISTAKE.

i love how in this generation, we are all about accepting people. being different is not only accepted, but encouraged. people accept you if you are black, white, asian, middle eastern, gay, straight, bi, pan, cis, trans, and anything in between. we also see beauty in people that would otherwised be considered “ugly”. we reblog each others selfies, tagging “cutie!!” or “so so pretty” even when the person is not someone stereotypically “beautiful”. we treat each other right, and yet adults still think this generation is messed up. “oh, you are too obsessed with your gadgets.” they will say. but do you see any of these adults doing anything helpful in the world? no. instead, they are the ones causing all the problems. while us “internet teens” are fighting for equal rights and black lives, the adults of this generation are CAUSING these issue. do you see any racist/homophobic/sexist teenagers? no, because its always the adults who are screaming to you about your sins from being gay. the teenagers are actually respectful of one another and are trying to FIGHT racism/sexism/whatever. so the next time you tell me that kids these days are to relied on their devices, you might just get slapped.

“There are very few things that bother me more than when people say that teenagers and adults are too old for Disney. Where is the rule that states that?! “Family movies” and “family theme park” doesn’t mean “just for kids and adults with kids”. It simply means that people of all ages, both adults and children, can enjoy it and that families can enjoy together! I just hate how there’s this stigma about people over the age of 12 liking Disney. It drives me insane”

Grown-ups are like that…Grown-ups love figures. When you tell them that you have made a new friend, they never ask you any questions about essential matters. They never say to you, “What does his voice sound like? What game does he love best? Does he collect butterflies?

Instead, they demand: "How old is he? How many brothers has he? How much does he weigh? How much money does his father make? Only from these figures do they think they have learned anything about him.

—  The Little Prince by Antoine De Saint-Exupery

Teen Slang, Updated For Adults

Just give up. You’re an adult now.

Working with kids as much as I do one of the things that I try to do is to change how I give compliments.

Instead of “wow you’re really smart” -> “you really know a lot about [space]”

Instead of “you’re really talented/gifted at [swimming]” -> “you’re really good, good on you for working really hard at [swimming]”

Instead of “you’re so gorgeous/pretty” -> “I love your outfit today” or “what a cool dress” or “you look really happy/confidant today, it’s so lovely to see”

This applies to kids and to adults. Praising people for a trait makes it really important for them that they continue to be “smart” or “talented” or “gifted” or “gorgeous” and it creates bad feelings in other people who also want to work at being those things. But almost all of those things imply that it’s an innate quality and so working towards them and trying to keep them up is really soul sucking.

In contrast, the other compliments are about things that have actually been achieved: learning a lot about a topic, spending lots of time practicing a sport or a skill, picking awesome outfits.

Obviously some things do come easier to some people and it is important to figure out which ones and which ones they struggle with.

But compliments make it clear to that person what about them is valued. If we can switch from valuing people for their innate skills to valuing them for the work that they put in to improving those skills we create a more sustainable society.

And that’s my challenge to you. Try to replace all those innate compliments with ones that praise hard work, bravery, curiosity and determination.


The Sims 4 Simlish Tattoos

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These are chest/stomach tattoos for female teens through elders. The package includes 10 different tattoos of random simlish writing. (Some people may be able to recognize the letters and see the words.) Of course, you can find it in the tattoo section.

Please, do not claim as your own or reupload the link to adfly or any other pay website. Thank you, and enjoy!

Credit to SIMale for simlish font