tv:appearance

“It scares me to death to think that one day I might look back into my life and realize that I lived it painfully ordinary.”

It helps to write down your fears in a piece of paper and then ripping it up, in case you were wondering

Like most girls, my daughter hears, “That’s a pretty dress, did you pick it yourself?” or “What lovely hair you have,” or “You have the most amazing eyelashes,” or “I like the bows on your shoes,” or “You are so cute” almost every time somebody engages in conversation with her.

If family, friends, shop assistants, complete strangers, and even Santa only remark on how girls look, rather than what they think and do, how can we expect girls to believe that they have anything more to offer the world than their beauty?