Glennon Doyle Melton explains.
I have to remind my daughter that length and/or texture does not determine whether or not someone is pretty. It's just one aspect of that person. But I have to admit, it's sometimes challenging to convince a child that length isn't important when society is so focused on it.
Candy? No thanks, we're having "Bidi Bidi" bom boms this year. 🍬🍬
But the truth is, I'm really not interested in kissing their heads -- I just want to smell their heads.
When I am not there, I get the sense they dig a little deeper to find the strength to try new things without the "training wheels" of their mother's outstretched hands.
Jeff wrote me a song that he sang in front of the whole school and I thought I was lucky that the same boy who was my first kiss would also be my last, because I was sure I was going to marry him.