You are beautiful. Now smile.
Thursday, March 31, 2016
You are beautiful. You ARE beautiful. We all have our own beautiful parts, and we should celebrate them.
I was raised by a Mom who thought talking about attributes, beauty, intelligence, etc. was totally wrong. She was wrong.
When I had my daughter, she was a beauty. People stopped me all the time and said in front of her (sometimes it made me cringe), she is so beautiful, she has beautiful eyes. I would just smile and we would walk on. One time visiting Grammy, she said, Mommy, I have beautiful eyes. My Mom looked at me with horror. I knew why she said it, and told her, I know, honey, but we don't have to talk about it. You ARE beautiful. My Mom told me I had done the wrong thing. I don't think so. My DD has a great self image, and I think it is because she FEELS it.
She is still beautiful, inside and out, even when she has purple hair.
I saw this video yesterday, and PLEASE take the time to watch it. It made my day. It is a high school girl telling kids she doesn't know that they are beautiful. It is worth your time.
You are beautiful.