Thank Heaven For Little Girls and Tom
I have a beautiful
daughter who just turned 12. when she was little she was Mommy's
little princess. She loved to wear girly dress up clothes.
However, when she turned 8, she began wearing very boyish clothes and
hasn't stopped. She even wears a ball cap. Should I push her
to wear girly clothes? Will that make things worse? I want my little
Oh Mom, we feel for you. It's
hard to see our little ones change in their ways, especially when it had
so much to do with us.
She's chosen her own style for
now. No one knows if it's forever, not even her. She's
comfortable with this look at the moment. Maybe it makes her feel
less gawked at. Her age begins the more visual signs of puberty
for girls and perhaps this is her way of staving off the
You've very likely raised a strong
minded young woman and the clothes do not make the individual.
She's still your girl. With a bit of a different theme for the
Go give her a hug and remind her of
how proud you are of her.