It’s Pretty To ME!

She wanted three pig tails. One in a braid. On that side.

She chose a pink and burgundy polka dot ankle sock for one foot; a striped brown and green crew sock for the other.

She pulled on sparkly silver leggings and an oversized, over-loved tan shirt from her brother’s cast offs. Cracked number 4 on the back. Dinosaur eating a basketball on the front.

Added several rows of plastic New Orleans beads, a pasta necklace, an Elsa pendant, and an ivory fuzzy crop shrug “to not be cold.”

Blue loafers.

A bracelet.

Unfolded that crew sock.

Twirled in front of the mirror.

Caught her mother’s horrified look in the reflection. Mom in solid pastels and tidy gold necklace, pressed slacks blending into same-colored oxfords.

“What!?” She placed one hand in protestation on an expertly side-jutted hip. “It’s pretty to ME!”

 

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Image from: Lovethispic.com

 

For The Daily Post

 

10 thoughts on “It’s Pretty To ME!

  1. Oh I loved this! So similar to my morning with my 6 year old. I had a “mommy moment” and had to fight back the tears. Having to step back to give them more room to grow can be so hard.

  2. Mr MIdnight, Sir Winston and myself from our blog “Gilmours Nice Place” really enjoyed reading your post. We believe being oneself is the key to health, happiness and satisfaction in life.
    Kind regards from my two furry friends and myself out of the magical Black Forest. 🙂

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