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A warrior princess is in training to be a queen. When she grows up, she will be a ruler. We also talk about the importance of taking this training seriously. The goal is to grow up to be a good queen, not an evil queen!
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I am pleased this article is balanced with many points of view. Our children still have to fit in with the society in which they live and if they are too different they will get a hard time.
The very worst of all IMO is people who dress up their little girls like princesses and let them wear crowns to the supermarket etc. Unless it’s Halloween, this is really sick behaviour if you ask me.
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I have to agree with a comment up futher, we need to talk to kids as we would adult. We often compliment adults on what they are wearing sometimes, but not everytime we see them, and then we continue on to ask how their work is doing, or what have they been doing lately, and it gives them time to brag about something other than how “Pretty” or “Handsome” they are. Kids need the same sort of thing
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Oh and I’m not saying we shouldn’t be telling our kids (Or even other peoples kids) that they aren’t gorgeous either. But there needs to be a balance. I try with my own kids to have a balance (Even though they are only 2.5 and 1 lol) Unfortunately both are a little behind other kids in some areas as they are anemic so it can be a bit hard, and my son is also behind physically too… BUT I am always telling my daughter how clever she is when she can tell us something new in a book, or how amazing it is that she can catch a ball or kick it straight, how wonderful it is that she can hit a nail into the wall when helping her daddy out with building the shed. But I don’t automatically ask OTHER kids about things in their lives, and the first thing I tend to comment on is how gorgeous they are and then thats it.
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I have to say I am one who is guilty of this. And it is something I will have to try hard to change. Especially because it is something that hits home for me personally. When younger I was always told how pretty/gorgeous I was, how skinny I was etc, but was never told how SMART I was or how far I could go in life. As I got older my Looks became an obsession. My self esteem was pretty low (And still is) And as my looks and weight became an issue I started to get depressed, and because it was something I relied on, I fell hard.
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men dont compliament them enough; it’s just polite, even if it’s obligatory they appreciate everything you say; just the corgiality of making our willful interactions pleasant is a gestural basis you wont find often in society; the insincerity is besides the point; if someone complimented you they endeavour to comfort the situation, which is compliament enough even if it’s clearly a mere formality; their insecurity is just another manifestation of the same vulgarity you find everywhere; which is a global ambilavence rooted in the ego; and a laziness;
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Well, I have a slightly different take on things. Growing up, I was always complimented on my intelligence and not on my looks. I grew up thinking that I was very intelligent, but not very attractive. In fact, it wasn’t until I was in my twenties that I realized that in fact, I am attractive on many levels. I don’t believe in empty compliments, but I do believe that we can compliment little girls and little boys on many things. Most importantly, we can compliment them on how they treat others… on kindness!!