What We Tell Our Daughters

I have a daughter, and I think she is the most beautiful little girl in all the world. She absolutely delights me.

The other day, we were getting ready together. I noticed her soft, round little features. I noticed the way she crinkled up her nose to smile. I noticed her confidence as she stuck her belly out and look in the mirror. I noticed her contentment with picking clothes she liked, detached from any sort of expectation of how they looked on her body. And I thought with a sinking feeling, not for the first time, that I wished I could bottle up this confidence for her and help her keep it forever.

The topic of body image scares me for her. Continue reading What We Tell Our Daughters

Winter 2014 Clothing Capsule

This weekend, I worked at putting the finishing touches on my Winter 2014 Clothing Capsule. Since this was my 2nd capsule, it came together a little easier and (I think) I did a better job a sorting and choosing this time around. Continue reading Winter 2014 Clothing Capsule