Dear Mean Girls

I was really hoping it wouldn't come to this. But, you have made me do it. Today, for the first time, I saw a tiny crack in my little girl's armor---a crack you caused, in the armor you have forced her to wear. Since you don't have a choice, I am going to tell you a very important story; one I had to tell my own daughter tonight thanks to you. A long time ago there was a 13 year-old girl who lived in a not-so-nice house in the not-so-nice part of town. She wore the same outfit twice in one week and sometimes her shoes had holes in them. At lunch, she had to sit alone and read books. … [Read more...]