We have reached the point of no return, a "Y" in the parenting road. My daughter wants to choose her own outfit for the first day of school. She's 8. She has a very ... let's just say interesting ... fashion sense.
You can imagine my predicament. Perhaps you've been there? Perhaps your daughter dresses like mine?
Because I let her run a bit wild in her closet this summer, and the clothes she chose ranged from ragamuffin to "are you really going out like that?"
Honestly, I love her fashion sense ... or the lack thereof. It fills me with abject horror when we go out of the house, but it amazes me to see what she comes up with.
OK, amazes me and amuses me.
So I decided it was time I finally started documenting the crazy that is life with a little "fashionista." Something tells me that in the years to come, these will be the photos the whole family giggles over (her included ... I'm not being mean Mommy here; we're a family that laughs together).
Below is the evidence. If this doesn't make you want to run out and do the same with your daughter, then I don't know what will!
Do you let your daughter dress herself? Are you documenting it?!
Image by Jeanne Sager
I told her to get ready, we were making breakfast. She came down in this.
Lesson learned: When cooking, aprons are necessary. Pants are optional.