Amelia: "I'm very upset."
Me: "You are? Why?"
Amelia: "I am sad because I am boring."
Me: "You mean you are bored?"
Amelia: "No, I am boring."
Me: "I don't think you are boring! Why do you say you're boring?"
Amelia: "I'm boring because I'm not a rainbow."
Me: "You want to be a rainbow?"
Amelia: "Yes. And I can't. I want to be a rainbow and I can't...
I am very sad."
So, now I am speechless. My beautiful (non-boring) child is 3 years old. I am not ready for self-confidence issues!
"Self-esteem is your child's passport to lifetime mental health and social happiness"
It is never too early to teach our children they are smart, beautiful, and the light of our lives. My kid? Is not a rainbow. She is a unique, beautiful, smart, funny girl.
If I do one thing for my sweet child, I will make sure she knows it.
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