Our culture rewards girls and young women for being cute, but here’s why we try to send a different message at home. Photo: Stocksy
“Do you think I’m cute?” my six-year-old daughter asked.
We’d just spent the day with relatives who remarked frequently on the cuteness of her 18-month-old sister.
When I told my six year old that I didn’t think she was cute, she looked devastated. So I explained.