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What's your little girl wearing???
Parents, please be mindful of what you allow your daughters to wear. There are some clothes that are very inappropriate for young girls and will attract the wrong kind of attention. It’s sad but there are grown men out here that prey on innocent young girls and try to use the fact that they look older as an excuse. “It takes a village to raise a child” so please do your part.
So many girl dress very provocative and inappropriately these days and I just can’t help but wonder why. Some say it’s because of the parents not paying enough attention. Others say it’s the fact that parents let their children have the “say so” to cut down on arguments. It’s even thought that the influence of celebrities have made it hard for girls to know their self worth and that they don’t have to dress a certain way to feel accepted. There are quite a few female celebrities that young girls have as role models. Even though I don't agree with what some of them do, I don't judge them. I'm sure they have their own reasons as to why they dress the way they do but I have a daughter and I am going to try my best to monitor who she looks up to. If girls see other girls and women wearing certain things on tv and in magazines, they seem to think it's cool and they can wear the same stuff. Where can we as parents draw the line?
Some girls develop early and it's just adding fuel to the fire by allowing them to dress a certain way. Even though fashion plays a big role in lots of young girls lives, their attire doesn't have to be tasteless. There are plenty of ways to be fashionable while still dressing in a respectable and age appropriate manor. Growing up, my dad used to always tell me "Just because they make it in your size, doesn't mean you should wear it." Back then I didn't understand what he meant, but now as a grown women I totally understand. I think that issues with our youth have gotten way out of hand and there is an easy solution. Slow down and take time to find out what your children are interested in and let them see that you genuinely care. Some parents live very busy lives but your children are very important. At times I have to stop what I'm doing and make an extra effort to spend more time with my children. Even after working all day and coming home to house hold duties I still recognize that they need me to guide them in the right direction while they are young. I just wish all parents felt this way.