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"I’ve got two daughters who will have to make their way in this skinny-obsessed world, and it worries me, because I don’t want them to be empty-headed, self-obsessed, emaciated clones; I’d rather they were independent, interesting, idealistic, kind, opinionated, original, funny - a thousand things, before ‘thin’. And frankly, I’d rather they didn’t give a gust of stinking chihuahua flatulence whether the woman standing next to them has fleshier knees than they do. Let my girls be Hermiones, r...
this is officially my favorite quote ever. thank you jackie. sooooo very true. some of her happiest moments r seeing or telling us to kiss n hug....n she loves pretending she is getting married and pretending to be me n marrying chappie lol. and i never saw a kid get soooo excited over a wedding anniversary.. she made us ice cream sundaes on her own..lol
That's true, when I hold my first child, our daughter in our arms and she still is. Not only a daughter, but also a friend to laugh with, to go shopping, watch different kinds of sports, go out by night in te city (hihi), etc. etc. I got the same feelings for our other daughter of course!
Hahahaaa. I LOVE this story, and my 19 year old daughter does, too. One of my last real "discussions" in the classroom involved a statement I made about having to "get out the sewing machine last night"..... A student (several) thought I was just being stupid (Science-fictiony) w/them... Had NEVER seen or heard of a sewing machine..... and we're in GEORGIA.....
Nothing like looking over and noticing you have 5 minutes till you're late and a heat attack to start the day.