That might seem unremarkable, except that the girl is 6. Initially, I was horrified. This child is being turned into a sex object.
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When my daughter came to me and asked if we could go bra shopping, I was happy to oblige. She was super excited to buy her first Bra. Things have changed for my baby girl.
On reading the article, my initial reaction was somewhere between outrage and exasperation. How awfulI fumed. How inappropriate and excessive.
Every year, millions and millions of people begin the search for their first bra. They swarm Victoria's Secret or their local department store, with or sans parents, to find the bra that fits them, both physically and personally. For some, it is liberating.
That the new chief executive of Girlguiding UK is willing to talk about sex can only be a good thing for the future of the organisation. A Head Brown Owl. A Grand Vizier Brown Owl, perched right at the top of the tree.
Retailers are good about placing products near each other so that when you buy one, it tips off all of the related products you might also need. Then I took a step back. No other panties were closer, no discreet cotton bikini cut Days of the Week or rainbows, just this wall of semi-trashy looking unmentionables. What struck me is how tiny and sexy they were.
Today, kids are exposed to so much information about sex and relationships on TV and the Internet that by the time they approach pubertythey may be familiar with some advanced ideas. And yet, talking about the issues of puberty remains an important job for parents because not all of a child's information comes from reliable sources. Ideally, as a parent, you've already started talking to your kids about the changes our bodies go through as we grow.