Plumcake Speak Truth

I wanted to stand up and cheer when I read this:

Listen. I’m not going to tell you what to do with your lady parts. I figure you grew ‘em, you can manage ‘em, but if there’s one bit of wisdom that I can impart it’s this: you cannot screw your way to self-worth. We’re always going to be told we’re not good enough. Either because we’re fat or because we’re women or because we just live in a culture where –at least at the time of writing– being a marketing executive is not punishable by death.

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2 Comments

  1. August 29, 2007 / 2:47 pm

    My daughter is 4. How old must she be before I can share this with her?

  2. August 29, 2007 / 4:18 pm

    Well, I think it’s never too early to help girls learn to value themselves independently of their appearance or approval from boys. This particular piece contains a few “rooty tooty” bits, so you might want to wait until she you’ve had “the talk.” 🙂

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