She was named after her paternal grandmother and her mother, but by age nine she dropped "Sarah" and insisted on being called "Margaret. For the next eight years, he spent four to six months a year in Washington, D. She wrote, "I have felt that I was not born to the common womanly lot. By the time she was in her 30s, she had earned a reputation as the best-read person, male or female, in New England.
Bex June 10, at 8: What would of been the harm in that?
Several posters seem to have over-reacted to an excellent, thoughtful piece. And from the anecdotes she relates, it seems that was much appreciated. But if, as is inevitable, the little girl is wondering about her looks, how she is perceived, then of course a compliment is appropriate.
Dodging the question will absolutely convey a negative result. For me this was just a little girl wanting to hear her mommy say she loved her and thought she was as pretty and the other little girls parents thought their daughter was Monica June 12, at Why avoid it all together?
Please, add some balance to life!!! Geovanni June 13, at 6: Please note this is an assumption based on the info in the comment above. It does help their self esteem as with boys being called handsome as well rather than not being sure if they are ugly. It happens with both men and women. I am not suggesting to get make up kit or focus the majority of compliments on looks, but build up their self esteem about their physical attributes as well.
Maybe my suggestion is horribly wrong. Aarthi June 15, at So that she knows she is pretty but that her other qualities are what really set her apart. Dalaina May July 3, at 9: The first sister, a beautiful girl, all her life, heard her parents talk about how smart her sister was.
The other, a brilliant mind, heard only about how beautiful her sister was.
As adults, the first sister thought herself to be stupid, and the second sister thought herself to be ugly. Girls are intelligent and able to do anything that they want in life, as long as there are parents behind them with encouragement and love.
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