• Why This Common Habit Is So Harmful For Our Daughters

    28 days ago - By Scary Mommy

    “I'm sorry, Mommy,” my daughter said, thrusting a paper toward me. It was her most recent spelling test with a C- written on the top of it. “I tried my best,” she continued, her eyes brimming with tears.
    She'd been diligently working for months on practicing the latest spelling words, both at school and on her homework, but the stars weren't aligning. Spelling was so damn hard for her. And despite her best efforts, she brought home papers riddled with red ink.
    I locked eyes with her and empathetically replied, “You don't need to apologize. Do you hear me?” She nodded, hot tears trickling...
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