It is hard seeing your children grow up. A small part of many parents wants to keep our kids young and protected and, we admit it, a part of us would love to see our little ones living in a little bubble. Most parents fight this fight, honestly. Listen, Mrs. Hall, I get it that you want to protect your children, but I have to remind you that beauty is in the eyes of the beholder, and if you are seeing sultry home wrecker in the selfies posted by young girls, I have to wonder just what you are worried about.
Girls are not the enemy, nor are they sneakily sexual. These girls are just messing around and being silly. I am doubtful that there is any thought of being sly and sexy for the eyes of your sons.
It's HARD being the parent in this day of social media. There are new rules, new issues cropping up, new symbolic exchanges... Take the time to talk your struggle through with your teens. They will appreciate knowing that there are more than two sides to a story...or a picture.
P.S. Also, I don't think that that post represents the best of you, Mrs. Hall. But that's ok, I know it's just a snapshot of who you are.
Addendum: I have been thinking about Mrs. Hall's blog post and how it was not intended for the world stage, but for her small little part of it. I hope that none of my posts ever gain such an audience, but if they do, I hope that the people who reply to me are kinder than I was here in this post...
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