Dear Parents: Please Praise Your Child’s Looks

Complimenting your kids on anything BUT looks sends an unhealthy message.

Laura Rosell
8 min readApr 28, 2023

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Little girl with long, black hair in striped dress, looking at herself in the mirror
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I’ve noticed a troubling trend among millennial parents. I see it in how some of my acquaintances talk about their children on social media. While the parents will gush about practically all the amazing qualities the child has — caring, smart, funny, sweet…

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Laura Rosell

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