Empowerment or Entitlement: The message behind children’s clothes

I was doing some online shopping last night and got so fed up by some of the children’s clothing I saw. Many of the shirts were labeled with haughty phrases like “Princess In Training” or “I Call the Shots.” The one that tipped me over the edge said, “I run this ship, just ask my parents.” Lord, help us. How degrading for that child’s parents! I know firsthand that it’s a constant power struggle to remain in control of my children. Why would I dress my child in clothing that reinforces a … [Read more...]