This is a quick post about a dilemma I have.
My youngest Daughter saw her Mum today. When she came back home, she was upset.
To cut a long story short, Anya told me that Mum had said she was looking a bit hairy and she would have to take her “to a waxing”.
Mum is Indian of course, and I know this is a normal thing for many Indian girls to do. But Anya has been brought up by me since she was little. I tell my daughters they are beautiful at least a few times every day. I have never worried or even talked about the odd bit of darker body hair (like both have on their legs and arms).
Things weren’t helped my Mum telling A that she is “beginning to look like a Gorilla”.
(I am sure this was said as some sought of joke – but to Anya of course it was hurtful – please don’t dwell on this point though – it was just crass).
Both D’s are due to see their Mum next weekend, and Anya has been upset tonight saying that she does not want to be waxed.
Instinct tells me to simply say to Mum that she can park this plan until I say it’s OK. But I’m not Indian and I’m not a girl.
So what to do…?
@tattoed_mummy suggested asking the Mummy Bloggers…
…so over to you!