My New Tagline?

This morning I woke up and sat up in my bed. My daughter was in my room, standing in front of the bathroom mirror, combing her hair. I saw her face in the mirror and said “Good morning!”
“Mommy, you look SO pretty!” She said.
That sweet compliment from my daughter made me feel so good.
“Really?” I said.
“Yes!” She responded.
What a nice thing to hear first thing in the morning. I definitely do not feel pretty when I wake up with my puffy face and my messy hair.
She wasn’t finished with her compliment.
“You look prettier than a rat. Because you know how rats look kind of scary and evil? You definitely look prettier than a rat.”
She wasn’t trying to be funny. She wasn’t trying to be mean. She was simply stating a fact. I am prettier than an evil, scary rat.
If only every day could begin with such an awesome compliment.

8 thoughts on “My New Tagline?

  1. Tyra

    I’m happy that you’re writing so often again! And your daughter always makes me smile.
    Not matter which tagline you use, I always think of “Winners Do the Math.”

  2. jb

    I work with a lot of rats. They are extremely sweet and surprisingly cute. I would say that’s a pretty strong compliment!

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