...is the worst. The end.
Just kidding. Mostly. But I'll bet some of you #girlmoms will relate so hard to this post. When our daughters were babies and toddlers, it was REALLY FUN to dress them, right? Whether you were into smocking or skinny jeans, cold shoulder shirts or big bows, it's like playing dress up with a cute doll. One who cries, poops, and throws tantrums. yes. But a doll who will at least wear what the heck you spend your cash money on, because DOESN'T SHE KNOW PEOPLE PAY YOU TO DO THIS??. A-HEM.
Fast forward to 8 year old girls, who, no matter how good the outfit, WILL find something wrong with it. (And probably cause you to need a Xanax in the process.)
Me: Hey, AG, look at this super fun outfit! I love these moto jeans and may or may not have already tried unsuccessfully to stuff myself into them.
AG: *flips hair, rolls her eyes, and is now not allowed to watch Disney anymore : MOM THAT OUTFIT IS FOR BABIES.
Other variations include "this top is too itchy," and/or the shoes "hurt my feelings."
So this year, I decided to march her into Nordstrom and have HER try on all the things. This also prevents me from just buying the entire girls department because GIRLS CLOTHES and NO BOUNDARIES.
I'm sharing a couple of her favorite looks, which she (mostly) put together herself. And then a few more at the bottom of the post that I am going to "accidentally" sneak into her closet.
(P.S. The anniversary sale kids prices are INSANE. If you are petite and even remotely close to being able to shop in the kids department, a) I'm very jealous, and b) take advantage of the cuteness.)