The fact is, my bias towards the definition of beauty has prevented me from awarding my daughter the recognition she deserves from the people that mean the most to her. While trying to ensure she doesn't define her worth by her appearance, I'm stigmatizing beauty instead of redefining what it can mean.
I know she is, she's absolutely gorgeous and I'm thankful that she’s received the best of both worlds. As the child of an Indian mother and an Italian father she could have come out looking like cousin Itt but, instead, she's the perfect balance of east meets west. She just doesn't need to hear it... Continue Reading →