Can You Make a Black Girl Feel Pretty? The Lesson I Learned

My 4-year-old daughter, Maya, has weekly swim lessons. On one occasion after class, I let her hair down from her ponytail so I could dry it evenly with a towel. I decided to leave it out, and she nervously questioned me. “Mommy what are you doing? Are you putting my ponytail back in?” I told her, “No, just leave your hair out and let your beautiful curls show baby.”

Stage: Toddler
Type: Link