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Dear daughter, let Miley Cyrus be a lesson to you

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The Miley Cyrus debate (if one can call it that) continues, but do we ever pause and wonder what the upcoming generation may think about super stars not behaving as they should? Kimberley Keller, mom and blogger (at Roadkill Goldfish) took the opportunity to write a letter to her daughter explaining why we sometimes do the things we do as parents. Makes you think about doing the same … whether you have a daughter or a son …

Roadkill Goldfish

Dear daughter, let Miley Cyrus be a lesson to you.

Yes, this is what happens when you constantly hear everything you do is awesome. This is what happens when people fawn over your every Tweet and Instagram photo. This is what happens when no responsible adult has ever said the word “no,” made you change your clothes before leaving the house, or never spanked your butt for deliberate defiance.

If you ever even consider doing something like that, I promise you that I will run up and twerk so you will see how ridiculous twerking looks. I will duct tape your mouth shut so your tongue doesn’t hang out like an overheated hound dog. I will smack any male whom you decide to smash against his pelvis – after I first knock you on your butt for forgetting how a lady acts in public.

Why would I do that? Because…

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Author: galeweithers

Barbadian mother of teenager; lover of loud laughter amidst tears; happy to follow God's lead while writing a word or two (and winning national awards) to make a difference in the lives of others.

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