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Oh, The Fashion Mistakes We Make

I was planning to post this hilarious video today, and my mom must have had a keen sense because she conveniently sent me these pictures of myself just a few days ago.

When my first-grade daughter saw my first-grade picture with my ABC button-up shirt, she said “So you still liked baby things?”


If you want to see the reason I had braces for five years, check out this gem on the left. (To which my daughter said, “Why is your hair messed up?”) And if you want to see my awkward 7th grade year, check out the right:


This shirt on the left? It felt like fashion.

Luckily for my generation, the pictures are much fewer and farther between than they are now. Our kids are going to get every poor fashion choice documented digitally. Fortunately for them, I don’t feel like the fashions are as outlandish today so they probably won’t be nearly as embarrassed later in life. Time will tell. But this video hilariously demonstrates kids’ seeing their moms fashion choices — and their funny reactions.

Weren’t we all visionaries? I like to think so! —Erin

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