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If She’s Embarrassed By You, It’s a Good Sign



Yes, actually.

Let’s break it down.

Daughters have been made a berry-red shade of embarrassed by their mothers for ever, right? For recorded parenting history.

So much that it’s become ‘normal’ and expected. One of the things you’re warned of when it comes to raising a teen girl.


“Oh, is she embarrassed by you? Oh, are you now “DORK MOM”?

She must be a teen. Ah, well.”


Today, on the blog we’re diving into the line between embarrassment and rudeness, and why her newfound spasms of independence in public can be a good sign. Really? Yes.

Click the video below to watch.


Even if your daughter isn’t showing any signs of mortification in your presence? This one is still for you mama — the more we get the cultural phenomenon, and what, unfortunately, may be normal with friends, at school, or online in the mother-daughter relationship, the better equipped we are to handle it all. Knowledge truly is power.

Once you’ve gotten a chance to check out the video, leave a comment below — because collective wisdom rocks, and we want to hear your take. We need each other, mama.

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