One of the hardest parts of parenting is seeing your child express feelings you’ve felt yourself. Of unworthiness. Of self-doubt. Of negativity. My greatest wish for my daughter is that she knows how incredible she is, just as she is. That she is never plagued by the negative self talk that I have had rattling in my mind my whole life.
This video is an excerpt from a letter I wrote to her from a new anthology called “You Do You,” but it is for all daughters. All girls. All women. I want to tell you, YOU ARE ENOUGH.