I Do Not Want My Daughter to Be ‘Nice’

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My daughter is kind and compassionate, but she will not smile unless either she is genuinely glad to see you or you’re telling her a joke that has a scatological punch line.

Charity Thomas’s insight:

My grandparents would always say to me: Stay Sweet. And while that sweetness has gotten me some things, I’m not sure they’re really the things I needed.

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