Wednesday, August 24, 2011

sponge.


"It's frightening at times to think that you are shaping someone's life and who they will become. Often I hear Ruby using one of my expressions, or doing an unfortunate dance move that she learned from me and I'm reminded that she is a sponge, taking it all in, and each moment big or small molds who she is."

It's true, it's some scary stuff.  

*photograph of Jeanne Williams, by Kelly Stuart. via The Glow.
(Do you know The Glow? Where rich, beautiful and occasionally vapid mothers are photographed and interviewed with their small, beautiful and sometimes scared-looking  children in their huge, perfect, immaculately styled homes? It's simultaneously wonderful and terrible.