The Problem With The World Today Is That We Don’t Let Kids Be Kids

Jack-o-lantern photo: Don't buy age inappropriate halloween costumes for your children. Say no by keeping the wallet hidden.

It’s pretty sad that I stumbled across this article today, and even sadder that it’s newsworthy enough to post. Unfortunately it’s an obvious problem that only seems to be getting worse, not better.

Halloween brings it to our attention, but this issue pressures children everyday and deserves ongoing consideration.

Article: Sexy Halloween costumes a bad fit for young girls: advocates

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And I thought it was bad worrying about such things when I was in highschool. I can’t imagine the pressure and stress a young child must experience if these are the kinds of messages they’re presented with.

When Funny Crosses The Line To Uncomfortable

Inappropriate children's clothing should embarrass us all. Who's buying this for their kids?

I’ll admit that I crack up at kid’s wearing borderline offensive slogan tshirts, but then there are those ‘slogans’ that cross the line to creepy and inappropriate. I don’t understand who’s buying these things for their kids.

Future M.I.L.F. (I don’t think I need to explain that acronym to you)
Future Trophy Wife. Um. Yuck.
Pay My Bills (I don’t think I need to explain that acronym to you)
Naked Lady Booties
Use Me

Maybe it’s just me, but these just strike me as inappropriate, not funny. I do take some condolence in the fact that all four are in the sale bin.