"No, Mummy. Too tight, too short." Brilliant, though Mum was mortified.
Fast forward sixteen years and I could well be saying the same thing to my daughter, not the other way around (I think).
I told you about this clothes obsession of hers very recently, didn't I? It doesn't matter what she wears, as long as it defies me and what I think she should be sporting this season. I'm not a fussy mum, honest I'm not, but I would at least like the pretty little thing to wear something that is a) warm b) her size c) on its way to being passably clean. She, of course, has other ideas.
Today she managed a Big Fat Fail on all three counts and demanded to put on a T-shirt (it's the end of October), age 18 months - 2 years (she's 3 and a half) that she pulled out of
If I had longer hair, I swear I'd pull it out!