If little girls are made of sugar, spice and all things nice, then how do they manage to get themselves into such a mess over the course of a day? Well it could be that your little princess is in fact preparing themselves for whatever their future career may be. The trick is to pay attention to the various dirt and stains that appear on their clothing, then you will have a pretty good idea of just what her calling in life may be.
Firstly, there’s the chef. Flour in her hair, all down her front, on her shoes – you know the type. Home economics is her favourite subject and practically every day she brings you back a gloopy box of something resembling food, or some sad looking fairy cakes, and expects you to gobble them down excitedly. Which you do, because it makes her happy. Mmmm…
Then there’s the future CEO. This little force of nature wastes no time in telling others exactly what they should be doing. She spends most of her day and organising the activities of her classmates, whilst directing with the thrust of a pen. Although she shows management potential, perhaps she hasn't quite mastered not getting pen stains all over her hands, face and school uniform.
And how about the young artists? An artist at work is a wonderful thing to behold, with paint/chalk/crayons landing everywhere except the page - the creative process is a messy one, don't you know dah'ling! Try not to discourage your mini Picasso, but do invest in some good quality yet inexpensive pieces of school clothing that are easily replaced.
There’s also “the soldier”. This young lady loves nothing more than crawling through a muddy football pitch on a rainy day. Her mission? To eliminate potential threats - namely the nasty boys. The outcome? Total annihilation of school uniform by approximately fifteen hundred hours.
Finally, there’s the vet. Most of the time this little girl scares the life out of you when she comes home with yet another 'rescued' animal. Dog hair and slobber are not the most fragrant of aromas, yet you can't help but adore her nurturing nature. Just make sure her school uniform is durable enough to see her through the training stages.
Whatever your daughter's career aspirations, the future looks bright for our little stars. But at the start of the school term bear in mind that quality girls school clothes needn't cost a fortune, and it's easy to buy more once they have been through the mill.
Clint Starr writes for a digital marketing agency. This article has been commissioned by a client of said agency. This article is not designed to promote, but should be considered professional content.