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Shirley Stelter, Moorhead, Published December 20 2012

Letter: Toddler fashion story appalling

As a grandmother who is concerned about our children and how fast they are pushed to be grown up, I was appalled at the Dec. 14. Forum article on toddler fashion. According to your fashion columnist, who seems to think this is Hollywood, you should dress your toddler like her 30-year-old or older mother.

So now that this toddler thinks of herself as a teenager, how does she act? Like a not-so-cutesy toddler.

Why not push for fashions that are age appropriate and encourage the child to be her own age and person?

The two models are darling, but they really look like they are playing dress-up and being adults. Let’s give them a chance.

Grandmother to nine and great-grandmother to 12).