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‘I no want it.’ I was getting her ready for Grandparent’s Day and pulled out a precious dress to wear.’: Mom comes to terms with daughter’s preferences, ‘Who am I to say what’s right?’

“Audrey grabbed the hem of the dress and was shaking her head, ‘I no want it.’ Shocked, I questioned, ‘What do you mean you don’t want it? Of course you want this! It’s adorable!’ It was a corduroy dress with a collar and hot pink trim, what’s not to love? I am Southern, after all. ‘I no want it.’ I took a deep breath, and a step back.”

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