I’ve also heard too many women refer to their daughters as princesses in person and online: “Oh, my princess won’t wear jeans,” one mom lamented. And then I saw the eye-searing portmanteau “twincesses,” and I nearly banged my head against the wall.
That’s what being an adult means: knowing that no one’s going to do those invisible, annoying tasks unless you do them yourself.
Colorblindness doesn’t ask why there aren’t black kids living in the neighborhood. Colorblindness hands black girls blonde-haired Barbies.