It’s because a woman’s entire self-worth rests on her looks. That’s why. It’s because we live in a beauty-obsessed society where the most important thing a woman can do is make herself attractive to men.
It had never crossed her mind that sending your child to school would be like going back to school yourself.
If parents had children who were good sleepers, they assumed this was due to their good parenting, not good luck.
Every day I think, ‘Gosh, you look a bit tired today,’ and it’s just recently occurred to me that it’s not that I’m tired, it’s that this is the way I look now.