But I do agree that Dallas is awesome, and a good influence on Tessa. She's more of a consumer than my tastes, but she's also deeper than that, and she gives Tessa the opportunity to grow
I agree. I think on the surface Dallas is someone I would never be friends with but would love if I got to know her (and I have had a few friends like that). Yes, she is a consumer and she puts too much ephasis on material things and looks. But she adores Tess and genuinely wants what is best for her. And Tessa adores her right back. I loved her look of concern when she thought work was impacting Tess's school work. And when someone is already as intellectual and in her own head as Tessa is it can be a good thing to have someone to even that out. Being a little superficial isn't bad.
In the end, what more do you want for your child to be surronded by people who genuinely love and care about her?
Edited by Cherith, May 7, 2012 @ 3:49 PM.