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Why Is Everyone Freaking Out Over Jessica Simpson's Latest Parenting Decision?

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Are you a parent who let your child have fun this Halloween by letting them apply face paint, or hair color to enhance their costume? I certainly did, and I loved every second of it. It's what makes the holiday festive and fun. It's what our kids look forward to when they start planning their costumes in July. It's what they live for. It's magical and we should let them hang on to that magic for as long as possible, and get into it as much as they want.

And actress, Jessica Simpson agrees with that sentiment. She posted an adorable picture of her family after they all got dressed up for Halloween on her Instagram page with the caption "Willie, Waylon, Belle and Cowboy Ace #Halloween2017". They all look happy, healthy, and beautiful.


Willie, Waylon, Belle and Cowboy Ace #Halloween2017

And if you look follow Simpson, you might know her daughter, Maxwell, has naturally blonde hair. But for her character as Belle from "Beauty and the Beast" she went a few shades darker. I'm sure, like many other little kids, she wanted to nail her character perfectly—and she certainly did. Or maybe her mother or younger brother suggested it, who knows? Does it even matter?

Honestly, nobody should give a damn, but if you saw some of the comments you'll see just how much time and attention people devote to pointing fingers and trying to shame another mother about something as trivial as hair. Apparently many people don't have anything better to do.

One person chimed in with: Why would you color your daughter's hair at such a young age??????????

And another saying: Did you dye her beautiful hair blonde hair @jessicasimpson or spray color?

Then there was the passive aggressive judger: Is Maxwell's hair dyed? I hope not her blonde hair was so beautiful!!! Hopefully just temp wash out color 😁

For crying out loud, it's just hair people, and Simpson is the queen of her ship and doesn't need anyone questioning her parenting choices.

Funny how so many parents are quick to comment on what other parents do with their kids, but if you question their parenting, they go to the bad place. The moral of the story is no one should care if someone colors their child's hair because it has absolutely no affect on them at all. Zero.

My daughter is 12, and has brown hair that's already been dyed blonde and blue. I'm sure we 'll see a few more colors in her lifetime. There's no age when personal style should start to shine through, or when you should be allowed to get really into your Halloween costume. At the end of the day, it isn't anyone's business what any parent does or doesn't allow their own kids to do and pretending otherwise is just absurd.

Maybe some of us need to review the lesson we all try to teach our own kids: If you don't have anything nice to say then don't say anything at all.

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