My 14 year old daughter has a dream, okay, okay, it’s more of an obsession. She wants desperately to meet Taylor Swift. Now I am fully aware that there are thousands and probably even millions of young girls and teenagers that have that same dream but, who am I to squash it? We have every album, we know every lyric, we have covered every wall in her teeny bedroom in posters, we have been to both her homes in New York City and Rhode Island and she has seen 3 concerts! You might have noticed that I wrote “we” and that is in fact, accurate, I will admit, that I like Taylor Swift too! You see, while I believe my daughter probably wastes far too much time entering contests and stalking Taylor (yes, we are on a first name basis as she is pretty much everywhere in this house!) on social media, it’s her dream.
Taylor had a dream too, she dreamed that one day she would be a singing sensation and look, just look, where this young woman is today! I have to say out of all of the stars that my young daughter could idolize, I am happy that she chose Taylor. Despite what the media reports on this young superstar, she appears to be down to earth, loving and loves to surprise her fans with gifts and ever so thoughtful gestures. Although the media may portray her as a starved love addict, I believe that like most of us at her age, she is simply trying to find the “right one” and as we all know, sometimes you have to kiss a few frogs in that process.
So, I will support my daughters choice in loving (and obsessing) over Taylor and if this blog should somehow catapult her to a meet and greet with her idol, then this mama won’t complain!
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Photo from Taylor Swift’s Facebook page.