There’s a huge force affecting your generation—it’s called social media, and it’s mothering you as much as I am. This other mother is very influential, and she’s telling you that your value is determined by how many people follow you. She is deciding what beauty looks like and which extravagances add up to a fun life.

Laura Dern

This letter, written by Laura Dern to her daughter, is simultaneously caring, poignant and important. Found via Mike Crittenden.


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