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Daycare Tells Parents Their Daughter Should Dress "More Like A Girl," Parents Response Goes Viral

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People always say "don't take life so seriously," but how many people actually take those words to heart?

We all would like to think that we do, but when difficult or frustrating situations arise, our emotions get the better of us.

That being said, there are plenty of people out there who face issues with humor and grace.

Not only are their responses hilarious, they are also admirable, and oftentimes inspirational.

For example, breastfeeding in public is a touchy issue around the world. While some mothers react harshly to their mistreatment in public to raise awareness, others have a much more lighthearted approach.

A few weeks ago, Facebook user Carol Lockwood shared a photo of a breastfeeding mother's hilarious response to being told to "cover up" at a restaurant, and it went viral!

Instead of covering up her baby, the mother places a blanket on top of her own head.

A friend’s daughter-in-law was told to “cover up” while feeding her baby, so she did!🤣 I’ve never met her, but I think...

Posted by Carol Lockwood on Monday, July 30, 2018

Now, the next parenting post that's giving people a good laugh was shared by a Reddit user two weeks ago.

When the couple was told by their daycare to dress their one-month-old daughter "more like a girl," instead of becoming furious, they shared a hilarious response!

The post so far has 1,700 upvotes and 239 comments.

Steve Rold posted this photo below of his baby girl Clementine. All he did was stick a sticky note bow on her head!

The photo captions reads: "How my wife dressed our daughter the day after the teachers at daycare told her we should really be dressing her more like a girl."

In a statement to Yahoo Lifestyle, Rold explained: “Maybe they thought that it hadn’t crossed our minds to dress our daughter any differently or perhaps they just didn’t want to answer a million questions from the other kids at the daycare as to why our baby isn’t dressed in pink and flowers,” he said.

“The suggestion was actually pretty mild but it was piled onto a hundred other similar ones that I’m sure all parents get, so my wife just felt the need to push back a tiny bit. My wife was just trying to expose the humor inherent in the situation.”

The fact that the daycare suggested Clementine to dress more girly to understand that she's a female was appalling to many Reddit users.

Many people applauded the couple on not choosing to dress their child in gender-stereotyped clothing.

“Why do they think they should even suggest what your child wears? Weird people,” one Redditor commented.

“I have a 5-year-old girl,” one parent wrote. “She loves Pokemon, Minecraft, and has said she wants a Hot Wheels track set for Christmas. She also loves MLP, Barbie, mermaids, princesses, and unicorns. … Sometimes we buy her T-shirts and PJs from the boys section … because it’s easier to find stuff that doesn’t have those annoying little frilly things on the sleeves that feel scratchy and bother her. Just let kids have fun and enjoy what they want.”

"My four year old loves pink as well, and his favorite movie is Frozen. He had an Anna and Elsa themed birthday party this year," another chimed.

[H/T: Fox News]

Do you side with the daycare staff or the parents? Let us know your opinion!

Moojan has been a writer at Shared for a year. When she's not on the lookout for viral content, she's looking at cute animal photos. Reach her at moojan@shared.com.