WHY I'M TRYING NOT TO CARE THAT MY 5YO DRESSES LIKE A CRAZY PERSON

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    This is how she got off the bus today.
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    "Frontpack" on.
    For months now, whenever I ask her where her backpack is, she says, "You mean frontpack mom."
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    Shirt on backwards.
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    One sleeve up, one sleeve down.
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    One pant leg up, one pant leg down.
    Sidenote: why don't we call it a "shirt arm"? Why isn't there an equivalent of "sleeve" for pants??
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    One sock inside out, shoes on the wrong feet.
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    Me: WHATβ€½! Why did you change all your clothes around at school? 😳
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    Her: I wanted to be different and crazy!
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    Me: You've got to stop doing this!
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    Her: But why? It's fun!
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    Me: starting to say "Because it looks weird."
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    But stopping.
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    Because how awesome is her confidence to walk around like that at school? πŸ‘πŸ»
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    I wish *I* had that kind of confidence.
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    Me: settling for, "Well, I don't really like how it looks. And you have to promise to leave your shoes on the right feet, because it's bad for your feet. But I guess if your teacher doesn't say anything about the dress code, the clothes are ok."
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    Seriously though guys.
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    It KILLS me not to "fix" it.
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    We shall see if I can stick to my resolution to let her be her own crazy self. 😝