My mom is a beautiful woman. She's about 5'6", blonde hair (which she colors, but hey, who doesn't), and a trim body she works on but has also had assistance with in the way of cosmetic surgery (tummy tuck, face lift, and boob jobs - mostly to reduce and make symmetrical). She is 52 years old.
She showed up this evening to pick up Willis after having gone to a BBQ (I think work affiliated). She had on a pair of white shorts that would've shown her butt cheeks if they were a centimeter shorter, and a halter top with a plunging neckline. I honestly wonder if she would've worn that if her husband wasn't working and had accompanied her today. But her m/o is typically to dress like she's in her late 20s instead of like a grandmother in her 50s.
Now, I am ALL for dressing attractively even when you're older, and especially if you have a nice body that you've either bought or worked for... but honestly, I'm now almost hoping she moves to Houston! I'm worried enough about instilling a healthy self-esteem into Willis and then Georgia, and I seriously think my job will be a lot tougher when she veers so constantly toward the more, shall we say, risque side of the clothing spectrum. Hell, I see teen girls nowadays wearing stuff as tight and as revealing as she had on tonight, and I wonder where their moms are when they're walking out the door into the general public! And yet MY mother dresses like that on a constant basis. Even in my best physical shape, I don't think I'd ever wear something like what she had on tonight unless I was going out clubbing with DH.
Am I overreacting? Am I being too "mommyish" with my own mother?