This week is tennis camp for Molly. This will be her third year and despite her lack of athletic interest, she is hanging in there with tennis so far.
She over heard one of the other kids at the camp today say, "Molly isn't half bad."
Molly thought it was rude, was kind of embarrassed and was getting ready to be annoyed but I called it a sideways compliment and that seemed to defuse it for the time being.
Sometimes in life there is a lot of those. You know, sideways compliments? You sort of sit back and say, "hmmm...".
It's good to let some of that stuff just roll right off.