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Toddler Says “Daddy, This Girl Is Pretty,” Then Realizes Who She’s Talking About!

Image shows two views of a toddler as she realizes she is looking at her own image. The spark of self-awareness is evident.

We always want the best for our children. We try our hardest to instill in them a sense of pride and self-confidence. That isn’t always easy until our children develop self-awareness. According to science, that occurs when children are between 15 and 18 months old. Watching the video below, we can hazard a guess that science is pretty accurate with this toddler named Charlie.

Image shows a toddler looking into a camera right before she has a moment of self-awareness and understands that she is looking at herself.
Image from Instagram.

The short clip provided by her dad shows his adorable toddler looking directly into the camera. She tells her dad, “This girl is pretty.” You can hear her Dad in the background patiently explaining to Charlie who she is looking at. You see the realization hit like a bright lightbulb. If you have children, do you remember their first moment of self-awareness?

Watch the clip and let us know what you think!

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