I was pretty speechless when she asked if she could join in. You can guess my answer! Funnily enough, after an initial rant, I really don't think she is that bothered. But it did get me thinking about how much things have changed since I was growing up - we wouldn't have been allowed a scrap of varnish on our fingernails at school.
Have you found similar with the endless requests from teenagers... Or am I out on a lonely limb here?