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It’s all about listening, staying positive, validating and compromising with your child, said Erika Katz, author of “Bonding Over Beauty: A Mother-Daughter Guide to Self-Esteem, Confidence and Trust.” These days, a sense of fashion is imbued as early as age 8, Katz said, as children are inundated with trends from TV channels like Disney and Nickelodeon.  Generally, a parent can get away with shopping for a child younger than 10 years old, but at age 10, when it becomes more difficult to size a child to impending puberty, it’s best to bring him or her along, Katz said. Read More