If you'd like your impressionable young daughter to be strong-willed like MIRANDA LAMBERT, then make her speak up and order her own fast food. That's what Miranda's mom did.

She says, quote, "I would go up to the McDonald's counter and order my own McNuggets. My mom would be like, 'If you're not going to order them yourself, then you're not getting any nuggets.'


"She'd say, 'You need to face your fears. You can't just run away from everything you might be uncomfortable with.' She always wanted me to stand on my own two feet."


Miranda often talks about how she's learned to accept her own body. That's another issue young girls struggle with, and it's something she takes pride in.


She says, quote, "When a girl comes up to me after a show and says, 'Thank you for being normal,' that's when I feel like I've done my job."