The Difference From Raising Boys

There are many ways girls are different then boys. We spent a week discussing boys, so now lets look at what it means to raise a daughter. Each gender has different needs just like different personalities do. If boys are higher end in their physical needs, for example getting their energy out by running and playing, girls are high end relational. Even in their self play, they are wanting to do things that are relational such as playing with dolls. These are generalizations but for the most part their needs will ring true. As parents we always need to be cautious about how we say things to our children but especially girls because they filter everything through emotions. We can see this especially as our daughter grows and begins to hit the pre-teen and teen years. We will spend this week looking at how we grow our girls into women.


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