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How to Talk to Little Girls

If You Give a Dad a Daughter

Sherri Kuhn | Posted 08.15.2013 | Home
Sherri Kuhn

If you give a dad a daughter... he'll probably wonder what to do with her. Especially if he's a man's man.

How To Talk To Little Boys

Lisa Bloom | Posted 07.03.2012 | Home
Lisa Bloom

The implications of the news that girls have surpassed boys in reading -- at every grade level, in all fifty states -- and that girls are graduating high school and college with better grades and in larger numbers have not been fully absorbed by parents of boys.

“Mom, I’m Fat:” One Mother’s Inspired Response to Her 7 Year Old

Janell Burley Hofmann | Posted 03.14.2012 | Home
Janell Burley Hofmann

I read picture books with only central female characters, I insisted she wrestle her big brothers, demanded family call her words like smart and brave as much as cute and adorable. I tell her we are all different -- straight and thin to round and plump and millions of ways in between. I tell her it's what makes us all beautiful. Unconvinced.

How to Talk to Little Girls

Lisa Bloom | Posted 09.26.2011 | Home
Lisa Bloom

I always bite my tongue when I meet little girls, restraining myself from telling them how darn cute and well-coiffed they are. What's wrong with that? It's our culture's standard talking-to-little-girls icebreaker, isn't it?