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A girl's way


Raising teen girls was never meant to be easy. With two pre-teen daughters myself I am keenly aware of the challenges that lie ahead. Already there are circumstances with friends, and there will be situations with boyfriends, work and online relationships, then add into that mix possible issues with body image and self esteem. Whew! That sounds like a potential mine field. Girls can tend to be too trusting when it comes to relationships and may not pay enough attention to their instincts, that intuition that helps keep them safe. In general girls are more inclined to want people to like them and have a greater desire to be accepted. It is important that we open up conversations around values and beliefs.   Important safety discussions for girls:   Friends vs. Cliques   Friends are those people that we share a lot in common with. We enjoy hanging out wi...(sign-up as a member to continue reading this article)


Thanks for this! So true. Love more detail on this topic.
Apr 09, 2014

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