Raising daughters in a nutshell

Fatherly.com have synthesised the content of nine of their best articles on raising girls and distilled it down into small, achievable bite-sized pieces for the busy Dad they know you are.

Click here to partake in pearls of wisdom from the father of a Nobel Peace prize winner (aspirational, huh – we’ve just been aiming for a merit certificate?!), a psychoanalyst and a woman whose job title is ‘Chief Girl Expert’. What more do you need in life?

Our only warning (and this is serious), is that the public service announcement from Norway contained as part of the article may be offensive to some viewers (and should only be viewed by adults) as it contains strong language and themes. Despite that, the message to fathers raising daughters is profoundly important.

Tips:

The power of good father figures

Being a father figure is an important role for all men, e.g. uncles, grandfathers, teachers, sports coaches, youth/scout leaders and pastors.

Activities:

Try a continuous story

Tell your child a story featuring them as the main character, and add a new episode each day or week.