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.

Activities:

Play card games

Play age-appropriate card games with your children.

Dads and Kids funspiration

When school’s out – enjoy spending time with your kids, rather than endeavouring to ‘entertain’ them.

If you need to stay home but want to have quality fun time – ask them what they want to do and give some of your own ideas too – choose together and make a whole day of it.

Deciding is half the fun; but here are some ideas to get you started...