Raising girls is hard work, well, raising kids in general can be hard work. My daughter is eight and I have prepared for her to enter the tween and teen years. It can be frightening because as parents, we want to protect our children but the reality is, there is only so much we can do. So, I have put together the 12 things I think mothers of girls should know
1. Your makeup is now her makeup
My daughter really likes doing makeovers on herself. With time, lessons will have to be taught on applying less but for now, it's just for fun.
2. Telling them about periods is really uncomfortable and awkward, but I want her to be prepared for when it happens.
It's my job to be open about my body and what's going to change with her body. She needs to be comfortable talking to someone about it and it should be me.