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Secrets to Raising Confident Girls in a #TimesUp World

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28. Encourage her femininity as much as everything else
It can feel like we need to push our daughters to be more like little boys to make them tough, but this isn't the case. They deserve to be uniquely feminine and love whatever it is they choose to love in life, monster trucks or princesses, or both! As such, you don't have to avoid ballet or discourage playing with dolls. They can be both strong and feminine simultaneously. The trick is giving them options and supporting them in developing the confidence to be themselves.