Raising strong girls
Strong girls used to be used as a negative phrase – thankfully times have moved on and progress but we do live in an age where gender stereotyping still snares our girls. Just take one look in a toy catalogue and there will be clearly defined pink and blue pages – it’s likely that one will be showing dolls and pushchairs and the other will be showing cars and building toys. This even extends to clothes – rather than being practical they often carry misguided slogans that perpetuate the gender stereotypes.
Yet many parents actively want to raise a strong, independent women and this needs to start in childhood.
Five suggestions on how you can raise a strong and feisty girl.
Cricket tots classes are open to everyone and we welcome strong and fearless young girls (and boys of course). Please get in touch if you would like information on our classes and how you can encourage your strong girl to have an active lifestyle and be a team player!