Raising brave, imperfect daughters, and teaching them to code

Last week I came across a tweet sharing Reshma Saujani’s TED talk, titled “Teach girls bravery, not perfection”. I immediately bookmarked it to watch with my daughter (and tweeted my plan to do that).

My daughter can be a princess if she wants to be

Rian wrote a thought-provoking post titled "Thoughts on being a terrible dad" which touches on something most parents probably feel: frustration at being told how to raise our kids: My daughters love princesses, and I sometimes tell them to be careful. According to the internet, this makes me a terrible father. And I’m getting a…

A father's advice to his daughter about words in magazines and make-up aisles

I came across this terrific letter Dr Kelly Flanagan wrote to his daughter in a blog post titled "Words from a father to his daughter (from the makeup aisle)" which I want our daughter to hear when she is old enough to affected by them. Two paragraphs really stood out for me: When you have…
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