My Fears When Raising Boys


I think it’s fair to say that female empowerment has, in recent years, become very much a focal point in our society – and rightly so.

After so many years of inequality, I understand completely the need to raise women up and for parents of daughters to do all that they can to ensure they are raising their children to truly believe in themselves.

Every single day my Facebook feed is filled with images of little girls rocking super cute outfits bearing Beyonce’s immortal song lyrics “Who runs the world? Girls!”

I’m all for this…If I had a daughter myself I’m sure I’d be instilling the same message in her…but what message does a phrase like that send to boys?

In our eagerness to empower the next generation of women, I fear that perhaps…

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