What is true womanhood and what do we need to teach our daughters about it? If there were ever questions with complicated answers, those two qualify. But before we talk about what we want to teach our daughters about true womanhood, let’s think about ourselves first—because our daughters will learn the most about what it means to be a woman from us. If we’re comfortable in our own skin, we can teach them how to be comfortable in theirs. If we find joy and purpose in being a woman, they will too.
Look at your own life. Think about what’s important to you, the lessons you’ve learned that you want to pass on to your daughter. Use our list as a starting point. Even if you don’t agree with everything on it, let it spur you on to consider what messages you’re sending your girl. Here are our 8 things to teach your daughter about true womanhood.