Mothering a Girl: Why I’m Terrified

We are having a baby girl. Though I’d always imagined myself having a houseful of boys, I knew God wouldn’t let me off that easy.

I don’t say that because I think daughters are more difficult or less desirable. I’m one myself, and I’m awesome! ;) No, I have been nervous about mothering a girl because I’m not sure I know how.

I’ve never been good about relating to girls. I much preferred fishing and watching football and talking cars. I’m guessing this is partly because I really struggled doing girly things… All the girls wore skirts for school chapel, but I couldn’t. I write and eat with my feet up on the table, you see. Not the best time to wear a skirt. Continue reading