How do you teach girls to be brave? While little boys seem to have an unlimited capacity for gutsiness, too often girls can become anxious and scared in testing situations.
Caroline Paul thinks that the answer to this is adventure. The awesome writer (who also used to work for the fire department and teach paragliding) believes that to raise strong and confident women, we must allow them to have adventures and take risks as children.
When girls have adventures, not only are they having an amazing time being kids, they’re also doing three things. They get outside their comfort zone, they call upon their resilience and find confidence in themselves and their own decisions.