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Why the Phrase “…For a Girl” Needs to Go

November 30, 2016|Posted in: Pittsburgh Moms Blog

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The other day, my 6-year-old daughter came running up the stairs with a load of heavy books and toys in her arms.

She deposited them on the table and declared, “I’m pretty strong!” Then, almost as an afterthought, she added, “For a girl.”

My husband and I immediately reacted at the same time.

“No, no, no! Don’t say ‘for a girl!’” I emphatically told her.

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