How to Raise a Strong Feminist Daughter

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When I was a little girl, my mother always referred to herself as a hippie. She was about a decade too young to actually be a hippie, but despite growing up in a traditional Puerto Rican family, with traditional Latino values, she knew a little something about being a badass. She didn’t let anyone tell her what she could and couldn’t or shouldn’t do as a woman, and she raised me the same way. Now, I have a daughter of my own and I’m determined to raise her to know her worth, to know how to stick up for herself and to support other women in doing the same. I’m determined to raise a strong, feminist daughter and I’ve been working at it since she was born. These are some of the values and ideas I’ve worked to instill in her and will continue to as long as she lets me:




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