Boys vs. Girls: Who’s Harder To Raise?

Whether you have a boy or girl, raising kids has never been an easy task and it definitely requires lot of patience and confidence.

It is quite common that kids sometimes seem to try on purpose to test your limits of patience.

However, in certain aspects you may find some difference in raising boys than girls.

Sharon O’Donnell, mom of three boys and the author of House of Testosterone, says, I often say that I spend more time and energy on my one boy than on my three girls. Other mothers of boys are quick to say the same. Forget that old poem about snips and snails and puppy dog tails.parenting-boys-and-girls

“Somehow it’s been changed to boys being made of ‘fights, farts, and video games,’ and sometimes I’m not sure how much more I can take!”

Not so fast, say moms of girls, who point out that they have to contend with fussier fashion sense, more prickly social navigations, and a far greater capacity to hold a grudge.

And as a daughter grows, a parent’s concerns range from body image to math bias.

Read full story at Parenting.com

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