the way we talk to girls is different to the way we talk to boys

It surprised me when I realised I spoke differently to my son. Photo: Daniel Guerra

It surprised me when I realised I spoke differently to my son. Photo: Daniel Guerra

When I found out I was having a boy, after first having a girl, I was delighted.

I had a few insecurities about raising a boy, given I knew so little about them, but I was happy to have a gender balance in our house.

Fast forward to today when that little baby has become a very adorable, cheeky little boy and I'm learning a whole lot more about how difficult "gender balance" really is.

I'm not talking about buying gender-neutral toys and being cool when he wants to wear a princess dress.

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