This was actually written by a father of two beautiful daughters. He believes every Father/daddy should tell his daughters these 10 things before it is too late. Well, “before it’s too late” can mean many things; before he dies, becomes sick/bed-ridden or even before she “grows wings”. Most are just regular stuffs we hear everyday.
(1) Anything a man can do, you can do
You do not need to have a Y chromosome to unblock a drain, change a tyre, understand the offside rule. Don’t let the fact that you’re a woman stop you from knowing useful stuff. Learn!
(2) Always be yourself
Unless you want to be an actress, in which case: Always be somebody else.
(3) It’s good to be different
Trust me, I know you want to be like everybody else now but nothing cool and fun would ever have happened if no one dared to walk away from the herd.
(4) Most insults come from ignorance or jealousy
Try to develop a thick skin, learn to pity the people who dish them out and move on safe in the knowledge that half an hour later, you’ll think of an amazing killer put-down response. Write these down and save them for a future career writing sassy sit-coms.
(5) Never measure success by virtual popularity
You will never have more Twitter followers or friends or fans than anybody else so try not to use this to calculate how good you are at something.
(6) Listen to your instincts
Don’t trust boys when something is telling you not to trust them. And if there are some creepy noises in the basement of a big old house where you’re babysitting, do not go down there – especially if you’re with a boy you don’t trust.
(7) Don’t spend forever putting on make-up
I know you’ll want to look your best but know this – any man who truly loves you will love you the most when you aren’t wearing any make-up. And if he doesn’t a good man will lie that he does.
(8) You’re not going to look this good forever
Make the most of your body. I know lying on the couch watching box sets while eating tubs of ice cream is going to become a very seductive lifestyle option, but do some exercise and eat well and you’ll get to look good a bit longer than people who don’t.
(9) Avoid becoming Mrs Bore-off
Make sure you like the person you fall in love with. No amount of attractiveness can make up for sharing time with someone you don’t actually like being around.
(10) Call me
When you leave home never be afraid to phone me. The most important thing I’ll want to know is, are you OK? If you aren’t, don’t lie. Tell me and I’ll help. Or I’ll get your mum.