When you read about gender stereotypes in children, it’s usually about behaviours. For example, the idea that girls like to play with dolls and boys prefer trucks. But what about other differences? What about emotional development?
We tend to think boys are tough and strong, and therefore don’t need as much emotional support, but recent research is showing that this just isn’t true.
Check out my article for HuffPost Parents Canada on why boys need more emotional support than girls.