Birthday parties are supposed to be fun for children, but sometimes that's not always the case. Understanding why some kids may not be interested in having or attending a birthday party will help make their birthday experience more fun for them as well as others.
A little girl needs her father's support in her unfolding sexual development because it helps secure three hugely important facets of how she'll see herself in the world throughout her life. You'll influence her level of personal confidence, her body comfort and pride, and you'll set her expectations for the way she should be treated by boys and men.
Stepparents play an important and vital role in a child's life, as a caregiver and a guardian. It's natural for kids to become close to their stepparent, and it's important as a stepparent to know your rights when concerning your stepchild's welfare.