10 encouraging things to say to your tween daughter

10 encouraging things to say to your tween daughter

Did you know that the average girl’s self-esteem peaks at age 9 and then plummets? 

Bestselling author Susannah McFarlane launches Girl Hero Project. An online space for tween girls, inspiring them to believe they are never too small to have big ideas, and supporting grownups to build the next generation of girl heroes. 

See below for some great tips from Susannah that ditch the princess birthday parties and encourages our girls to do things that make them feel strong and empowered on a special day! 

10 encouraging things to say to your tween daughter

  • I like you because …
  • I’m so proud of you for trying
  • Give it a go
  • Keep at it
  • What do you think?
  • You are valuable just as you are

10 things to tell your daughter you love about her 

(and don’t forget to tell her why)

  • Determination
  • Kindness
  • Helpfulness
  • Generosity
  • Courage
  • Curiosity
  • Patience
  • Good Manners
  • Sense of Humour
  • Honesty

Top 5 Melbourne Birthday Parties For Hero Girls

Our girls are so much more than their toe nails. Pass on the pedi-party and give your daughter a party fit for a girl hero.

Aim high

Build her courage. Let your daughter and her friends challenge themselves in the tree-tops on an exciting obstacle course in the treetops.

Or scale the heights at an indoor rock-climbing centre

Buzz Their Brains

Girls outsmart boys in maths and science but are dropping out of the subjects that will secure them a career in STEM (Science, technology, engineering and maths) industries due to lack of confidence

Let’s keep those brains buzzing with a work-out at Scienceworksor the Legoland Discovery Centre

Feed the love

Nurture her caring side and love of animals at The Collingwood Children’s farm or the Melbourne Zoo

For a real gold class party, skip the hummer and let her dive with dolphins

Let them run away to the circus!

Let them shine! Build their confidence and performance skills while hanging upside down on a trapeze!

Get them fit for anything!

Girls aren’t meant to sit around – get them doing stuff! Develop a healthy sense of competition and fitnesswith a sports party.

They can even have a glow in the dark sports party! Or just jump!

Head to the website at The Girl Hero Project to sign up the little Girl Hero in your life.

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