04/22/2014 03:04 EDT | Updated 04/22/2014 03:59 EDT

Parenting Advice: 5 Things NOT To Say To A Dad With A Daughter

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Raising kids is bewildering enough without well-meaning (or not-so well-meaning) people providing parenting advice. The situation is even more complicated for dads of daughters (like me) who did not grow up with a sister to set us straight on matters that are very different for boys and girls.