How can a mother ensure her daughter is comfortable having sensitive conversations with her?
How can a mother cultivate their relationship so she becomes her daughter’s go-to for answers to her questions?
How do we acknowledge and answer questions that make us feel uncomfortable?
And why is it so hard for many moms to have these conversations with their daughters?
In this empowering episode, Malky Weingarten, mother of five girls, offers insight on how to discuss sensitive topics with our daughters. She shares a basic outline of the “period talk,” and explores how these conversations can be wonderful opportunities to provide our daughters with the right hashkafah and healthy approach to the beautiful process of feminine development. When done right, these intimate conversations become the cornerstone of building trust and fostering an important aspect of the mother-daughter relationship.
Book mentioned in the episode:
The Wonder of Becoming You: How a Jewish Girl Grows Up