Mother-Daughter relationships can be bitter-sweet at times. Naturally, most girls grow up wanting to have not only a baby, but a baby girl. If you ask girls why they would love to have a baby girl when they grow up, you will get answers like, “So I can dress them nicely and do this and that with their hair, put lovely bright ribbons, and so on.”
Most women still hold this kind of reasoning when it comes to having babies. I have girlfriends who obsess about having baby girls so they can dress them in pink and do wonders with their hair. Some women believe that a daughter will automatically become their friend, and they will spend hours chatting, and will meet for lunches and dinners once they are older.
Mother-daughter relationships are much deeper than pinks and ribbons. A lot of mothers become disappointed once their daughter doesn’t turn out the way they expected, and does not relate to them as a friend.
Both mother and daughter need to listen to each other, and try and develop a workable relationship. Strive to understand, know and accept each other and work on the positives instead of dwelling on the negatives. A Mother-daughter relationship should be very special and nurturing.
Yours is a Mother-Daughter Relationship
Bonding with your unborn child The sooner women get over the ‘girlfriend’ fantasy when they have or plan to have girls, the better for their daughters and themselves. This is not to say that they should not enjoy dressing their little princesses in pinks and pony tails; I believe they must do that and enjoy it. But that should never be a focus of raising a girl, who will become a woman.
Raising a girl shouldn't be looked at as a fantasy, it should be approached with the full responsibilities of parenting.
Most mothers are very disappointed when their girlfriend is not a girlfriend; and yes, she is supposed to be a daughter and a mother has a huge responsibility, as a same sex parent, of raising a mature, independent woman.