National Daughters Day is celebrated every year on September 25, and the day is to celebrate the gift of daughters. There is a popular Irish proverb, “son will be a son till he gets a wife, but a daughter will be a daughter for her whole life”. Every mom and dad will have a good relationship with their kids but they will have a special relationship with their daughter. In some developed countries, people love to have a baby girl and they loved to raise a girl.
At the same time in some countries, there is a stigma, that having a boy child is better than having a girl child. Even some people will kill their girl child when they born. This was the initial reason to celebrate the national daughters day.
History of the National Daughters Day
The idea for the national daughters day might have blossomed in India, in India there has always been a certain stigma that has attached to being a girl child. This may no longer be the case in the big and developed cities but still, it is widespread in India. A woman will be penalized when she gives birth to a girl child, and also some other developing countries often see a girl child as a burden.
Also, in the United States, there are some stigma exists, from the very beginning, society viewed women as inferior to men. But now the world has been changed and the stigma has changed. There is no authentic date in the history of the national daughters day, but the day was created to celebrate a girl child, their importance, and the bonding of a daughter with her parents.
Activities to Do On the National Daughters Day
- Read about admired daughters
The national daughters day is the best time to read beloved stories about admired stories like little women, the diary of Anne Frank, and etc. These amazing stories will give you a chance to read the dreams and thoughts of a daughter.
- Let her take the lead
The national daughters day is all about how great the daughters are, and on this day let them do whatever they desire. Bicycling in the park, spa day, whatever they desire just let them do it. If your daughter wants to hang with her crew and wants to have a pajama party, let her be. It is her day, so let them do all.
Why Everyone Loves the National Daughters Day?
- Daughters are versatile
Your daughter can do more than you think and know. In a single parent house, a daughter will keep the family functioning when mom or dad is at work. Daughters are great, they will cook, clean, and also they will help siblings with their homework.
- Mother and daughter love is great
There is a myth that goes along with the people, that is mothers and daughters do not get along, mothers and daughters are naturally competitive, mothers and daughters will argue because they are too much alike. But in fact, mothers and daughters will always have a special bonding, and the love of a mother towards her daughter will be much special.