Ruth Bader Ginsburg's Legacy: 7 Things RBG Said Parents Should Do to Raise Strong Daughters by 30Seconds Mom

Ruth Bader Ginsburg's Legacy: 7 Things RBG Said Parents Should Do to Raise Strong Daughters

We mourn the loss of U.S. Supreme Court Justice and gender equality trailblazer Ruth Bader Ginsburg. In an article in The New York Times in 2016, Ginsburg shared “advice for living” and tips for parents who want to raise a strong, confident daughter who blazes her own path. In an article in Inc. that coincided with the launch of her book in 2018, My Own Words, Ginsburg said to have a trail-blazing daughter, parents need to do the following:

  • Foster a love of reading.
  • Teach them to be independent.
  • Encourage them to seek out great teachers.
  • Encourage them to turn a deaf ear when needed.
  • Encourage them to set aside their worries – and simply achieve.
  • Teach them that they can make their own luck.
  • Pray that they marry the right person.

Read more advice from Ruth Bader Ginsburg and raising daughters via Inc.

Photo: Ruth Bader Ginsburg Twitter

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Elisa Schmitz, 30Seconds
I love this! Ruth is such an inspiration!!
Katie Sloan
I have several friends raising strong, confident daughters!
Jessica Acree
This is one of those books I’d want on my shelf for my daughter to discover and read someday... 🙌🏼
Elisa Schmitz, 30Seconds
I am heartbroken over the death of our American icon Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Thank you for all you did to move us forward, RBG, and rest in peace knowing you made a huge difference in all of our lives. We are so grateful. Your legacy lives on in your children and in all of us.
Mike Prochaska
Loved her she such a badass! Even if you don’t agree with her policy’s u got to love the way she lives life

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