Daddy’s little girl – David Beckham says he’s tougher on his sons than his daughter

He may be one of the strongest dads on the planet, but it’s clear that David Beckham has an extremely adorable soft spot for his four-year-old daughter, Harper. In his latest interview, the star admits something many parents can relate to – as much as he tries, he doesn’t treat his children all the same.

And, when it comes to discipline, it seems Harper’s sweet smile may be keeping her out of the naughty corner in the Beckham residence.

David has never been shy to show the world that his daughter is the apple of his eye. While he is also a proud and devoted father to three boys, Brooklyn, 16, Romeo, 13 and Cruz, 10, David recently revealed that there is a different standard of strictness in his household.

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“I have no power with that little girl — no power whatsoever,” Beckham recently told Entertainment Tonight. “I love all my children, of course, equally. But I’m definitely stricter with the boys than I am Harper, which gets me in trouble with my wife.”

If David and Harper’s latest Instagram antics are anything to go by, it also quite evident that Harper calls most of the shots. David has recently been snapped playing tea party, wearing makeup and even showcasing a new “pretty girl Harper” tattoo in her honour.

I will be the first to admit that the way we discipline our children varies slightly between our son and daughter. What about you? Do you find that your parenting style and discipline methods changes depending on the child?

Who calls the shots in your household?

(via Today, images via Instagram)

 

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