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It's a Girl: Women Writers on Raising Daughters
     

It's a Girl: Women Writers on Raising Daughters

by Andrea J. Buchanan (Editor)
 

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The wide-ranging essays in this collection examine the mother-daughter bond and the experience of raising girls. Taking on topics like “princess power” (“Shining, Shimmering, Splendid”), adding a girl to a brood of boys (“Confessions of a Tomboy Mom”), dealing with a daughter's eating disorder (“The Food Rules”), and raising hardcore junior feminists (“Tough Girls”),

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The wide-ranging essays in this collection examine the mother-daughter bond and the experience of raising girls. Taking on topics like “princess power” (“Shining, Shimmering, Splendid”), adding a girl to a brood of boys (“Confessions of a Tomboy Mom”), dealing with a daughter's eating disorder (“The Food Rules”), and raising hardcore junior feminists (“Tough Girls”), the contributors explore the gap between their expectations about raising girls and the reality of the situation with wit, grace, and refreshing honesty.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781580051477
Publisher:
Da Capo Press
Publication date:
03/28/2006
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
5.54(w) x 7.04(h) x 0.81(d)

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