Raising a Daughter: Parents and the Awakening of a Healthy Woman, Revised

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Girls are born believing that they can do anything, but our media-driven culture of mixed messages and conflicting values can make growing up a confusing and risky business. And for parents, it is a daunting responsibility to raise confident, independent daughters while still keeping them safe. Jeanne and Don Elium address such complex ...

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Overview

Girls are born believing that they can do anything, but our media-driven culture of mixed messages and conflicting values can make growing up a confusing and risky business. And for parents, it is a daunting responsibility to raise confident, independent daughters while still keeping them safe. Jeanne and Don Elium address such complex challenges as:
 
•  peer pressure and evolving social roles
•  emotional effects of physical changes
•  moodiness, eating disorders, and depression 
•  the consequences of early sexuality
•  the gender gap between girls and boys
•  new research on ADD and ADHD in girls
•  daughters and single parenting
 
Raising A Daughter guides parents through each stage of a girl’s development, from infant to toddler, through middle childhood, the teen years, and on into early adulthood. A bestseller since 1994, this newly revised classic offers a practical exploration of what it means to have a daughter, and a compassionate study of what it means to be a woman coming of age in today’s world.

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“It’s here! A girl-specific psychology for raising healthy daughters.”
—John Gray, author of Men Are from Mars, Women Are from Venus
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781587611766
  • Publisher: Ten Speed Press
  • Publication date: 3/15/2003
  • Edition description: Revised
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 432
  • Sales rank: 622,384
  • Product dimensions: 5.97 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.83 (d)

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