You're Grounded Forever...But First Let's Go Shopping: The Challenges Mothers Face with Their Daughters and Ten Timely Solutions

You're Grounded Forever...But First Let's Go Shopping: The Challenges Mothers Face with Their Daughters and Ten Timely Solutions

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by Susan Shapiro Barash
     
 

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Susan Shapiro Barash's provocative new book examines the most difficult challenges any woman faces when raising daughters: Are we spoiling them or being too rigid? Are we trying to be their friend or are we setting ourselves up as adversaries? Are we setting a good example, or are we a cautionary tale? In short, are we creating our own monsters? This book

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Susan Shapiro Barash's provocative new book examines the most difficult challenges any woman faces when raising daughters: Are we spoiling them or being too rigid? Are we trying to be their friend or are we setting ourselves up as adversaries? Are we setting a good example, or are we a cautionary tale? In short, are we creating our own monsters? This book explores:

* "What color would you like that Prada bag in?" (Material indulgence)

* "Do you need to be eating that?" (Fixations on food and weight)

* "Of course you can drink when you're home with me." (Lacking boundaries and rules)

* "Your closest friends are your biggest rivals." (Underestimating female friendships)

* "I'll just say you aren't feeling well." (Making excuses)

* And much more

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780312614225
Publisher:
St. Martin's Press
Publication date:
09/27/2011
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 8.30(h) x 0.90(d)

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Susan Shapiro Barash, is an established writer of nonfiction books on women's issues and teaches gender studies at Marymount Manhattan College. A well-recognized gender expert, Barash is frequently sought out by newspapers, television shows, and radio programs to comment on women's issues, and she blogs for the Huffington Post and Psychology Today.

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