Raising Girls: Why Girls Are Different--and How to Help Them Grow up Happy and Strong (Google eBook)

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Ten Speed Press, Nov 23, 2011 - Family & Relationships - 224 pages
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Daughters face unique developmental challenges that parents must understand to help their girls mature and thrive in today's world. RAISING GIRLS provides parents with concrete guidelines, delivered in a distilled and easy-to-read style, for approaching their daughters' upbringing. Author, psychologist, and family therapist Gisela Preuschoff contributes her own trials and errors as a mother in addition to the wisdom attained from decades of professional experience of counseling families. She explains the key emotional and physical aspects of girls' development and details ways to form a close parent-daughter bond. Discussions also include social conditioning, family dynamics, peer relationships, communication styles, self-esteem, and education issues relevant to each stage in a girl's life, from toddler to teen to young woman. RAISING GIRLS will teach parents how to get to know their daughters better, encourage their special talents, and help them live healthy, happy lives.
  

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Review: Raising Girls: Why Girls Are Different--and How to Help Them Grow up Happy and Strong

User Review  - Evelyn - Goodreads

It seems the author chose gender biased statistics to make her point and then she seconded that with her personal experience. My favorite being the statistic trying to "prove" girls are naturally ... Read full review

Review: Raising Girls: Why Girls Are Different--and How to Help Them Grow up Happy and Strong

User Review  - Rebecca - Goodreads

Ok. Some interesting stuff. Mostly common sense or extra... And dated. Read full review

Contents

Why Girls Are Different
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Developing Your Relationship with
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Chapter3zHerEaflyYears a
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HerErnoflonalVVofld r
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How Society Conditions Girls r
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Schools and Learning i
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Becoming a Young Woman I23
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Relationships in the Family r
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EpHogue r r
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About the author (2011)

GISELA PREUSCHOFF is a German psychologist and family therapist, a public speaker, and the author of more than 20 books in the fields of parenting, relationships, self-esteem, and communication. She lives in Germany.

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