Girl Talk: Mother-Daughter Conversations on Biblical Womanhood

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Crossway Books, 2005 - Religion - 222 pages
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Mothers and daughters have a lot to talk about. That’s how God designed it. A mother is her daughter’s first role model, teacher, and friend, and she carries the responsibility of passing on to her daughter a legacy of biblical womanhood.

Join mother-daughter team Carolyn Mahaney and Nicole Whitacre as they give you insights and suggestions on how to talk—really talk—to each other about what it means to become a godly woman. Tips and study questions make it easy for moms and their pre-teen and teenage daughters to read, share, discuss, and grow.

“The Mahaney women’s chatty and comfortable approach is deeply biblical and straightforward, connecting with all sorts of relationships, including single moms, stepmoms, adoptive families, and those in either healthy or challenging relationships.”
No‘l Piper, author of Treasuring God in Our Traditions

“This delightful read is filled with warmth, wit, and wisdom—and loads of practical ways to apply the gospel to real issues facing teen girls.… I am grateful for this call to mothers to pass the legacy of biblical womanhood to their daughters.”
Susan Hunt, Women in the Church Consultant, Presbyterian Church in America

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User Review  - crenie -

This is a great book to get started when your daughter is 8 years old. I started a little later, but chapters 15 through 19 were the meat for my daughter of 12. The girls eyes will be opened to the challenges they face in their teen years. Read full review

User Review  - Suzanne Murany -

A must have for mothers and daughters alike. beneficial for mums to read before their girls hit the teens, and then again to read with their teen-thus giving opportunity for open communication-some areas confronting BUT WORTH IT!!! Read full review

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About the author (2005)

Carolyn Mahaney is a wife, mother, and homemaker. Having spent over thirty years as a pastor's wife, Carolyn has spoken to women in many churches and conferences. She is the author of Feminine Appeal, Girl Talk, Shopping for Time and True Beauty. She blogs with her daughters at, a blog focused on biblical womanhood. Carolyn and her husband, C. J., are the parents of three married daughters and one son, and the happy grandparents to twelve grandchildren.

Nicole Whitacre is a wife and mother of four. She is the coauthor of Girl Talk, Shopping for Time, and True Beauty, and blogs with her mom and sisters at, a blog about biblical womanhood.

C. J. Mahaney is the senior pastor of Sovereign Grace Church of Louisville. He has written, edited and contributed to numerous books, including Proclaiming a Cross-Centered Theology; Don't Waste Your Sports; and Sex, Romance and the Glory of God. C. J. and his wife, Carolyn, are the parents of three married daughters and one son, and the happy grandparents to twelve grandchildren.

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