Why do girls giggle so much? Why does everything have to be pink? Why are they so scary once they hit puberty? How can I stop her from marrying an idiot?
All this and more is revealed, with some surprising conclusions about what we think we know about the differences between girls and boys, and taking a few bulls by the... read more
In today’s increasingly complicated world, it’s often difficult for parents to connect with their daughters–and especially so for fathers. In this unique and invaluable guide, Dr. Meg Meeker, a pediatrician with more than twenty years’ experience counseling girls, reveals that a young woman’s... read more
There has been a sudden and universal deterioration in girls' mental health, starting in primary school and devastating the teen years. Steve Biddulph's Raising Girls is both a guidebook and a call-to-arms for parents.
The five key stages of girlhood are laid out so that you know exactly what matters at which age, and h... read more
In this straightforward and thought-provoking book, psychologist and parenting author Gisela Preuschoff considers the understandings that parents require to raise girls today.
The book focusses on girls' emotional and physical development, their education, social conditioning and their relationships with parents and... read more
|Author:||Evelyn K Resh|
In "The Secret Lives of Teen Girls, " Evelyn Resh, the mother of a teenage daughter and a certified nurse-midwife specializing in the treatment of teenage girls, explores the mysterious world of female, adolescent sexuality and how parents--especially mothers--can help their daughters through this tumultuous time. Secrets div... read more
Girls Will Be Girls offers a comprehensive road map to the many emotional and physical challenges girls ages six to sixteen face in today's changing world. Author JoAnn Deak looks past the "scare" stories to those that enlighten parents and enable them to empower girls. She draws from the latest brain research on girls to il... read more
Why are girls as young as five years old concerned about their looks and addicted to shopping? Why are young teenage girls having sex and binge-drinking, responding to chat-room predators, and bullying their peers via email and text messages? Why are depression, cutting and eating disorders on the rise, and why, with so much ... read more
Provides effective guidelines to help parents raise daughters, explaining how to avoid sexual stereotypes, widen opportunities, enhance learning, and cultivate strong, spirited, and caring young women. Original.
|Author:||Ian & Mary Grant|
After the huge success of Growing Great Boys, comes this companion title focusing on girls. There are many issues today to challenge girls and their parents. This book gives support and advice to parents in the same way that Growing Great Boys has done. It follows the structure of the boys' book quite closely. It includes s... read more
|Author:||Girls' School Association|
The ultimate guide to raising girls.
Have you ever wondered why! / It's the end of the world if her best friend won't play with her? / She moans about wearing school uniform, then goes out dressed exactly the same as all the other girls? / She spends all day with her friends but still needs to talk to them all evening?... read more
Moms and daughters. They can go from best friends to mortal enemies with breakneck speed. From boyfriends to curfews and from outfits to eating habits, mothers and daughters often end up in conflict about everything. Now with Side by Side¸ mothers finally have a proven program to help navigate their relationship with t... read more
|Author:||Erin A. Munroe|
The average fifth-grade girl knows a cutter, a classmate with Asperger's syndrome, or has a friend with two fathers. Issues like these are big, and they are just drops in the bucket. A generation ago, we worried more about kidnapping and divorce than cyberbullying and prescription-drug abuse. With little personal experience i... read more
The perfect book for mums who want to share with their daughters and for daughters who can't always share with their mums...Dilvin Yasa left home knowing a lot about skydiving (her mother was an instructor) but very little about sex, drugs, sleazy men and establishing appropriate boundaries with the person who performs your p... read more
This is a follow-up to Michael Carr-Gregg's hugely popular "Surviving Adolescents". This time, he focuses on the special trials of raising adolescent girls: what to do when your previously quiet, beautiful and loving girl-child morphs into a restless, rebellious stranger who behaves like a responsible adult one day and a spoi... read more
|Author:||Martha B. Straus|
From anorexia to sex, from depression to pregnancy, the lives of teenage girls are often awash in rage and despair. Martha B. Straus, a seasoned therapist, describes how to reach the children behind this often frightening behaviour and how to help them cope. This title addresses topics such as: oppositional defiant disorder, ... read more
"Sugar and Spice and No Longer Nice" is a groundbreaking book that offers parents and teachers a primer for understanding and preventing the increasing incidents of physical violence - hazing, brutality, fighting, weapons, and murder by young girls. Written by Drs. Deborah Prothrow Stith and Howard R. Spivak the renowned Harv... read more
This is a guide to breaking the mother-daughter cycle of bad body image. Explores the origins of body image and how it is passed from generation to generation. Through conversations with numerous mothers, girls, and grown daughters as well as experiences with Chadwick's own daughter, readers will learn not only about the ... read more
The international bestseller Odd Girl Out exposed a hidden culture of cruelty that has always been quietly endured by girls. Through her travels, the author discovered that these girls wanted to talk - and they weren
|Author:||M Gigi Durham|
"Required reading for parents" ("St. Louis Post-Dispatch"), now with a new introduction by the author. Upon its hardcover publication, "The Lolita Effect" started a media sensation. Now, after the book has been featured on Fox, in "People" magazine, on Salon.com, and in print and online review venues all over the country, Ove... read more