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Raising girls: why girls are different - and how to help them grow up happy and confident

Raising girls: why girls are different - and how to help them grow up happy and confident

Preuschoff, Gisela

A warm and inspiring read for parents. With contributions and foreword by Steve Biddulph, author of the groundbreaking Raising Boys, this book explores girls' emotional and physical development from ages 1 to 16. Every parent of girls aged between 1 and 16 will enjoy reading this informative and practical book. Steve Biddulph, author of the renowned bestseller Raising Boys, has contributed to the book and called it 'The best book on parenting girls I've ever seen.' It focuses on girls' emotional and physical development, their education, social conditioning and their relationship with parents and siblings. Psychologist and parenting author Gisela Preuschoff covers everything you need to know about girls from birth to teenage years, in this easy to follow guide which includes examples from real families. The book includes:- how girls and boys differ in behaviour and emotions- nurturing a girl's self-esteem and reducing fears- breaking out of the 'helpless girl' syndrome- how society conditions girls - avoiding gender stereotypes in toys etc- girls' experiences at preschool, single sex or co-ed- girls and maths and sciences - and how parents can encourage their daughters- teen issues and puberty- the importance of a father's relationship with his daughter

Book. English.
Published London: Thorsons, 2005
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Statement of responsibility: Gisela Preuschoff ; foreword by Steve Biddulph
ISBN: 000720485X, 9780007204854
Note: Formerly CIP.
Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Physical Description: xviii, 190 p. ; 20 cm.
Subject: Daughters.; Child rearing.

Author note

Gisela Preuschoff is a psychologist and parenting author. Three decades of experience as a family therapist - and as a mother - have given her the wisdom about parenting girls that she brings to this book.

Steve Biddulph is a gifted speaker and author whose groundbreaking book, Raising Boys, has been a multi-million copy bestseller all over the world. He lives in Tasmania

Description

A warm and inspiring read for parents. With contributions and foreword by Steve Biddulph, author of the groundbreaking Raising Boys, this book explores girls' emotional and physical development from ages 1 to 16.

Every parent of girls aged between 1 and 16 will enjoy reading this informative and practical book. Steve Biddulph, author of the renowned bestseller Raising Boys, has contributed to the book and called it 'The best book on parenting girls I've ever seen.' It focuses on girls' emotional and physical development, their education, social conditioning and their relationship with parents and siblings.

Psychologist and parenting author Gisela Preuschoff covers everything you need to know about girls from birth to teenage years, in this easy to follow guide which includes examples from real families.

The book includes:- how girls and boys differ in behaviour and emotions- nurturing a girl's self-esteem and reducing fears- breaking out of the 'helpless girl' syndrome- how society conditions girls - avoiding gender stereotypes in toys etc- girls' experiences at preschool, single sex or co-ed- girls and maths and sciences - and how parents can encourage their daughters- teen issues and puberty- the importance of a father's relationship with his daughter

Reviews

'The book has much that stirs up your thinking . We've made progress with girls, but as this excellent book points out, we still have a long way to go.' STEVE BIDDULPH

'Read it, even if you have boys.' Pru Goward, Sex Discrimination Commissioner, Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission