Books For Raising Girls
2. Rough Guide to Girl Stuff, by Kaz Cooke
This is a book that is probably directed more at the child than at the parent. (Blurb) “The Rough Guide to Girl Stuff” is packed with everything a girl needs to know to get her through the teen years. From friends, body changes, clothes school stress, exercise and sex to smoking, embarrassment, dieting, guys, drinking, drugs and heartbreak. Not to mention how to beat bullies and mean girls, earn money, find new friends and get on with your family.
3. Whats Happening To Our Girls, by Maggie Hamilton
(Blurb) 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 choice when it comes to careers, do so many just want to marry young and have babies?
4. Raising and Praising Girls, by Elizabeth Hartley Brewer
(Blurb)I n this practical, common-sense guide, Elizabeth Hartley-Brewer reveals why understanding and acknowledging girls’ unique sensibilities is the key to knowing how to award them with the right sort of praise. Using insightful, accessible tips, she shows parents how to:-
– Boost girls’ self-confidence and belief in themselves
– Be discriminating in their praise in order to maximise its effect
– Teach girls not to fear failure but to accept it and learn from it