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Steve Biddulph's Raising Girls : From Babyhood to Womanhood - Helping your Daughter to Grow Up Wise, Warm and Strong - Steve Biddulph

Steve Biddulph's Raising Girls

From Babyhood to Womanhood - Helping your Daughter to Grow Up Wise, Warm and Strong

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Published: 2nd January 2013
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Steve Biddulph's Raising Boys was a global phenomenon. The first book in a generation to look at boys' specific needs, parents loved its clarity and warm insights into their sons' inner world. But today, things have changed. It's girls that are in trouble.

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 how to build strength and connectedness into your daughter from infancy onwards. Raising Girls is both fierce and tender in its mission to help girls more at every age. It's a book for parents who love their daughters deeply, whether they are newborns, teenagers, young women - or anywhere in between.

At last, there is a clear map of girls' minds that accepts no limitations, narrow roles or selling-out of your daughter's potential or uniqueness. Steve Biddulph's Raising Girls explores how to help your daughter feel secure, become an explorer, get along with others, find her soul, and become a woman.

All the hazards are signposted - bullying, eating disorders, body image and depression, social media harms and helps - as are concrete and simple measures for both mums and dads to help prevent their daughters from becoming victims. Parenthood is restored to an exciting journey, not one worry after another, as it's so often portrayed.

Steve includes many of the world's leading voices on girls' needs and makes their ideas clear and simple, adding his own humour and experience through unforgettable stories. Even the beautiful and moving illustrations, by Kimio Kubo, provide unique and moving glimpses into the inner lives of girls.

Along with his fellow psychologists worldwide, Steve is angry at the exploitation and harm being done to girls today. With Raising Girls he strives to spark a movement to end the trashing of girlhood; equipparents to deal with the modern world, and getting the media off the backs of our daughters.

Raising Girls is powerful, practical and positive. Parents will be strengthened by its message.

About the Author

STteve Biddulph is one of the world's best-known parenting authors, with books in four million homes and 24 languages. He has been a family psychologist for more than 30 years and has been voted Australian Father of the Year by the Australian Father's Day Council. He lives in Tasmania, Australia.

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A must for all new parents of Girls

By Luke - new dad

from Adelaide, AU

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  • Deserves Multiple Readings
  • Easy To Read
  • Informative
  • Well Written

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    Well researched and supported arguments, with very down to earth approaches. Provides stratergies to assist parenting right through out your daughters life.

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    from Kangaroo Island

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    Pros

    • Deserves Multiple Readings
    • Easy To Read
    • Informative
    • Well Written

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      Steve Bidulph is a well qualified expert and experienced parent with street cred. His books are easy to read and informative and "Raising girls" is no exception.

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      ISBN: 9781921462351
      ISBN-10: 1921462353
      Audience: General
      Format: Paperback
      Language: English
      Number Of Pages: 224
      Published: 2nd January 2013
      Publisher: Finch Publishing
      Dimensions (cm): 23.0 x 15.7  x 1.4
      Weight (kg): 0.48