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The revised and updated edition of the bestselling parenting classic
Raising Girls in the Twenty-first Century is Steve Biddulph’s warm, wise and up-to-the-minute look at how to help your daughter – at every age, from baby to teen. Girls today need to be strong, but also keep their hearts open. Steve brings the very best help from around the globe to build girls’ self-belief in a world that often wants to tear them down.
In this revised and updated edition, you’ll learn how to raise your daughter to:
have a joyful childhood and not be forced to grow up too fast
navigate the fraught world of friends, peer pressure and bullying
be free and wild, to reduce anxiety, depression and self-harm
avoid technology addiction and other social media pitfalls
relate to boys with a clear head and strong heart
There is also a powerful new section on ‘#MeToo in School’, shining a light on the reality of childhood sexual harassment, and how best to help your daughter fight it. Filled with unforgettable stories that will bring you to tears, and offering clear, practical help, Raising Girls in the Twenty-first Century is not just a guidebook but a fierce call-to-arms. The world’s best guide to girlhood is now in your hands.
ISBN: 9781760851125 ISBN-10: 1760851124 Format:
Published: 1st May 2019 Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.4
Weight (kg): 0.49
Steve Biddulph was born in Yorkshire and lives in Australia with his wife and children. He has been a family therapist for over twenty years and his multi million selling books have been translated into ten languages. In the UK he lectures and gives annual workshops organised by the Parent Network Group. Biddulph has been hailed by The Times as a mixture between Doctor Spock and Billy
He was voted Father of the Year in 2000 for his work encouraging the role of fathers, and is Adjunct Professor in the school of psychology and counselling at Cairnmillar Institute, Melbourne. He has two grown up children, and lives in Tasmania with his wife and co-author Shaaron, and assorted wombats.