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.
Steve Biddulph, AM, is one of the world's best known parent educators. A psychologist for 30 years, he is now retired but continues to write and teach. His books, including Raising Boys, Raising Girls, Ten Things Girls Need Most and The New Manhood, are in four million homes and 31 languages around the world. Steve's work has influenced the way we look at childhood, the development of boys and men, the exploitation of girls and the misuse of young women globally.
Raising Girls in the Twenty-first Century
Simon & Schuster Australia
Author: Steve Biddulph