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You're Grounded Forever... But First Let's Go Shopping

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You're Grounded Forever... But First Let's Go Shopping

The Challenges Mothers Face with Their Daughters and Ten Timely Solutions

By Susan Shapiro Barash

Griffin, Paperback, 9780312614225, 282pp.

Publication Date: September 27, 2011


Susan Shapiro Barash’s provocative new book examines the most difficult challenges any woman faces when raising daughters: Are we spoiling them or being too rigid? Are we trying to be their friend or are we setting ourselves up as adversaries? Are we setting a good example, or are we a cautionary tale? In short, are we creating our own monsters?  This book explores: 

*    “What color would you like that Prada bag in?” (Material indulgence)

*      "Do you need to be eating that?" (Fixations on food and weight)

*      "Of course you can drink when you're home with me."  (Lacking boundaries and rules)

*      "Your closest friends are your biggest rivals." (Underestimating female friendships)

*      "I'll just say you aren't feeling well."  (Making excuses)

*      And much more

About the Author
Susan Shapiro Barash, is an established writer of nonfiction books on women's issues and teaches gender studies at Marymount Manhattan College. A well-recognized gender expert, Barash is frequently sought out by newspapers, television shows, and radio programs to comment on women's issues, and she blogs for the "Huffington Post" and "Psychology Today."