You're Grounded Forever...But First, Let's Go Shopping (Paperback)

The Challenges Mothers Face with Their Daughters and Ten Timely Solutions

By Susan Shapiro Barash

Griffin, 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.