The Conscious Parent's Guide to Raising Girls (Paperback)

A mindful approach to raising a strong, confident daughter * Promote self-esteem * Build resilience * Improve communication (The Conscious Parent's Guides)

By Erika V. Shearin Karres, Rebecca Branstetter

Adams Media, 9781440599910, 240pp.

Publication Date: January 1, 2017

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Description

The tools you need to foster a positive, supportive relationship with your daughter!
 
Raising a confident, self-assured girl in today's world is complicated, but it can be done--with the help of The Conscious Parent's Guide to Raising Girls.

Inside, you'll find the strategies you need to help your daughter navigate through her world of school cliques, confusing media messages, and pressures to be a "good girl." With smart, comprehensive advice on the trials and triumphs of raising a daughter with patience, this concise guide explains how you can:
  • Deal with cliques, bullies, and peer pressure
  • Communicate effectively and sensitively with your daughter
  • Strengthen self-image, resist peer pressure, and promote self-esteem
  • Build emotionally healthy relationships
Rebecca Branstetter, PhD, and Erika V. Shearin Karres, EdD, provide you with the information and support you need for parenting with mindfulness, flexibility, and resilience. You'll be able to create a calm and centered emotional environment for raising well-adjusted, confident girls.


About the Author

Erika V. Shearin Karres, EdD, author of Mean Chicks, Cliques, and Dirty Tricks, is a well-known parenting expert and lecturer who has won numerous Outstanding Educator awards. She raised two daughters, one a gastroenterologist, the other a United Methodist minister, and inspired her two granddaughters, one a medical student and the other planning to enter law school. Dr. Erika lives in Chapel Hill, NC and Wilmington, NC.Rebecca Branstetter, PhD, is a child and adolescent psychologist and school psychologist in the San Francisco Bay Area. She works with kids who struggle in school, and writes about her experiences in her blog, Notes from the School Psychologist. She is the author of The Everything Guide to Children with Executive Functioning Disorder, The Conscious Parent's Guide to Executive Functioning Disorder, and The Conscious Parent's Guide to ADHD.