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    Raising Girls: Why Girls are Different - And How to Help Them Grow Up Happy and Confident (Paperback) By (author) Gisela Preuschoff, Foreword by Steve Biddulph



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    DescriptionA warm and inspiring read for parents, this book explores girls' emotional and physical development from ages 1 to 16. Every parent of girls aged between 1 and 16 will enjoy reading this informative and practical book. It focuses on girls' emotional and physical development, their education, social conditioning and their relationship with parents and siblings. Psychologist and parenting author Gisela Preuschoff covers everything you need to know about girls from birth to teenage years, in this easy to follow guide which includes examples from real families. The book includes: - how girls and boys differ in behaviour and emotions - nurturing a girl's self-esteem and reducing fears - breaking out of the 'helpless girl' syndrome - how society conditions girls - avoiding gender stereotypes in toys etc - girls' experiences at preschool, single sex or co-ed - girls and maths and sciences - and how parents can encourage their daughters - teen issues and puberty - the importance of a father's relationship with his daughter

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    Raising Girls
    Why Girls are Different - And How to Help Them Grow Up Happy and Confident
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Gisela Preuschoff, Foreword by Steve Biddulph
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 208
    Width: 128 mm
    Height: 192 mm
    Thickness: 16 mm
    Weight: 181 g
    ISBN 13: 9780007204854
    ISBN 10: 000720485X

    BIC E4L: CHI
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T9.3
    BIC subject category V2: VFXC
    Ingram Subject Code: CF
    Ingram Theme: TOPC/FAMILY
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 27210
    DC22: 649.133
    BISAC V2.8: FAM034000
    Thema V1.0: VFXC
    Illustrations note
    40 b/w illus
    HarperCollins Publishers
    Imprint name
    Harper Thorsons
    Publication date
    01 August 2005
    Publication City/Country
    Author Information
    Gisela Preuschoff is a psychologist and parenting author. Three decades of experience as a family therapist - and as a mother - have given her the wisdom about parenting girls that she brings to this book.
    Review quote
    'Read it, even if you have boys.' Pru Goward, Sex Discrimination Commissioner, Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission