Swimming Upstream: Parenting Girls for Resilience in a Toxic Culture

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"Many of today's parents struggle with their approach in raising a healthy daughter within our complex culture. Never before have girls been faced with so many pressures to live up to confusing and often contradictory cultural expectations. These burdens are intense, newly evolving, and are affecting girls at earlier and earlier ages. As girls of all ages listen to the messages of popular culture, they gather that their worth is based upon a perfect appearance, the ability to gain attention and approval from others, and ...

Swimming Upstream: Parenting Girls for Resilience in a Toxic Culture 2015, Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN-13: 9780199391134

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