As concerned adults, we all worry about raising girls with a strong sense of self-esteem.
We are reminded almost daily of the perilous journey girls face growing up, the very real dangers they confront in losing their sense of self, performing poorly in school, or becoming sexually active at a young age. But so far, few concrete solutions have been suggested besides “tell them they are great.”
Now there is Celebrating Girls. It offers a wide variety of everyday ways you can strengthen a girl’s sens of autonomy, instill pride in being female, and ensure confidence throughout her lifetime. Each chapter highlights an aspect of the passage from infancy to adolescence and demonstrates ordinary, yet vital things you can do to support hte uniqueness of the girl in your life.