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The Everything Guide to Raising Adolescent Girls

Reassuring advice to help you and your daughter navigate these turbulent years

By Moira McCarthy with Mary E. Muscari, Ph.D., R.N.

Format: Paperback

SKU# Z1454

One minute she's screaming that she hates you and the next moment she's crying on your shoulder-an adolescent girl is a contradiction in terms: half-child, half-woman, all hormones. Though she may try and push you away, this is the time in her life when she needs your guidance the most. With the expert advice in The Everything Guide to Raising Adolescent Girls, you'll be able to give her that direction and help her overcome the obstacles she may be facing.

This essential guide shows you how to handle such sensitive adolescent issues as:

  • Dating and sex
  • Drugs and alcohol
  • Mean girls, cliques, and peer pressures
  • Self-esteem and confidence issues
  • Money and responsibilities
Like it or not, your daughter's life is changing and so is your relationship with her. Help her navigate this challenging life transition and equip her with the right tools to become a confident and happy woman!

Moira McCarthy is the mother of two girls-one having survived adolescence, the other in the midst of it. She is a writer and award-winning news reporter with more than twenty years of experience. McCarthy is the author of The Everything Parent's Guide to Children with Juvenile Diabetes. She has appeared on CNN, Larry King Live, and twice on the front page of the New York Times. She has contributed to Family-Life magazine and was a former editor at the renowned Boston Parent's Paper. She's been a playgroup coordinator, PTO president, carpool queen, and all the other skills today's mothers of teens need. She lives in Plymouth, MA.

Technical Reviewer: Mary E. Muscari, Ph.D., R.N., is a specialist in child health, mental health, and forensics. She has more than thirty years of experience working with children and teens. She has written or coauthored more than 100 publications, including Not My Kid: 21 Steps to Raising a Nonviolent Child, Not My Kid 2: Protecting Your Children from the 21 Threats of the 21st Century, and Let Kids be Kids: Rescuing Childhood. She lives in Hawley, PA.

SKU Z1454
Author/Speaker/Editor Moira McCarthy with Mary E. Muscari, Ph.D., R.N.
File/Trim Size 5-1/2 x 7-1/2
Format Paperback
ISBN 13 9781598694420
Number Of Pages 272

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