Girls Will Be Girls

Girls Will Be Girls Now available in paperback is a bold, fresh, and timely work that offers parents humor, understanding, parenting philosophy, and well founded pearls of wisdom Michael G Thompson, Ph.D., coauthor of Raising CainMary Pipher told us about the problems girls face in Reviving Ophelia now in Girls Will Be Girls, JoAnn Deak gives us the solutions Deak looks past the scare stories to those that enlighten parents and enable them to empower girls She draws from the latest brain research on girls to illustrate the exciting new ways in which we can help our daughters learn and thrive Most telling of all, she gives us the voices of girls themselves as they struggle with body image, self esteem, intellectual growth, peer pressure, and media messages The result is a masterly book that addresses the key issues for girls growing up one that fulfills a desperate need for clear guiding principles to help mothers, fathers, and their daughters navigate this chaotic contemporary culture. Read Girls Will Be Girls Author JoAnn Deak – cricketworldcuplivestreaming.com

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  • Paperback
  • 304 pages
  • Girls Will Be Girls
  • JoAnn Deak
  • English
  • 18 February 2017
  • 0786886579

10 thoughts on “Girls Will Be Girls

  1. says:

    This book had a lot of good information some of it new and some of it a good articulation of what I remember from my own childhood and adolescence Her penchant for naming stages issues situations and labeling endlessly gets a little tiresome and her lack of supporting documentation evidence is a concerning, but on the whole it s a good book to get any parent of daughters in a good mind frame to tackle the task I like her pragmatic approach and validation of the different social emotional sta This book had a lot of good information some of it new and some of it a good a...

  2. says:

    An engaging look at the physiological and psychological inner workings of a girl Very insightful chapters on layering life experiences, mothers and daughters, fathers and daughters, society s expectations including girls being pleasers and the danger of that, and the magic of doing Especially loved the Pearls of Wisdom summary boxes at the end of each chapter Took to heart the advice that 2nd grade girls try out friends like flavors of the day 21 flavors Baskin Robbins , and why that is go An engaging look at the physiological and psychological inner workings of a girl Very insightful chapters on layering life experiences, mothers and daughters, fathers and daughters, society s expectations including...

  3. says:

    i attended a seminar on the neurobiology of girls given by dr deak in november 2007 and was enlightened and impressed there is so much to know about the ways our brains function she has specialized and written about adole...

  4. says:

    ok so I haven t read the whole thing, it is a tough read for me, I have fallen asleep nearly every attempt to go straight through it But that said, I decided to skim it today before returning it to the library after 2 months , and found some good info But it is well hidden I didn t want a college psychology course, just some good info and advice.For my own reference, here are my notes Be specific with praise not good girl Use praise with punishment as acomplete discipline Adjust y ok so I haven t read the whole thing, it is a tough read for me, I have fallen asleep nearly every attempt to go straight through it But that said, I decided to skim it today before returning it to the library after 2 months , and found some good info But it is well hidden I didn t want a college psychology course, just some good info and advice.For my own reference, here are my notes Be specific with praise not good girl Use praise with punishment as acomplete discipline Adjust your response to her personallity, temperament, sensitivity and to the situation Self Esteem Competence, Confidence, and Connectedness Stages of social development 0 2 self awareness 2 3 Parallel play, not collaberative interaction give them each a toy 3 6 Interactive play, cooperative 6 8 Transitory firendships, encourage play with many different girls 8 10 Friendship clusters 10 12 BF s 12 14 Cliques 14 Interest based friendships Universal Acceptance How...

  5. says:

    To be honest, I never had the chance to finish reading this book I got about halfway through before I needed to give it back to the woman who d loaned it to me, and I haven t had the chance to revisit it.I read through the author s analysis of pre teens tweens, she called them and the information I read up to that point was interesting and enlightening I was a young girl once, I was there, I lived through it But my experience was and will be very different from my d...

  6. says:

    I m going to go ahead with my review even though I still have about 40 pages leftI worry a lot about how to help my girls grow up to be strong and confident in today s world I worry about losing touch with them when they become teens and I worry about how to still be a parent but to give them room to grow and develop their own opinons and strength and lives I had hoped this book would teach me something about what I can expect and how to be a better parent for them now and later Let me say I m going to go ahead with my review even though I still have about 40 pages leftI worry a lot about how to help my girls grow up to be strong and confident in today s world I worry about losing touch with them when they become teens and I worry about how to still be a parent but to give them room to grow and develop their own opinons and strength and lives I had hoped this book would teach me something about what I can expect and how to be a better parent for them now and later Let me say tha...

  7. says:

    There are several gems of wisdom contained in this book It can certainly help parents to refrain from being overly reactive most situations, however emotionally charged they appear at the moment, do tend to resolve themselves It can help parents to understand that quite often they should not resolve problems for their daughters but rather ask the right guiding questions to help them determine their own course It can also help parents to identify where they might be on the spectrum of relatio There are several gems of wisdom contained in this book It can certainly help parents to refrain from being overly reactive most situations, however emotionally charged they appear at the moment, do tend to resolve themselves It can help parents to understand that quite often they should not resolve problems for their daughters but rather ask the right guiding questions to help them determine their own course It can also help parents to identify where they might be on the spectrum of relationship with daughters disconnected synergy enmeshed and take corrective measures in their actions and communications.The description on page 58 of the perils of engaging in excessive praise s...

  8. says:

    Imagine sitting down with the earnest and apple cheeked school counselor of your middle school She reassures you that you re completely normal, makes a few embarrassing comments, pats your knee, and you leave rolling your eyes a little, but feeling like you can manage another day That s the tone of this book goofy platitudes and dumb alliterative mnemonics disguising quite a bit of good information on girls social and emotional development.It talks a little about young girls and their brain Imagine sitting down with the earnest and apple cheeked school counselor of your middle school She reassures you that you re completely normal, makes a few emba...

  9. says:

    This book has been rather instructive and enlightening Having gone through this myself, I was able to reflect upon past stages of growth as well as work through my current stage of growth in the physical, emotional, and social arenas Understanding the fundamental differences between the genders, understanding the impact parents and same sex friends hav...

  10. says:

    I heard JoAnn speak at a conference and thought she was quite brilliant and very, very witty Read part of this when I got it a few years ago and have now put it in the bathroom to be read in short stints.UPDATE Not the quickest way to read a book, but I found so much of this thought provoking and useful As the mother of a not always very confident young teen and dorm mother to scores of other girls over the years, I was eager to lap up all the suggestions I loved the idea of the biking proj I heard JoAnn speak at a conference and thought she was quite brilliant and very, very witty Read part of this when I got it a few years ago and have now put it in the bathroom to be read in short stints.UPDATE Not the quickest way to read a book, ...

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