10 Things Girls Need Most is a companion interactive guide to Steve Biddulph’s best-selling book Raising Girls. It is.a guided journey of exercises, conversations, reflections and self-rating questionnaires that builds the inner capacities in a parent, targeted at each stage of their daughters growing up.
Every aspect – love and security in babyhood, mindfulness, setting boundaries, emotional well-being and emotional literacy, education and learning in primary and secondary school, friendship, puberty and adolescence, sexuality and sexualization, choosing partners and negotiating equality and respect.; in fact everything a father or mother needs to think about to be prepared and self-aware in providing for their growing girl.
Companion books for Steve’s other titles will follow but the urgency and immediacy of the crisis in girls’ mental health means this needs to be first off the ranks in April 2017..
About the author
Steve Biddulph is one of the world’s best known psychologists. He has campaigned for better lives for parents and kids for over 30 years. His books, Raising Girls, Raising Boys, Secrets of Happy Children and Manhood, give parents a sense of purpose and humour as well as confidence in their own good judgement.
If you have girls you must read this book, it will help you choose the best parenting path for you and your child, The risks to our daughters’ mental health are great and we must make changes. The battle for girlhood is one we should all be fighting.’ Lorraine Candy, The Sunday Times April 2017
‘Biddulph is electrifying.’ – The Telegraph
‘For me, Steve Biddulph is the man.’ – Libby Purves
‘The World is so different to when today’s parents were young that it’s almost impossible to know how to raise children safely and well in the modern world. This book could make a real difference.’ – Katie Fforde