Raising Daughters

Think Twice About What Your Daughter Wears

By Christia S. Brown Ph.D.
Girls in grown-up, sexualized clothes rated as less intelligent and moral

Building Up Your Daughter's Self-Esteem

By Mary E. Pritchard Ph.D.
What I wish someone had told me as a girl

How Do I Raise Strong Daughters?

By Barbara Greenberg Ph.D.
I don't want weak daughters

What's the Matter With Our Daughters?

By Marilyn Wedge Ph.D.
The brightest girls are in the most trouble of all.

Are We Really What We (& Our Moms) Eat?

By Traci Stein Ph.D., MPH
Prenatal & Childhood Diet Can Impact Mental Health

Should Mothers Teach Daughters to Enjoy Sex?

By Stanton Peele Ph.D.
Sexual pleasure for women is the last frontier

Is your daughter a cyberbully? Here's how to tell.

By Lynn Schofield Clark Ph.D
Two teens charged with felony aggravated stalking online: What to tell your kids

Resist the temptation to look like your kids

By Susan Krauss Whitbourne Ph.D.
Is envy of the young driving you to try to look like one of them?

What to Do With Your Mother Once You're a Grown-Up

By Susan Heitler Ph.D.
As your mom and dad enter their autumn years, what's most important to you?

Does Matrimania Really Matter? The Case of Women and Their Disinterest in Science

By Bella DePaulo Ph.D.
Still another dark side of romance

Mommy, Chill Out

By Amy Przeworski Ph.D.
Wisdom from an empathic wonder child

Wisdom for Daughters

By Michael W. Austin Ph.D.
Seeking the best for our daughters

From Cute Little Girl To Boderline Personality

By Susan Heitler Ph.D.
Difficult daughters may show early signs of potential borderline patterns.

Breaking the Fantasy Bond with Our Mothers

By Lisa Firestone Ph.D.
The value of differentiating from the negative traits of our mothers.

Adolescence and the Power of Parental Prohibitions

By Carl E Pickhardt Ph.D.
Usually unpopular with adolescents, parental prohibitions can be of helpful use

How Close is Too Close in Mother-Daughter Relationships?

By Susan Newman Ph.D.
Should Moms and Daughters be BFFs?

A Girl's Name

By Debra Liese
When it came to naming my daughter, writer's block was the last thing I expected

Adoption Diary Pt. 3: My Daughter in Her Own Words

By Toni Bernhard J.D.
When she becomes a mother herself, my daughter makes peace with her past.

Without You, Dad, I Wouldn't Be the Person I Am Today

By Melanie Greenberg Ph.D.
Have we underestimated the importance of fathers for children's wellbeing?

8 Messages to Teach Young Women & Girls about Happiness

By Paula Davis-Laack J.D., M.A.P.P.
Lessons that build happiness, health & resilience in young women and girls

Girls, Technology, and the Classroom

By Ana Homayoun
Girls face greater challenges balancing digital learning with social networking.

Powerful Girls

By Lucie Hemmen Ph.D.
How parents can help teens access & assert power.

The Trouble With Bright Girls

By Heidi Grant Halvorson Ph.D.
For women, ability doesn’t always lead to confidence. Here’s why.

How Dads Shape Daughters’ Relationships

By Jennifer Kromberg PsyD
Dad creates a daughter's conscious and unconscious relationship expectations

Are You a Poor Communicator? How to Improve

By Preston Ni M.S.B.A.
Are You a Poor Communicator? Stop the Damage and Improve Relationships

Are Teen Girls Falling Flat From “Leaning In” Too Far?

By Ana Homayoun
The potentially detrimental effects of ambition, socialization and technology

What to Tell Your Daughter about Love and Sex

By Donna Barstow
How to talk about sex in the language of texting.

What We're Talking About When We Talk About Loose Girls

By Kerry Cohen
The truth behind 'the slut' is often not what you think

Gamers, Girlie Girls, and Tomboys

By Marilyn Wedge Ph.D.
What is Behind the Cultural Stereotypes of Teen Age Girls?