Raising Daughters

Raising Daughters

On bringing up girls into confident young women.

Think Twice About What Your Daughter Wears

Girls in grown-up, sexualized clothes rated as less intelligent and moral

Building Up Your Daughter's Self-Esteem

What I wish someone had told me as a girl

How Do I Raise Strong Daughters?

I don't want weak daughters

What's the Matter With Our Daughters?

The brightest girls are in the most trouble of all.

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

Prenatal & Childhood Diet Can Impact Mental Health

Should Mothers Teach Daughters to Enjoy Sex?

Sexual pleasure for women is the last frontier

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

Two teens charged with felony aggravated stalking online: What to tell your kids

Resist the temptation to look like your kids

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

As your parents age and sage, what kind of relationship do you want with them?

Mommy, Chill Out

Wisdom from an empathic wonder child

Wisdom for Daughters

Seeking the best for our daughters

From Cute Little Girl To Boderline Personality

Difficult daughters may show early signs of potential borderline patterns.

Breaking the Fantasy Bond with Our Mothers

The value of differentiating from the negative traits of our mothers.

Adolescence and the Power of Parental Prohibitions

Usually unpopular with adolescents, parental prohibitions can be of helpful use

A Girl's Name

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

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

Have we underestimated the importance of fathers for children's wellbeing?

8 Messages to Teach Young Women & Girls about Happiness

Lessons that build happiness, health & resilience in young women and girls

Girls, Technology, and the Classroom

Girls face greater challenges balancing digital learning with social networking.

Powerful Girls

How parents can help teens access & assert power.

The Trouble With Bright Girls

For women, ability doesn’t always lead to confidence. Here’s why.

How Dads Shape Daughters’ Relationships

Dad creates a daughter's conscious and unconscious relationship expectations

Are You a Poor Communicator? How to Improve

Are You a Poor Communicator? Stop the Damage and Improve Relationships

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

The potentially detrimental effects of ambition, socialization and technology

What to Tell Your Daughter about Love and Sex

How to talk about sex in the language of texting.

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

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

Gamers, Girlie Girls, and Tomboys

What is Behind the Cultural Stereotypes of Teen Age Girls?