Dr James Dobson is recognized as an expert in family and child rearing issues. As the founder of Focus on the Family and noted author, many families rely on his books and radio shows to give insight into raising children and living life. This book Bringing Up Girls: Practical advice and encouragement for those shaping the next generation of women is an in-depth look at what makes the female gender special and how they need unique and real relationships to grow into healthy, fulfilled ladies.
This book is a candid, straight forward approach that deals with everything from how the musical icons of today, the Hollywood actresses and the toys of our culture are trying to shape and mold young girls to the influence of technology and friends on a girls purity and emotional health. As parents, it is our responsibility to re-take that job of training young girls and teaching them what it means to be ladies.
About the book
2011 Retailers Choice Award winner!
Bringing Up Boys by parenting expert and best-selling author Dr. James Dobson was, and continues to be, a runaway hit, selling more than 2 million copies to date. Now, Dr. Dobson presents his highly anticipated companion book: Bringing Up Girls. Based on extensive research, and handled with Dr. Dobson’s trademark down-to-earth approach, Bringing Up Girls will equip parents like you to face the challenges of raising your daughters to become healthy, happy, and successful women who overcome challenges specific to girls and women today and who ultimately excel in life.
About the Author
James C. Dobson, Ph.D., is founder and chairman emeritus of Focus on the Family, a nonprofit organization that produced his internationally syndicated radio programs, heard by more than 200 million people every day. A licensed psychologist and marriage, family, and child counselor, he earned a Ph.D. from the University of Southern California in the field of child development. The author of more than 30 books, including his most recent bestseller, Bringing Up Boys, he has been heavily involved in governmental activities related to the family. Dr. Dobson is married to Shirley and they reside in Colorado.
I received a copy of this book from the Tyndale Blog Network for the purpose of this review.