Pub Date: 2002-03-19 Pages: 224 Language: English Publisher: HarperCollins The pressures a girl experiences growing up today are more intense than ever before There are gender stereotypes to buck. narrow expectations to contend with. conflicting messages to make sense. of. A girl is told that its important to excel in school and pursue a career. but that she should also keep her voice down. watch her weight. and make sure that everyone else around her is happy.Strong. Smart. and Bold shows you how to raise a confident. courageous. and self-sufficient girl. Based on the successful approach of Girls Inc.. the nations leading empowerment organization for girls. this book offers proven techniques and compelling success stories to bring out a girls spirit as early as possible and to give her the self-assurance she needs to thrive in an increasingly complex and pressured world.Enc...
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In the tradition of such bestsellers as REVIVING OPHELIA and OPHELIA SPEAKS, STRONG, SMART AND BOLD goes to the next level by providing the actual methods and tools for raising girls to become confident, courageous and self-sufficient. Using the successful approach of Girls Inc - a US organization committed to reaching 1 million girls each year through its programmes, initiatives and partnerships - STRONG SMART AND BOLD weaves together personal stories, anecdotes, research findings, and interactive activities that equip a girl with important knowledge, key life skills and the confidence to accomplish her goals. Based on the Girls' Bill of Rights developed by Girls Inc, STRONG, SMART AND BOLD offers proven techniques and compelling success stories to bring out a girl's spirit as early as possible and give her the self-assurance she needs to thrive in an increasingly complex and pressured world. A dynamic approach to raising a healthy and assured woman, STRONG, SMART AND BOLD helps mothers empower girls to be their own best advocates and inspires them to discover, hold on to, and be proud of who they are.
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