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Mystified by the situations girls face today?

There's a good reason, Mom. Our girls are growing up in a completely different world than we did. But whether your daughter is very young or a teenager, you can equip yourself with the wisdom and practical help she needs for the pressures and decisions ahead.

With keen insight and warm encouragement, Cheri Fuller shares how you can become a more welcome influence at every stage in your daughter's life. Drawing from her own experiences and the expertise of others, Cheri answers all the top questions, including:

  • How can I help my girl avoid the dangers of social media and navigate the digital world?
  • How can I counter society's unhealthy messages about body image and sexuality?
  • How can I help my daughter (and me!) deal with her emotional ups and downs?
  • What are the best ways to instill good values?
  • How can I help her grow a firm faith in God?

Filled with trustworthy suggestions, this book will help you steer your daughter toward becoming a healthy, confident young woman.

©2015 Cheri Fuller (P)2016 Tantor

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This book caught me just in time.

I could have missed the whole point of being a mother and accidentally ignored the symbols of my daughters language and live. She's just six and before this book I was treating her like a young woman before she's even left childhood. Forever busy with activities and fleeting, one sided chats, I forgot to listen to my daughter. I forgot she too is a person with her own dreams. This book has taught me so many beautiful approaches to mothering and made me excited to be a mother again rather than feeling it's all so exhausting. Thank you Cheri

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pray and prayer on and on

The beginning was very good but starting chapter 9 I couldn't listen anymore. So tired of her talking about praying in an excessive amount. I don't have anything against praying or religion because I am a religious person myself and I do pray. But what I thought I'd a very interesting and cute book turned in a very religious book.

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Yuck

I couldn’t even listen to this!! The narration was AWFUL. sounds like a robot reading this. Had to remove it from my library!

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Learned a lot!

Really enjoyed it! Made me cry often! Ha! Love the biblical aspect! Great book! I look at my daughters with new eyes and daily intention.

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Get past the reader

If you can get past the Siri like tone of the reader, then the book is amazing.

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Narrator sounds like Siri

Skip this book completely and listen to Dobson’s Bringing Up Girls instead. This book lacked substance and covered mostly common sense topics. My biggest disappointment was the narration sounds like Siri, Waze or Apple Maps, rather than a “human” narration — very unpleasant listening experience.

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Like a terrible robot voice

I am half way through the first chapter and can't get that into it because of this weird robot tone the reader has, too slow in certain spots, seems computer generated.

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Excellent book. Mechanical oration.

I absolutely loved this book. The lessons taught I will use time and time again over the years. I will read this book over and over again. However the narrator sounded so mechanical it was nearly distracting. she sounded less than human with her precise annunciation. That said, don't let the narrator keep you from listening to this book and the valuable lessons it holds. I highly recommend this book.

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Critical topic, poor, narrow analysis

Love that this touches on the vitalness of mother-daughter relationships, and ro idea very practical ways to ensure a healthy relationship. But this book droned on with overly specific thereby unnecessary details. It’s a listing of examples following each main idea, suggesting this book could’ve been easily and more effectively boiled down to a blog article. Dare I even say a listicle? Some of the ideas seem so basic that I’m not sure why they even made it onto the table for discussion, because I feel like if you’re the kind of who seeks out a book like this as a parenting resource, then you probably aren’t starting from ground zero, which is exactly where this author seems to keep going back to in her hyper-explanatory writing style.

On a side note, this narrator is absolutely painful to listen to. Monotonous, dry and in an oddly matronly tone, it makes the book even more challenging to get through. Save your time, save your money. There are better resources out there.

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Must for moms

Very good. A must for moms. This book made me more aware of the "other" things my daughter will need from me and how I can prepare for that.

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  • 01-07-19

fantastic advice will get the paperback version to

Great book lots of mom's sharing advice lots of tips and things to think about.

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  • 06-05-18

Good one time reader

Good one time reader. i would recommend to my friend to read too :-)
Can have more practical examples.