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  • Published: 2 February 2021
  • ISBN: 9781760898953
  • Imprint: Penguin Random House Australia Audio
  • Format: Audio Download
  • Length: 8 hr 1 min
  • Narrators: Kasey Edwards, Michael Edwards
  • RRP: $32.99

Raising Girls Who Like Themselves




Discover the seven qualities that enable girls to thrive in a world that tells them they are flawed.

Nearly one in five girls aged 16-17 years meet the clinical criteria for depression.
One in fourteen young Australians (7%) aged 4-17 experienced an anxiety disorder.
These figures only get worse as our girls age with one in three women in Australia experiencing anxiety.

This indispensable guide will provide the tools to raising a girl who is happy and confident. Because when you raise a girl who likes herself, everything else follows.

> She will strive for excellence because she has faith in her ability to achieve it and the
confidence to pick herself up.
> She will nurture her physical and mental health because it's natural to care for something you love.
> She will insist on healthy relationships because she believes she deserves nothing less.
> She will be joyful and secure, knowing that her greatest friend and most capable ally is herself.

Packed with practical, evidence-based advice, Raising Girls Who Like Themselves details the seven qualities that enable girls to thrive and arm themselves against a world that tells them they are flawed.

1. A girl who likes herself has a power perspective
2. A girl who likes herself has body confidence
3. A girl who likes herself owns her body
4. A girl who likes herself is calm
5. A girl who likes herself is independent and masterful
6. A girl who likes herself has strong relationships
7. A girl who likes herself is herself

Free of parental guilt and grounded in research, Raising Girls Who Like Themselves is imbued with the warmth and wit of a mum and dad who are in the same parenting trenches as you, fighting for their daughters’ futures.

'Relatable + Practical + Real.' DANA KERFORD, URSTRONG
'A remarkable resource for mums and dads alike.' SARAH MCMAHON, BODYMATTERS AUSTRALASIA
'An indispensable guide.' BETTER READING

  • Published: 2 February 2021
  • ISBN: 9781760898953
  • Imprint: Penguin Random House Australia Audio
  • Format: Audio Download
  • Length: 8 hr 1 min
  • Narrators: Kasey Edwards, Michael Edwards
  • RRP: $32.99

About the authors

Kasey Edwards

Kasey Edwards is a leading Australian columnist and bestselling author of eight books, including Thirty Something and Over It. She mixes humour, heart and credible research to write about issues such as raising children, work satisfaction, motherhood and body image. She has a wide readership, with an audience of over 10 million worldwide, and is a passionate champion for girls and women.

Christopher Scanlon

Christopher Scanlon is a writer, essayist and academic. His work has appeared in The Age, The Sydney Morning Herald, The Australian, The Conversation, The Monthly and Overland. He edited Arena Magazine for ten years. He co-wrote the young-adult fantasy series 'The Chess Raven Chronicles' with his wife Kasey Edwards under the pen-name Violet Grace. Christopher has a PhD in politics from Monash University and teaches in the Communications program at Deakin University.

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