You're Grounded Forever...But First, Let's Go Shopping

The Challenges Mothers Face with Their Daughters and Ten Timely Solutions

Susan Shapiro Barash

St. Martin's Press

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From the bestselling author of Toxic Friends, Little White Lies, Deep Dark Secrets, and Tripping the Prom Queen comes a book with comprehensive advice on how to avoid certain pitfalls and dilemmas that many women face on the road to raising daughters. In this book readers will learn:

 

*To create boundaries that are strong but not suffocating

*How to avoid the trap of material indulgence

*How mothers overemphasize beauty

*How fixated mothers are on food and weight

*How mothers give mixed messages about sex and romance

*How mothers send confusing messages about achievement and ambition

*The myth of the "model family"

 

Susan Shapiro Barash's provocative new book examines the most difficult challenges any woman faces when raising daughters.

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Chapter 1
I'll Just Say You Aren't Feeling Well
Making Excuses/Endless Explanations
Do you always find a way to make things work for your daughter?
Do you defend your daughter rather than address the problem?
Do you avoid confrontations with her at any cost?
Do you figure out a way to make your daughter look good?
Are you rewriting her story so she seems in the right?
If so, you are absolving your daughter, regardless of circumstances.
THIS PAST WEEK was particularly taxing. Your fifteen-year-old daughter was caught cutting school and your nineteen- year-old daughter,

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About the Author

Susan Shapiro Barash

SUSAN SHAPIRO BARASH is an established writer of nonfiction women’s issue books. She teaches gender studies at Marymount Manhattan College. A well-recognized gender expert, she is frequently sought out by newspapers, television shows, and radio programs to comment on women’s issues. She lives in New York City.

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You're Grounded Forever...But First, Let's Go Shopping
The Challenges Mothers Face with Their Daughters and Ten Timely Solutions
Susan Shapiro Barash

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St. Martin's Press
September 2010
e-Book Agency
ISBN: 9781429947473
ISBN10: 1429947470
304 pages
$7.99

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St. Martin's Press
St. Martin's Griffin
September 2011
Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780312614225
ISBN10: 0312614225
5 1/2 x 8 1/4 inches, 304 pages
$18.99
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