She's growing up so fast and you want to be the loving parent she needs---so discover what makes your daughter "tick"! Adolescent counselors Trevathan and Goff provide insight into developmental stages from infancy through age 19; communication tips, wisdom on dealing with s elf-destructive behaviors like eating disorders, cutting, and alcohol abuse; and more. 192 pages, softcover from Zondervan.
My six-year-old fusses with her hair for hours. Is this normal? Yesterday my seventh grader was all sunshine. Today shes wearing black and wont leave her room. Im worried my teenager may have an eating disorder. In todays complex world, parenting a girl is harder than ever. It takes more than love. It takes insight into the things that make your daughter tick as she grows from childhood to young adulthood. Drawing on the authors fifty-plus years of combined counseling experience, Raising Girls takes you inside the mind and soul of your girl. Youll obtain seasoned, expert insights on Your daughters different stages of development from ages zero to nineteen How you can effectively relate to her at each stage What is normal behavior, what isnt, and when and how to intervene How to deal with self-destructive behavior such as eating disorders, cutting, or experimentation with alcohol
and much more Spiced with stories, humor, and much reassurance, Raising Girls will help you encourage your daughter, challenge her, love her, and help her discover who God is creating her to be.
Melissa Trevathan has been a youth director, a teacher, a retreat leader, and is now the founder and executive director of Daystar Counseling Ministries in Nashville. She's worked with kids, teenagers, and adults for over 40 years. She's been a guest on TV and radio programs in the US and Canada, and cowrote two other books with Sissy Goff. When she isn't counseling, writing, or teaching seminars, she hangs out with her old English sheepdog, Molasses.
Sissy Goff has been the director of child and adolescent counseling at Daystar since 1993. She's been a guest on TV and radio programs across the US and Canada and speaks at churches, schools, youth conventions, and parenting seminars. She's written for CCM magazine and cowrote two other books with Melissa Trevathan. Sissy lives in Nashville with her little Maltese, Noel.