In their efforts to juggle schoolwork and extracurriculars, family life and social lives, friends and frenemies, relationships online and IRL (in the real world), many girls begin to lose sight of who they really are, and instead work overtime to please their friends, parents, teachers, and others. Homayoun presents advice to empower both parents and girls to discover what true success and happiness means to them — and how to work to achieve it.Amazon Barnes & Noble Indie Bound
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The Myth of the Perfect Girl challenges both girls and the adults who care about them to deeply reflect on the most important issues girls will face as they reach their full potential.
Whether you’re the parent of an adolescent girl or a savvy young woman yourself, the insights in this book could just change your outlook… Ana Homayoun is the counselor, expert, and friend every parent — and girl — needs.
Offering fresh insights and vivid examples, Ana Homayoun … shows what parents and educators can do to help girls navigate these turbulent years with confidence and purpose.
Gratefully, Ana Homayoun poignantly spells out what’s going on, how it’s affecting our girls, and how grownups can help them negotiate the minefields.