The secret to raising girls who like themselves

Posted in Feed Play Love.

Today’s world is not kind to girls. They grow up being bombarded by social media and advertising telling them they need to be thin and beautiful. They face pressure to achieve in sport and school. Because of this pressure they have high rates of anxiety and depression.

Kasey Edwards and Dr Christopher Scanlon are writers and researchers who are also bringing up two girls. They want their daughters to be kind to themselves in a challenging world, and they’ve written a book to show us all how. It’s called Raising Girls Who Like Themselves; In a world that tells them they are flawed.

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