Girls have an instinctive ability for good verbal communication, nurturing and emotional intelligence but they need a simple and strong foundation from their parents to really grow into healthy adults. Raising Confident Girls is all about working with the essential character of girls to raise confident, communicative and successful women by showing you how to combine warmth and encouragement with routine and predictability in her life. Ian and Mary Grant have packed Raising Confident Girls with indispensable no-nonsense advice on raising girls from the pre-school years through to the challenging teens. With chapters on the nature of girls, the roles of mums and dads, and on the special challenges faced by single parents, plus hot tips, quotes and action labs to encourage parents to take a hands-on approach, this book will help you cultivate your daughter's natural talents to help her succeed in the game of life.
Ian Grant is one of New Zealand's best-known parenting experts. With his wife Mary, he runs Parents Inc., which hosts parenting seminars and programmes. Married for 42 years, they have three adult children, five grandsons and three granddaughters.