Little Girls Can Be Mean

Author: Michelle Anthony, M.A., Ph.D.
Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin
ISBN: 1429964804
Release Date: 2010-08-17
Genre: Family & Relationships

Worried about mean girls? Help your daughter respond and react to bullying where it starts---in elementary school As experts in developmental psychology and each a mother of three, Dr. Michelle Anthony and Dr. Reyna Lindert began noticing an alarming pattern of social struggle among girls as young as five, including their own daughters. In today's world, it is likely that your daughter has been faced with bullying and friendship issues, too---and perhaps you're at a loss for how to guide her through these situations effectively. Little Girls Can Be Mean is the first book to tackle the unique social struggles of elementary-aged girls, giving you the tools you need to help your daughter become stronger, happier, and better able to enjoy her friendships at school and beyond. Dr. Anthony and Dr. Lindert offer an easy-to-follow, 4-step plan to help you become a problem-solving partner with your child, including tips and insights that girls can use on their own to confront social difficulties in an empowered way. Whether your daughter is just starting grade school or is already on her way to junior high, you'll learn how to: OBSERVE the social situation with new eyes CONNECT with your child in a new way GUIDE your child with simple, compassionate strategies SUPPORT your daughter to act more independently to face the social issue By focusing squarely on the issues and needs of girls in the years before adolescence, Little Girls Can Be Mean is the essential, go-to guide for any parent or educator of girls in grades K-6.

4 Steps to Bully Proof Girls in the Early Grades

Author: Michelle Anthony, M.A., Ph.D.
Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin
ISBN: 9781429958813
Release Date: 2011-07-19
Genre: Family & Relationships

Previously published as part of LITTLE GIRLS CAN BE MEAN. Worried about mean girls? Help your daughter respond and react to bullying where it starts---in elementary school. As experts in developmental psychology and each a mother of three, Dr. Michelle Anthony and Dr. Reyna Lindert began noticing an alarming pattern of social struggle among girls as young as five, including their own daughters. In today's world, it is likely that your daughter has been faced with bullying and friendship issues, too---and perhaps you're at a loss for how to guide her through these situations effectively. In 4 STEPS TO BULLY-PROOF GIRLS IN THE EARLY GRADE, Dr. Michelle Anthony and Dr. Reyna Lindert offer an easy-to-follow, 4-step plan to help you become a problem-solving partner with your child, including tips and insights that girls can use on their own to confront social difficulties in an empowered way. Whether your daughter is just starting grade school or is already on her way to junior high, you'll learn how to: • GUIDE your child with simple, compassionate strategies • SUPPORT your daughter to act more independently to face the social issue

American Girls

Author: Nancy Jo Sales
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 9780385353939
Release Date: 2016-02-23
Genre: Family & Relationships

A New York Times Bestseller Instagram. Whisper. Yik Yak. YouTube. Kik. Ask.fm. Tinder. The dominant force in the lives of girls coming of age in America today is social media. What it is doing to an entire generation of young women is the subject of award-winning Vanity Fair writer Nancy Jo Sales’s riveting and explosive American Girls. With extraordinary intimacy and precision, Sales captures what it feels like to be a girl in America today. From Montclair to Manhattan and Los Angeles, from Florida and Arizona to Texas and Kentucky, Sales crisscrossed the country, speaking to more than two hundred girls, ages thirteen to nineteen, and documenting a massive change in the way girls are growing up, a phenomenon that transcends race, geography, and household income. American Girls provides a disturbing portrait of the end of childhood as we know it and of the inexorable and ubiquitous experience of a new kind of adolescence—one dominated by new social and sexual norms, where a girl’s first crushes and experiences of longing and romance occur in an accelerated electronic environment; where issues of identity and self-esteem are magnified and transformed by social platforms that provide instantaneous judgment. What does it mean to be a girl in America in 2016? It means coming of age online in a hypersexualized culture that has normalized extreme behavior, from pornography to the casual exchange of nude photographs; a culture rife with a virulent new strain of sexism and a sometimes self-undermining notion of feminist empowerment; a culture in which teenagers are spending so much time on technology and social media that they are not developing basic communication skills. From beauty gurus to slut-shaming to a disconcerting trend of exhibitionism, Nancy Jo Sales provides a shocking window into the troubling world of today’s teenage girls. Provocative and urgent, American Girls is destined to ignite a much-needed conversation about how we can help our daughters and sons negotiate unprecedented new challenges.

It s OK to Go Up the Slide

Author: Heather Shumaker
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9780698175471
Release Date: 2016-03-08
Genre: Family & Relationships

When it comes to parenting, sometimes you have to trust your gut. With her first book, It’s OK Not to Share, Heather Shumaker overturned all the conventional rules of parenting with her “renegade rules” for raising competent and compassionate kids. In It’s Ok To Go Up the Slide, Shumaker takes on new hot-button issues with renegade rules such as: - Recess Is A Right - It’s Ok Not To Kiss Grandma - Ban Homework in Elementary School - Safety Second - Don’t Force Participation Shumaker also offers broader guidance on how parents can control their own fears and move from an overscheduled life to one of more free play. Parenting can too often be reduced to shuttling kids between enrichment classes, but Shumaker challenges parents to reevaluate how they’re spending their precious family time. This book helps parents help their kids develop important life skills in an age-appropriate way. Most important, parents must model these skills, whether it’s technology use, confronting conflict, or coping emotionally with setbacks. Sometimes being a good parent means breaking all the rules. From the Trade Paperback edition.

Metaphors Maps and Mirrors

Author: Carol K. Ingall
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 1567503012
Release Date: 1997-01-01
Genre: Education

REVIEW: . . . Students of educational theory and practice will enjoy-and learn from-this brief but enlightening and readable book. Recommended for upper-division undergraduates, graduate students, faculty, and practitioners. . . - September 98 CHOICE The four teachers in this study teach diverse subjects in a variety of settings. Although definitions of moral education are shaped by their backgrounds, their institutions, their perceptions of their students' needs, and their disciplines, all of the teachers consider moral education to be central to their work. For all four, the moral prototype serves as an appeal to the students' imagination, an opportunity to build connectedness and, most important, an invitation to young people to transcend themselves.

The First Mile

Author: Scott D. Anthony
Publisher: Harvard Business Review Press
ISBN: 9781625270566
Release Date: 2014-04-01
Genre: Business & Economics

You have a great idea, now what? That first mile—where an innovation moves from an idea on paper to the market—is often plagued by failure. In fact, less than one percent of ideas launched by big companies end up having real impact. The ideas aren’t the problem. It’s the process. The First Mile focuses on the critical moment when an innovator moves from planning to reality. It is a perilous place where hidden traps snare entrepreneurs and roadblocks slow innovators inside large companies. In this practical and enlightening manual, strategic adviser Scott Anthony equips innovators with new tools, questions, and examples to speed through this crucial early stage of innovation. You’ll learn: • How to evaluate your idea’s strengths and weaknesses using the “DEFT” process—Document, Evaluate, Focus, and Test • Fourteen recipes from an “experiment cookbook” to gain confidence in your idea or business • Why “spinouts,” “wrong turns,” and other challenges commonly trip up innovation—and the practical strategies you can use to avoid them • Why innovators need to seek chaos in an age of constant change—and other essential leadership skills Drawing on his decade of experience as an innovation adviser and investor, Anthony describes hard-won lessons from disruptive start-ups and global giants alike. The First Mile will give you the knowledge and confidence to travel this perilous—but ultimately promising—terrain. The first mile can be a scary place, but you don’t have to traverse it alone. This book can help.

The Sheik and the Christmas Bride

Author: Susan Mallery
Publisher: Silhouette
ISBN: 9781426808234
Release Date: 2007-11-01
Genre: Fiction

FROM ROYAL NANNY TO PRINCESS BRIDE? Dedicated teacher Kayleen James was determined to safeguard the future of her orphaned students-even if it meant defying Prince As'ad of El Deharia himself! But the seductive ruler stunned her by offering to adopt the three little girls. On one condition... Suddenly As'ad was a single father in desperate need of a nanny, and Kayleen was the only woman for the job. Soon the palace was in an uproar-all because of the spirited redhead. Losing his heart wasn't part of the arrangement, until Kayleen showed the honor-bound sheik what he'd been missing. Could he convince her that she belonged in his exotic desert kingdom as his princess-and his wife?

Married under the Influence

Author: Harmony Rose
Publisher: Archway Publishing
ISBN: 9781480810518
Release Date: 2014-09-08
Genre: Biography & Autobiography

As the wife of an alcoholic, author Harmony Rose searched for some validity to her emotions: she didn’t want to feel crazy anymore or continue to carry the shame and blame that came with her husband’s alcoholism. In Married under the Influence, she shares her story of living year after year with a husband who is an alcoholic. With excerpts from her journal entries, Rose tells how all she ever wanted was to be loved by the man she had given her heart to, but she had no idea how to reach him, even briefly contemplating suicide. Then, she had a spiritual awakening that changed their lives forever. She tells the details of her journey to not only help her understand and heal, but to help others. Including interviews with recovering alcoholics and with other wives whose husbands are alcoholics, Married under the Influence offers stories of strength, love, and hope. It shows how forgiveness can free you from your own emotional prison and how loving unconditionally doesn’t have to mean losing yourself.

Contemporary Authors New Revision Series

Author: Jeffery Chapman
Publisher: Gale / Cengage Learning
ISBN: 0787612014
Release Date: 1997-11-05
Genre: Biography & Autobiography

In response to the escalating need for up-to-date information on writers, Contemporary Authorsо New Revision Series brings researchers the most recent data on the world's most-popular authors. These exciting and unique author profiles are essential to you

Guys Like Girls Who

Author: Chad Eastham
Publisher: Thomas Nelson
ISBN: 9781418573171
Release Date: 2008-09-30
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Every girl has wondered how they need to act or what they need to do to get a certain boy's attention. Now they can know! Chad Eastham will encourage girls to be confident in who they are and Whose they are. Girls need to know that they are treasures to be adored and that how she feels about herself is how guys will treat her. Chapter titles add fun and interest to this life-altering message. Guys Like Girls Who . . . Wear Jeans (comfortable with who they are and Whose they are) Know the Future (understand there is a 96% chance this is not the boy they will marry so don't act like they are) Leave Us Alone (have their own hobbies) Can Spell (can say "no") Eat Tofu (live a healthy lifestyle)

Bloody Bones

Author: Laurell K. Hamilton
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781101146538
Release Date: 2002-09-26
Genre: Fiction

For the first time in trade paperback: the fifth novel in the #1 New York Times bestselling series. When Branson, Missouri, is hit with a death wave? four unsolved murders?it doesn?t take an expert to realize that all is not well. But luckily for the locals, Anita Blake is an expert in the kinds of preternatural goings-on that have everyone spooked. And she?s got an ?in? with the creature that can make sense of the slayings??the sexy master vampire known as Jean-Claude. From the Trade Paperback edition.

Mean Girls

Author: Hayley DiMarco
Publisher: Baker Books
ISBN: 9781585581276
Release Date: 2008-10-01
Genre: Young Adult Nonfiction

Why is it so tough to be a girl? Whether it's at school, in the mall, or even online, girls are mean to each other. Most girls will admit that they have been a victim of a mean girl. In fact, many will say that all girls are basically mean. Whether they're teasing a girl because of how she looks, making up rumors to torment others, or launching an online campaign to destroy their target, girls can be just plain ruthless. This one-of-a-kind book has helped end the cycle of meanness for tens of thousands of girls. Mean Girls is a call to spiritual strength. A call to stand firm. It calls girls to face the beasts in their lives head on. In short, it's the answer girls need for the problem they never thought could go away. This completely revised edition of Mean Girls will reach junior highers and high schoolers where they are with the help and advice they crave. It has been redesigned inside and out to match the award-winning look of DiMarco's other popular books.

Little Miss Big Girl

Author: Jeneen Stewart Hunter
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
ISBN: 9781469108445
Release Date: 2008-08-20
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Because today shes your little girl, and not yet a teen, but shes yours forever Little miss big girl is an informative, entertaining, and delightful book for todays girly girls. This book was created to help little girls make that big transition from little girl to well rounded young ladies, encouraging a strong sense of self worth and the development of leadership capabilities. Little miss Big Girl is inspired of old school values, and morals, teaching our girls how to stick to the rules we grew up with, but utilized in modern ways. Welcome to the day of the Little Miss Big Girl.

Serenity

Author: Kyra E. Gates
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
ISBN: 9781477101629
Release Date: 2012-05-30
Genre: Fiction

I didnt want to fall in love . . . I wanted to run away and I tried too; but every touch just starts a fire within you. Sometimes its like a dream when you think that person wants what you want but youre scared because you dont know; all you know is that, that person makes you feel incredible, desirable; and you find yourself melting . . . and you hope; no you pray that he feels the same way because you dont know if you can walk away . . . you dont want to walk away but you cherish every moment youre with him because if he . . . she doesnt feel the same way at least you . . . . For as long as Dorian has remembered he has longed for the love of his mother. His mother is vindictive, heartless and only has one thing on her mind; money and her prestigious position as President of Legacy State University. Shes thrown women at his feet and disapproved when hes wanted to make his own decisions in regards to his love life and anything else for that matter. Dorian wants a woman that loves him like no other, a woman he can open his heart too. A woman that mesmerizes him in and out of the bedroom; and he knows just where to find her. The woman hes always wanted is now untouchable. She is the key to his success and the key to his happiness but can he have both? Serenity Cole is sexy, ambitious, and more often than not confident; but that is until she takes her talents to Legacy State University and finds that the new head coach is none other than Dorian Wilson, the man shes dreamt about since her summer vacations with her family in TC Florida. Lines will be crossed, lives will be threatened, love will be tested. Take the ride with Serenity and Dorian as they find something they never thought possible between a man and a woman. Kyra Gates brings you to tears with her first Romance Novel. The story of Serenity and Dorian will leave you wanting more. Its riveting, sexy, and will engulf you like a forest fire.