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“Melissa Wardy’s book reads like a conversation with a smart, wise, funny friend; one who dispenses fabulous advice on raising a strong, healthy, full-of-awesome girl.” —Peggy Orenstein, author, Cinderella Ate My Daughter
“With this book in hand, I no longer feel alone in my quest to raise girls who see a world full of potential. If you seek direction for raising a self-confident child, let this book be your compass.” —Samantha Ettus, Forbes contributor and founder of Working Moms Lifestyle
“Redefining Girly is a bold and essential contribution to the discussion about today’s ‘too fast, too soon’ girl culture. Wardy applies the latest research on media literacy, sexualization, and marketing to everyday situations parents face and provides practical strategies they can enact right now to raise strong, caring, confident daughters and to change a culture that devalues them.” —Michele Borba, Ed.D., author of The Big Book of Parenting Solutions
I highly recommend this book to anyone raising girls or involved in working with children, such as teachers.
It's about little girls choosing what type of girl they want to be....versus what the media and toy manufacturers want them to be.
Although the subject matter is substantial, the book reads quickly, allowing the readers to digest the material easily.
In this book on the perils of modern girlhood, Melissa Atkins Wardy announces the goal of “redefining girly” so that girls can understand that “there are infinite ways to be a... Read morePublished 8 days ago by Ready Mommy
This was such an amazing book. Melissa Wardy does a fantastic job of keeping the reader interested. She opens up a world of knowledge and completely transforms my views on media... Read morePublished 15 days ago by Renee
"Redefining Girly" is simplistic and narrow in its scope, and not particularly helpful to anyone who already has a basic knowledge of, or curiosity about, gender... Read morePublished 1 month ago by TC
A fantastic read to get parents thinking about issues that will impact both boys and girls. Full of practical suggestions for how to tackle difficult topics and help kids to push... Read morePublished 5 months ago by Tara dSL
Wardy offers real life options for helping your daughter grow into a strong confident woman! I think every mother should read this book.Published 6 months ago by julesmarie
I didn't always agree with the author, but this book kept me thinking, and raised some issues I was unaware of. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Missy Schmidt
This book is just perfect. I loved every second of reading it (if not being frustrated by society in general) and I'm grateful to Melissa for writing it!Published 7 months ago by Mallory