Offers fathers the behavioral and psychological tools necessary to strengthen their daughters' chances for emotional stability and educational and career success
A father-daughter relationship is a special bond--and it requires very special attention. Statistics show that a father's caring presence can make all the difference in raising a daughter who strives to reach her potential. Step-by-compassionate-step, How to Father a Successful Daughter gives men high-quality parenting skills that will promote self-esteem and confidence in their daughters. Here is concrete, sympathetic advice and helpful suggestions on how to: ¸ Instill self-respect and boldness in your little girl--and avoid unintentionally programming her to become fearful and underachieving ¸ Encourage risk-taking, goal-oriented behavior with safe and specific techniques and activities ¸ Keep from sending your daughter messages that can result in eating disorders, learning blocks, and emotional dependence ¸ Work with your wife (or ex-wife) to give the best overall parenting to your daughterArmed with these reassuring strategies, fathers will learn to communicate with their daughters with love, wisdom, and understanding.