The Mother-daughter Project: How Mothers And Daughters Can Band Together, Beat The Odds, And Thrive Through Adolescence by Suellen HamkinsThe Mother-daughter Project: How Mothers And Daughters Can Band Together, Beat The Odds, And Thrive Through Adolescence by Suellen Hamkins

The Mother-daughter Project: How Mothers And Daughters Can Band Together, Beat The Odds, And Thrive…

bySuellen Hamkins, Renee Schultz

Paperback | March 25, 2008

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Ten years ago, SuEllen Hamkins, MD, and Renée Schultz, MA, created the Mother- Daughter Project with other women in their community, hoping to strengthen their bonds with their then seven-year-old girls. The group met regularly to speak frankly about such issues as friendships and aggression, puberty, body image, drugs, and sexuality. The results were amazing: confident, assertive teenage girls with strong self-images and close ties to their moms. Equally important, the mothers navigated their own concerns about adolescence with integrity and grace. This book details the success of the Project’s groundbreaking model, providing the reader with a road map for staying close with her own daughter through adolescence and beyond.
SuEllen Hamkins, MD, is a psychiatrist and an author. She served as the psychiatrist for Smith College for 12 years before becoming assistant director of the Center for Counseling and Psychological Health at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst and a clinical adjunct assistant professor at Tufts University School of Medicine. She is...
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Title:The Mother-daughter Project: How Mothers And Daughters Can Band Together, Beat The Odds, And Thrive…Format:PaperbackDimensions:352 pages, 8 × 5.5 × 0.8 inPublished:March 25, 2008Publisher:Penguin Publishing GroupLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0452289165

ISBN - 13:9780452289161

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?The Mother-Daughter Project is a treasure . . . a beautiful road map for strengthening the crucial bond between mothers and daughters.? ?Christiane Northrup, MD ?Kudos to Hamkins and Schultz for breaking through the isolation of adolescence and offering inspiration for mothers and daughters alike.? ?Sara Shandler, author of the New York Times bestseller Ophelia Speaks ?Every mother of a girl should read this book, try out some of the exercises with her daughter, and start their own mother-daughter group.? ?Sharon Lamb, EdD, coauthor of Packaging Girlhood