Growing Strong Girls
Practical Tools to Cultivate Connection in the Preteen Years
Girls today face incredible pressure to grow up fast. They yearn to connect, but sometimes this yearning can turn into negative, even destructive, behavioral patterns such as gossiping, being passive-aggressive or mean, becoming screen-addicted, or disengaging from school. It’s heartbreaking to watch even the most confident young girls disconnect and lose their sparkle as they hit the preteen years. In Growing Strong Girls, Lindsay Sealey reveals the key to activating self-awareness, inner strength, and confidence in a preteen girl—a nurturing and secure connection between her and her caregivers.
Published by LifeTree Media, an imprint of Wonderwell
Release Date: September 5, 2017
Available in paperback, ebook, and audiobook
$25.99 CAD / $16.99 USD
It all starts with a nurturing and secure connection between you and her
Inside this book you’ll discover:
- Why your preteen girl should avoid frenemies and create a circle of friends
- How she can set healthy boundaries and practice assertive self-expression
- Stress and anxiety management tips that focus on compassion
- The truth about social media
- Social and emotional strategies and lifelong learning habits to implement at home
- More than 250 conversation starters, stories, tips, and activities to cultivate connection
Lindsay Sealey is the founder and CEO of Bold New Girls: a unique teaching and coaching company, merging academic, social, and emotional support, and emphasizing empowerment. A regular contributor to HuffPost Canada and Spoke, Sealey is also a passionate keynote speaker, consultant, and workshop facilitator for students, teachers, and parents. She lives with her partner in the Pacific Northwest.
Praise for Growing Strong Girls
“A bold vision that’s backed up with practical advice about becoming a modern-day champion for girls. Lindsay Sealey recognizes a universal truth that more and more people are waking up to: Communities benefit from strong girls. If we encourage and invest in girls’ development, we’ll enable a rising generation of change-makers to improve the world around them.”
Alyse Nelson, President and CEO, Vital Voices, and bestselling author of Vital Voices
“With a remarkable capacity to see through the noise of life and right into the hearts of girls, Lindsay Sealey shows us the power that comes from connection as we champion our girls along the path of development.”
Dr. Vanessa Lapointe R. Psych, bestselling author of Discipline Without Damage
“To grow up strong and confident, girls need connection with kind, competent adults, yet all too often they push that support away. For every parent, teacher, or mentor who has ever wondered, ‘How do I get through to her?’ Lindsay Sealey has given us a wealth of answers in her book Growing Strong Girls.”
Haley Kilpatrick, Founder, Girl Talk™ and bestselling author of The Drama Years
Press, Awards, and More
In this interview with The Social, Lindsay Sealey talks about how her new book, Rooted, Resilient, and Ready, gives parents the tools to support their teen daughters as they grow up.
In this guest post by Lindsay Sealey, she explains how she recorded the audiobook edition of her book, Growing Strong Girls.
Lindsay Sealey, author of Rooted, Resilient, and Ready, talks to Toronto newspaper The Star about “parenting from the periphery”—an antidote to helicopter parenting.
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