Synopses & Reviews
The bestseller is now in paperback from noted child psychologist Silvia Rimm, who surveyed 1,000 high-achieving women to find the key factors that contributed to their success. "See Jane Win" provides invaluable advice for helping girls deal with such issues as middle-school grade decline, math anxieties, eating disorders, social and academic insecurities, self-esteem, and competition.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 345-347) and index.
About the Author
Dr. Sylvia Rimm is director of The Family Achievement Clinic at The Cleveland Clinic and a clinical professor at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. She is contributing correspondent to NBC's Today show, Disney's on-line child psychologist for family.com, host of the national radio show Family Talk with Sylvia Rimm, and author of a syndicated newspaper column on parenting. Dr. Rimm received her master's and doctoral degrees in educational psychology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and is the author of several books, including Why Bright Kids Get Poor Grades, Raising Preschoolers, and How to Parent So Children Will Learn. A mother of four, she lives in Cleveland with her husband.
Dr. Sara Rimm-Kaufman is a research psychologist at the University of Virginia.
Dr. Ilonna Rimm is a pediatric oncology researcher.
Table of Contents
One thousand successful women: twenty guidelines for raising your daughters. Turning roadblocks and reversals into opportunities: Dr. Janice Douglas ; A renewed identity-mountains to climb: Suzanne Daniels -- The American dream for your daughters: be a coach, not a judge. She learned that women are strong: Margaret Karnes ; No one ever told her what she couldn't do: Dr. Ana Casa -- Good little girls aren't so bad. How "good little girls" shatter glass ceilings: Susan Widham ; She broke with tradition: Nancy Collier -- See Jane learn: that invaluable education. When a woman is an "uncommon man": Dr. Diane Butler ; Finding a career that combines people and science: Angela Sands -- Active girls, active women. A family surrounded by music: Louise Andrews ; Capturing the "pulse of young women": Helen Gurley Brown -- See Jane win, and other formative experiences. An independent "fire-eater": Catherine Burns, Ph. D. ; Spiritual passion permeated her childhood: Rabbi Miriam Kane -- Sociability, shyness, and insecurity: peer relationships. Making her mark: Donna Draves -- Parents do make a difference: family relationships. Searching for balance and the right path: Diana Doyle ; Hardworking and creative, but her family is her center: Dr. Alyssa Gaines -- See Jane go: young adult resilience. Resilient and optimistic, she just wouldn't quit: Sandra Sheets ; Madame Curie was her role model: Dr. Anne Caroles -- See Jane stop: glass ceilings, sticky floors, and circuitous stairways.