My Wish For You A Message for Every Girl and Girl at Heart: Lessons from My Six-Year-Old Daughter

My Wish For You A Message for Every Girl and Girl at Heart: Lessons from My Six-Year-Old Daughter

 
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My Wish For You A Message for Every Girl and Girl at Heart: Lessons from My Six-Year-Old Daughter
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September 25, 2018
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978-1338150407
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My wishes for you are many.
But the top of the wishes: I want you to be you.
And wherever you go, I hope you will always remember the YOU that you are right now.

Inspired by the everyday life lessons of raising her own six-year-old daughter, author and actress Kathryn Hahn creates a heartfelt and touching meditation on the inherent power every girl has deep inside herself. Here is a timely and necessary message of the intrinsic importance of being who you are, no matter what the world tells you. To be curious, strong, and vulnerable. To live life on your own terms. To always look for that sparkle!

With moving illustrations by New York Times bestselling artist Brigette Barrager and a special personal letter to readers, My Wish for You is an empowering celebration of individuality and self-expression. It's a gift for grandmothers and mothers, daughters and friends, to treasure and cherish for years to come.

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My Wish For You

My wish for you is the quintessential girl power read.

Although it seems to focus on empowering young girls the rules can apply to any child. However, it is all about the girls.

Pages filled with young beautiful girls of every race, shape and size, My Wish For You seeks to empower young girls to simply be themselves.

In candid honest talk, that is child-friendly and kind each page allows the girl to embrace her uniqueness, her talents, her weirdness, her everything ness—while encouraging and embracing the different types of girls there are. It even goes as far as to be body positive by mentioning loving one’s big beautiful belly.

This is the perfect read to nearly in between the time a child starts school and meets other kids or even before to start solidifying a child’s confidence before the world tries to tear it down. The world can be a mean place and this book seeks to fit into that space of meanness and kindness.

The photos are gorgeous and relevant and the read is beautiful and timely. You’ll be passing this book between girls for years to come.

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