LSU professor pens book on parenting girls in toxic culture _lowres


Laura H. Choate, a professor of counselor education at LSU, recently released a new book, “Swimming Upstream: Parenting Girls for Resilience in a Toxic Culture.”

The book discusses positive body image, healthy relationships with friends and romantic partners, thriving in high-pressure academic situations and the ability to self-regulate, among other topics, a news release said.

Choate lives in Baton Rouge with her husband and two children.