I recently finished reading ‘Ladies Like Us‘, an informative and enlightening book by Alena Kate Pettitt. I recommend it highly for teenage girls and their parents, as it provides sterling guidance in matters of values, goals, self-esteem, relationships, etiquette and manners, dress, and numerous other important subjects.
Alena’s perspective aligns perfectly with Old Money values and habits. Her writing style is articulate and accessible, and I believe she her book can be beneficial to young women who are overwhelmed with mixed–and often unhealthy–messages from the media.
Unlike The Old Money Book, Alena focuses exclusively on young women and the challenges they face today. She is thorough: the hardcover edition is 326 pages of solid information. She also goes deep: several times in the book, Alena will present a topic and provide a personal, and sometimes painful, example of a past choice she made regarding the issue at hand.
This makes for a revealing and empathetic read. Alena’s candor about her own experiences on the road to becoming a lady will not only inspire young women to be the best they can be, but also help put their own mistakes in perspective.
I’d encourage everyone to order a copy of Ladies Like Us on Amazon, visit The Darling Academy website, and support Alena’s endeavors to educate and elevate young women everywhere.