Girls and Friendship in Adolescence: Raising Confident Girls with Effective Friendships

All girls are worthy of friendship, love, support, kindness, safety, well-being, and adults who see and reinforce the best in them.  This course offers a deep dive into some concerning trends within the complex world of today's girls.  Parents and caregivers of girls in grades 6-12 will spend time decoding societal expectations and cultural phenomena that appear to be particularly corrosive to girls' self-esteem and well-being.  Participants will also spend time reflecting on the nature of their girls' friendships and relationship skills with a goal toward supporting their assertive, self-expression and practicing the critical balance of firmness, kindness, and honesty.

This course will run 1.5 hours once per month on Mondays.  This is a parent-only class, sibling care is available.

Sarah Faith Hardy

Sarah holds a B.A. from Stanford University and a M.Ed. in Parent and Family Education from the University of Minnesota. She has been with the Edina Family Center since 2016.


  Sarah Faith Hardy

  Sibling Care Offered

Edina Community Center : ECC Rm 139 - ELC Adult Learning Space
Mon Sep 10, Mon Oct 8, Mon Nov 5, Mon Dec 3, Mon Jan 7, Mon Feb 4, Mon Mar 4, Mon Apr 8 & Mon May 6
12:30 - 2:00 PM


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