Hardiness Skills for Girls

Here at the Institute we often speak of “hardiness” and “hardiness skills.” What do we mean by “hardiness” anyway? The word itself suggests strength and sturdiness, the ability to endure during difficulties, and the capacity to grasp hold of opportunities – qualities we probably all wish for the girls in our lives. In fact, hardiness…

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Listening to Girls’ Dreams

An Introduction Henry James once mused, “Summer afternoon, summer afternoon… the two most beautiful words in the English language.” Hopefully, we and our children are able to capture some summer afternoon time for relaxation, rejuvenation, and dreaming! What do the girls in our lives dream about? They have dreams for their summer, dreams for the…

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