PFA general meeting with Kathie Masarie, M.D.

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Thu, 01/21/2010 - 8:15am - 10:00am

Raising our Daughters and Sons: It Really Does Take a Village

a talk by Kathy Masarie, M.D., author of Raising our Daughters and Raising our Sons

“We live in a culture that pulls families in different directions, sometimes towards influences we do not value. Plus family alone isn’t enough. Kids need to feel like their community cares about and values them, have connections to other adults, be empowered by volunteer opportunities, be inspired to learn, make good choices in friendships… all of these are built outside the family. In this seminar, learn about the evidence-based programs on how parents can create a thriving family. You’ll learn how all of us can build the connections within our neighborhoods, schools, and families to create a healthy network of support for our kids to become strong, resilient, capable, responsible, and caring young adults.”