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Teaching your child good oral hygiene habits early can lead to a lifelong healthy smile, but did you know that just because babies don’t have any visible teeth doesn’t mean they can’t get cavities? A baby’s 20 primary teeth are…Valentine’s Day for the Kids
Valentine’s Day may be geared toward adults, but children are quite drawn to the celebration as well. Perhaps it’s the promise of candy or chocolate that gets their attention, but Valentine’s Day also appeals to the younger set. Some couples…Host a Memorable First Communion Party
Receiving the Sacrament of the Eucharist is a momentous event in a young Christian’s life, marking one of the first steps he or she takes in individual faith formation. Children who receive the Eucharist are further initiated into the church…Procedures for Staten Island Public School Closings in the Case of Emergency Conditions
The New York City Department of Education will continue to make every effort to keep schools open on days of inclement weather. Parents should use their own discretion as to whether they will permit their children to travel to school…Kindergarten Admission and Application Process
If you live in New York City and your child is turning five years old in 2015, your child should begin kindergarten in September 2015. New York City families can apply to kindergarten online, over-the-phone, or in person at a…