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Should I give my child a smartphone? If so, what is the appropriate age? These are two questions many parents ponder over, especially as they maintain a growing concern for their child’s safety using smartphones and other technology. There are…2015 Christmas Tree & Menorah Lightings and Holiday Strolls
Is there any view more breathtaking than the twinkle of glowing holiday lights? Kick off your yuletide celebrations this season with a Christmas Tree or Menorah Lighting Ceremony here on Staten Island. Bring your whole family and bask in the…15 Things That Happen When Your Child is Obsessed With Dinosaurs
If you have a kid who’s really into dinosaurs, you know that just saying they “like” them is not merely enough. My son, for example, was completely and totally obsessed with dinosaurs for at least three years of his life.…Home for the Holidays?
“I’ll have Christmas at my house. You can do Thanksgiving.” “But I did Thanksgiving last year and I undercooked the turkey and almost made everyone sick! I don’t want Thanksgiving. It’s too much for me. Why can’t our cousins ever…Honoring Our Veterans: How to Show Your Support
Staten Island is a very patriotic place, as substantiated by the number of memorials dotting the island. Among these are parks, highways, and boulevards honoring those who have served in our military. Several of our high schools recognize their military…