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When you have a child with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), entering the school system can be an overwhelming experience. Once you have finally adjusted to the kindergarten scene, it is already time to make the leap to grade one. Try…Sun Exposure Myths Can Be Harmful
To many people, sunshine equates to happiness, including fun times outdoors and walks on the beach. Despite warnings about excessive exposure to the sun, many people cannot get enough of the sun’s potentially harmful rays. While taking in the sun…Family Game Night: Top 15 Board Games
Although summer weather beckons many families outdoors, sometimes it’s just too hot, sticky, or rainy to leave the comfort of your air-conditioned living room. Before you grab the remote and park yourselves on the couch, consider hosting a laughter-filled family…Breastfeeding or Not – Babies Come First
Staten Island moms feel more comfortable and supported When it comes to nourishing their infants, more Staten Island mothers are comfortable breastfeeding in public. They are shrugging off the pressures from their own families, society, health care professionals, or other…Great Explorations
When Marlene Markoe-Boyd’s children, now teens, were toddlers, they lived at the Staten Island Children’s Museum — a first museum for many borough youngsters, particularly on the North Shore. “The kids did use the Staten Island Museum to go to…