S.I. Parent About Us


S.I. Parent is a multi-platform resource hub designed to inform, connect, and help parents in the community through the company’s editorial, social media and advertising initiatives.

First appearing in 1989, S.I. Parent filled a need for dependable, trustworthy information for parents in Staten Island. Through the years, families have come to rely on S.I. Parent to provide the tools they need to raise a happy and healthy family, covering topics as diverse as parenting itself. As a multimedia company, its reach is widespread spanning print, Internet, social media and email marketing.

S.I. Parent is a multiple award-winning member of the Parenting Media Association (PMA), a national trade association of regional parenting publications that reach across America and around the globe to Australia, representing a monthly circulation nearing 5 million and a readership of approximately 11.5 million. S.I. Parent has won numerous awards, including the Gold Award, for its design, editorial, and e-newsletter.

From pregnancy to finding a pediatrician or childcare center, S.I. Parent is invaluable to new families. As families grow, they depend on S.I. Parent for resources and advice on parenting concerns throughout the child-rearing years and, as is the case for many sandwich-generation parents, caring for senior relatives.

S.I. Parent represents a steady host of loyal advertisers, as well as a media platform for emerging businesses. Being embedded in the Staten Island community makes it possible to stay up-to-the-minute on current topics and trends, and tailor the variety of articles, features, directories, special sections and promotions to Staten Island families and their interests.

In addition, S.I. Parent is well-known for its extensive monthly calendar of events and variety of contests and giveaways, both online and in print.

The S.I. PARENT brand suite of products includes:

  • S.I. Parent.  Premiering in 1989, S.I. Parent magazine has been published monthly since its inception.
  • SIParent.com.  S.I. Parent’s website affords readers an interactive experience. Here can be found an extensive list of resources culled over the years and presented in a searchable online presence.
  • Email Marketing.  S.I. Parent has accumulated a vast number of members in a “Family of Friends” list who elect to receive weekly emails notifying them of upcoming local family-friendly events. Members of the Family of Friends list are eligible to receive coupons from local businesses, as well as win prizes through exclusive giveaways.

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  1. Tavern Concert

    February 24 @ 8:00 pm
    February 24, 2017  |  8:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    Guyon Tavern
    $15 Admission Online $18 Admission at the Door
  2. All About Archery

    February 25 @ 9:00 am
    February 25, 2017  |  9:00 am - 9:00 am
    Zimmer Club
    Learn the parts of a bow & arrow, range procedures and archery basics. The Zimmer Club youth program uses the great outdoors as a classroom to teach youngsters about outdoor activities, conservation, and embracing nature. Classes are free to boys
  3. Community Holistic Health Forum

    February 25 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
    February 25, 2017  |  9:00 am - 12:00 pm
    Central Family Life Center
    Part of Staten Island University Hospital’s RED-Bruary events calendar. Speaker: James Lafferty, MD, Director of Cardiology Medical mobile unit offering lipid profiles, A1C, blood pressure screenings, pulse ox, BMI, and waist circumference. Heart healthy conversations about social determinants in healthcare.
  4. Happy Birthday, Dr. Seuss! Storytime

    February 25 @ 11:00 am
    February 25, 2017  |  11:00 am - 11:00 am
    Barnes & Noble
    Happy Birthday, Dr. Seuss! In celebration of the beloved author’s birthday on March 2nd, we will host a special Storytime featuring coloring, activities and more. Don’t miss out on this fun-filled Storytime!
  5. Get Movin’ Story Time

    February 25 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
    February 25, 2017  |  11:30 am - 12:30 pm
    St. George Library
    Whether your child loves reading, sports, or both, our Get Movin’ story time is 100% fun!
  6. Reading Help

    February 25 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
    February 25, 2017  |  12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
    Huguenot Library
  7. Maple Syrup Science

    February 25 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
    February 25, 2017  |  1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
    Clay Pit Ponds
  8. Hieroglyphs in the Art studio

    February 25 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    February 25, 2017  |  1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    SI Children's Museum
    Arts vocabulary; Hather,Hake and Horos- can you find these Egyptian gods in hieroglyphs? Learn this ancient form of communication and create your own Pictographs.
  9. Open Craft Hour

    February 25 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
    February 25, 2017  |  1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
    Mariners Harbor Library
    Let your imagination run wild with our big box of craft supplies. Join us for fun crafting
  10. Animal Time

    February 25 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    February 25, 2017  |  2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    SI Children's Museum
    Join us for this daily program and meet one of the animals from our living collection. Check the white board at the museum for details.