May 2015 – Staten Island Parent
Month: May 2015

Dance with Me: Playful Ways to Explore Dance with Your Child

Check out local dance schools – click here Children are born to move. The process of achieving mobility drives them at first. Movement is further used to express thoughts and feelings, especially before words become plentiful. Primed to be in

Dining Out with Kids

Parents know taking kids out to eat requires patience. The sights and sounds of a restaurant can be overwhelming and distracting to children used to eating at home. Toddlers have not learned to control their impulses yet, and even school-aged

Staten Island Beaches

Life’s a beach! And here in Staten Island, we are fortunate to be entirely surrounded by scenic beach areas. No kid’s summer is complete until they’ve built a few sand castles and frolicked along the sea shore. So grab some

Massive Vehicle Recall

It’s the biggest auto recall in US history, with nearly 34 million vehicles affected, and consumers need to know the facts to keep their families safe on the road. See below for an important message from the National Highway Traffic

An Open Letter to My Allergies

Dear Allergies, We’ve been together forever. You’ve been a part of me for as long as I can remember. Longer than I’ve known my children. Longer than I’ve known my husband. Longer than I’ve been able to purchase tissues at

Kid-Friendly Veggie Recipes

Zucchini Crisps Ingredients: 1/4 cup dry breadcrumbs 1/4 cup (1 ounce) grated fresh Parmesan cheese 1/4 teaspoon seasoned salt 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder 1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 2 tablespoons milk 2 1/2 cups (1/4-inch-thick) slices zucchini (about 2

My Little NFL Fan Photo Contest

Is there anything cuter than your baby? Yes! Your baby representing your favorite NFL team! You have probably been a fan for longer than you can even remember and now it is your turn to pass your fandom on to your

Unique Gifts Ideas for Mom

Whether she’s still hard at work raising children or her kids have grown up and now have children of their own, Mom deserves our best efforts come Mother’s Day. Don’t get me wrong, we don’t need a day to get

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