December 2015 – Staten Island Parent
Month: December 2015

Until Next Time: How to Pack Your Holiday Decorations

Now that all the gifts have been unwrapped and the last of the holiday leftovers have been eaten, we are ready to bid farewell to another holiday season. The only task that remains is to put away all of those

You Really CAN Lose That Baby Weight!

When it comes to losing baby weight, why does it seem like some women return to their pre-pregnancy size faster than the rest of us could inhale a tray of brownies in the third trimester? The truth is, for many

All About Auld Lang Syne (the New Year’s song)

New Year’s Eve festivities peak when the official countdown of the clock begins. After the ball drops and midnight has arrived, revelers cheer to the new year and exchange kisses and well wishes, and then often begin to sing (or

Kindergarten Admission and Application Process

Prepare for Kindergarten on Staten Island

If you live in New York City and your child is turning five years old in 2016, your child should begin kindergarten in December 2015. New York City families can apply to kindergarten online, over-the-phone, or in person at a

Kid-Friendly Holiday Craft Ideas

The holidays are the perfect time to get crafty with your family. Get into the holiday spirit with these super cute, super easy projects you can do with children of all ages, then display them in your home for all

Avoiding Santa Fails: Tips for Visiting a Store Santa

Families with young children often make visiting Santa Claus a part of their annual traditions. During the holiday season, Santa can be found taking up residence in department stores and malls across the country. Thousands of children and their parents

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