January 2016 – Staten Island Parent
Month: January 2016

Gorgonzola Ravioli with Walnut Brown Butter Cream Sauce

Nothing says “I love you” like a delicious, home-cooked meal made straight from the heart. This award-winning ravioli recipe from Delish Dishes’ owner and chef, Carole Gervasi, is the perfect way to express your love –and your kitchen skills –

Party Plan Like a Pro

Staten Islanders love to celebrate the important benchmarks in life– from birthdays to religious events, to graduations and milestone events such as weddings, engagements and sweet sixteens. Spring is inherently the season for First Holy Communion and Graduation parties, but

Five Kid-Friendly Over-the-Bridge Exhibits for Midwinter Break

As much as we love Staten Island, (we are Staten Island Parent, after all!) it’s still exciting to venture off into other parts of New York City sometimes. The midwinter break is an ideal time to take the kids exploring

Winter Storms Resources in Staten Island

How to Prepare for a Winter Storm – FEMA offers advice on storm preparation NYC’s Severe Weather Website – Get updated information on the city’s response to hazardous weather. PlowNYC – Track the status of local plows and see when your

Lunar New Year Events in NYC

New York City recently became the second major American City to include the Lunar New Year in the official school calendar, and for the sixth year running, seven leading New York City Asia-focused cultural organizations will take part in CelebrASIA

New Year’s Traditions Throughout Asia

Japanese taiko drumming and rice pounding, Korean kite-making, Chinese lion dancing and dumplings, Himalayan mandala-making and butter sculptures, Persian songs, moon-gazing and more: New Year’s celebrations throughout Asia are as varied and wondrous as the countries and cultures themselves. Though

The Super Bowl Snackadium

No Super Bowl party is complete without this insanely adorable Football Snackadium*. It may look like a Pinterest-fail in the making, but it’s nowhere near as complicated as it appears. 1. Start with a clean, very large space covered in

Slow-Cooker Soups & Stews

Winter weeknights call for dishes that are quick and easy, but also comforting and delicious. That’s why we love the slow-cooker. Just toss in your ingredients and let the magic happen. Four to eight hours later your family will enjoy

Sunrise Day Camp Staten Island

WALK FOR A CAUSE! Join SunriseWALKS on Sunday, June 5 to raise money for Sunrise Day Camp! CLICK HERE for more information.  Nothing is more devastating for a parent than their child’s diagnosis of cancer. Aside from the heartache of

6 Tips on Raising Great Kids While Pursuing Your Career

Think women can’t have it all, or that focusing on their career will negatively affect their children? Think again. Seventy percent of mothers with children under the age of eighteen are working — about 31 million women as of 2013.

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