March 2017 – Staten Island Parent
Month: March 2017

Healthy Make-Ahead Breakfast Ideas

Unless you homeschool your kids, weekday mornings aren’t the time to fuss with pots and pans. For many parents, a quick bowl of cereal or toaster waffle is the easiest way to handle breakfast on school days — but it’s

From Contract to Closing: Becoming a Staten Island Homeowner

When it comes to purchasing their first homes, young couples say affordable mortgage loans, prime neighborhoods, stellar school districts, and convenient commuting options are at the top of their wish lists – not to mention maintaining strict budgets – in

April is Earth Month!

April is Earth Month and a perfect opportunity to discuss the little things that we can do to make a positive impact on our community and the environment. There are several resources available for school communities to help support positive

What Does that Mean? How to Translate Texts

Most parents know that LOL means Laughing Out Loud. You may even know that 420 refers to marijuana. But you may not know that 53X means sex. That worries Brian Bason, CEO at Bark, a new monitoring app. Their website includes

Community & School News April 2017

Important School Dates April 10 -18 – Spring Recess (including Passover and Good Friday) Public Schools closed Dine Out for Autism Dining Out is much more fun when it’s for a great cause. In recognition of Autism Awareness Month, restaurants

Culture Class: Visiting An Ethnic Museum with Your Family

Museums are a wonderful way to explore new facts about heritage. Whenever school lets out, set aside a day for exploring culture. Learn more about your family’s ethnic background or discover new ethnicities together. Here are some great places to

Learning Math: Why Kids Get Frustrated and What Parents Can Do

When it comes to learning math, some students do just fine. Others, unfortunately, seem to hit all the snags and pitfalls while trying to learn. Why is learning math frustrating for so many? Even those who are bright and hardworking

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