June 2017 – Staten Island Parent
Month: June 2017

Plan for a Successful Summer

The 2016/17 school year has come and gone, and with its end begins the 71 days (that’s 2 months and 10 days) of glorious summer vacation! Yes, I did say glorious there, didn’t I? You might have to reevaluate that

Rock Your Summer: Kindness Rock Painting

It’s the most rockin’ activity to share with your kids this summer! Painting rocks is no longer a last-resort craft for bored kids. It’s a full-force kindness movement taking the entire nation by storm. The idea behind it is simple.

Modern Summer Manners for Kids

School may be out for the summer, but our kiddos can continue learning important lessons and life skills while they’re enjoying their vacation. With so much free time, parents may notice good manners need a refresher. 1. Keep the Dirt

Cashless Tolls, Carpool Programs and More; What Staten Island Drivers Should Know

Cashless Tolls at the Verrazano Bridge In December 2016, New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo announced “Open Road Tolling” that will be operational at all Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) Bridges and Tunnels by the end of 2017. The Verrazano Bridge

16 Ways to Save Your Kids’ Artwork

Children are such wonderful little artists, aren’t they? Their creations are bright, colorful, and always one-of-a-kind, and the way they smile when proudly displaying their latest work of art is truly one of parenthood’s greatest joys. However, as beautiful as

Oh, Deer: How to Protect Your Family from Ticks

CLICK HERE TO SIGN UP FOR EVENTS, UPDATES, CONTESTS AND MORE! As more and more deer are calling Staten Island home and bringing with them an increase of deer tick, many residents are feeling a bit “ticked-off!” Good News It’s

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