August 2017 – Staten Island Parent
Month: August 2017

6 Reasons You Aren’t Losing the Baby Weight

SPONSORED CONTENT Like most new moms, you may be wondering how long it will be before you can ditch the maternity pants and get back into those skinny jeans. Now, while you shouldn’t be in any rush to get back to your

Recipe Corner: An Apple a Day

Apple picking is the quintessential fall family activity. But what to do with all the delicious fruits of your labor when you get home? These recipes will help you use up those crisp apples and leave your home smelling like

Getting Back in the Game

How Baseball Helped Nico Russo Win the Fight of His Life Nico playing in Mid Island men’s league. Photo by Jim Leary. You’d never know by Nico Russo’s easy-going nature what a fighter he is. The infielder for Bario’s Marlins in

Does Your Child Have a Sleep Disorder?

As adults we all know how important a good night’s sleep is. Having a poor, restless night’s sleep can result in many physical and psychological problems. These same complications can occur in children with sleep disorders. Pediatric Sleep-disordered Breathing (PSDB)

Is It Tattling or Telling?

“John just took my train! I had it first.” How many times do our children run up to us to share a grievance toward another child? Generally these complaints involve rules that have been broken. We spend a lot of

Back to School: First Day Feels

When summer comes to a crashing halt each September, parents are usually left feeling a lot of different emotions. Maybe you’ve been pining for Labor Day since June. Or maybe you’ve been avoiding back to school thoughts like the plague.

Unforgettable First Day Photo Ideas

When your social media feeds are flooded with pictures of smiling children in backpacks, it can only mean one thing; it’s the first day of school. And now that instantly sharing pictures, parents are stepping it up with their back to school photos. We

3 Tips to Stop Mosquitoes from Ruining Summer Fun

No one makes it through summer in Staten Island without at least a few mosquito bites. Not only can mosquitoes be a biting nuisance, but they can also cause allergic reactions in some people and pets. Certain species can spread

Grilling Great Veggies

One of the highlights of the summer season is the incredible bounty of fresh produce. Grilling vegetables gives them a smoky, delicious dimension. Here are some expert tips for for flavor perfection: • When preparing vegetables, slice them to expose

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