May 2018 – Staten Island Parent
Month: May 2018

The Upside of Digital Devices

Tips to Avoid Having Your Child Zone Out In Front of a Screen For decades parents have worried about the impact of technology on their children, especially in early childhood. Today, tech insiders are outing software creators for making their

Afterschool Snacks to Make Your Kids Smile

Every parent has a stash of crackers and pretzels or big bowl of fruit somewhere in their kitchen, ready and waiting for little hands and grumbling bellies. But after a long day of tests or during a afterschool play date,

Ten Questions to Jumpstart Your College Search

It may seems unfair to ask high school students to define what they’re looking for in a college when they may not have any idea of what to expect. CollegeWise, the nation’s largest college admissions counseling company, suggests discussing the

Should You Rent or Should You Buy?

Pros and Cons You Should Consider Before You Signing Ready to rent or buy a new place to call home? Don’t make this important decision without carefully considering what’s best for you and your financial future.  At one time, it

Moms: Which Side of the Camera Are You On?

My 15-year-old son and I were planning to attend his high school’s Mother-Son Brunch. We were asked to send in two pictures of ourselves with our son for a then and now slide show presentation. Finding a current picture of

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The Dangers of Meeting Strangers for Online Purchases or Exchanges

Have you ever been interested in an item you wanted to buy or sell on Craigslist or a Facebook for Sale site? You offer the item for sale or contact another person to buy the item. Two people that are

Mia’s Summertime Lovin’ Drop

Mia Mannarino is a true warrior. She’s currently fighting acute lymphoblastic leukemia, but that hasn’t stopped the brave nine-year-old in her mission to help other children who are sick. She’s already generously collected hundreds of toys and thousands of character

Staten Island Parent is on TV!

Staten Island Parent is beyond excited to team up with Spectrum NY1 News in a bimonthly segment on their program, This Week on Staten Island. The segment will cover hot topics from the latest issue of our publication, as well

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