November 2018 – Staten Island Parent
Month: November 2018

A.M.B.E.R. ALERTS

I know many of you may have questions about how Amber Alerts are activated. Here are the New York State guidelines for Law Enforcement agencies to activate the Amber Alert Plan for a missing child. “The AMBER Alert Program is

Family Game Night: Top 20 Board Games

Bone-chilling temperatures and more than a week off school– what’s a family to do?? Game night, of course! Here’s our 20 favorite games to keep the family fun going at home all winter long. Pie Face Game – The winners

2019 Holiday Shows in Staten Island

Celebrate the holiday season in Staten Island with singing, dancing, live music and more! These festive and lively Christmas shows and holiday shows will delight the whole family. Tickets required; call for more information. CLICK HERE TO SIGN UP FOR

2019 Breakfast with Santa Events in Staten Island

No need to head to theNorth Pole for a great photo op: You can meet Santa in Staten Island! Take a photo with Santa in Staten Island! Have brunch or breakfast with Santa….right here in Staten Island!   CLICK HERE

Holiday Events in Staten Island for Children with Special Needs

  CLICK HERE TO SIGN UP FOR HOLIDAY EVENT UPDATES AND MORE!   The following events are for children with special needs and their families. Meet Santa in sensory-friendly atmosphere, attend a holiday show and more. Please call to confirm

Library, Museum & Store Holiday Events in Staten Island – Free or Low Cost

Fun stuff can be FREE too! Or at least, pretty cheap. You don’t need to break the bank to have holiday family fun. Here’s some local ideas for celebrating the season on a dime. CLICK HERE TO SIGN UP FOR

What the Fortnite??

The Slippery Slope of Digital Addiction & How Parents Are Avoiding It When my ten-year-old son showed me his holiday wish list recently, I knew it would be laden with electronics of all sorts. And I was right, more or

Giving Thanks by Giving Back

Volunteer & Donation Opportunities in Staten Island The holidays are a wonderful time to show how thankful you are for life’s blessings by giving to those who are less fortunate. Here are some opportunities in Staten Island for those looking

Choosing the Right Cruise for Your Family

Thinking of a mid-sea getaway soon? Here are some things to consider when planning a cruise for your next family vacation. Tips for finding the best cruise: • What does your family need? • What size ship suits your party?

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Giving Thanks on Veteran’s Day

Show appreciation for the vets in your life! If you ask my husband about his time in Iraq, he’ll be extremely modest about it. He’ll say “I’ve only been deployed once,” or “I was lucky enough to be on the

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