February 2019 – Staten Island Parent
Month: February 2019

Summer Camp in Staten Island

While it’s still too early to pack your kids’ sunblock and swimsuits for a day outdoors, it’s not too early to start planning ahead for summer day camp. Staten Island parents who choose to enroll their children in camp during

Don’t Stress the Test

Expert Tips to Combat Test-Taking Anxiety “Don’t stress; Do your best; Forget the rest.” Sounds easy enough, right? Not for everyone. The fun little quote makes its rounds on the internet every year as we approach the state exams, drawing

Preparing for March Madness

Springtime Sports Tips for Families If you have kids who play sports year-round, March usually comes in like a lion. Basketball, or maybe bowling, is winding down. Baseball, softball and soccer are revving up. Maybe mix in some flag football.

Staten Island to Albany

On January 1, 2019 I was honored to take office as a member of the New York State Assembly. I now have the honor and privilege of representing the people of the South Shore’s 62nd Assembly District in the Capitol.

Cozy Winter Soups

There’s nothing like a bowl of hearty soup to warm you up on a chilly night. But by February, you’ve probably made more pots of chicken soup or beef stew than you can count. Try something different before the winter

Coaching with Cancer

Local Coach Scott Kain is Down in the Count, But Still Swinging Scott Kain has had two strikes on him for 41 years — but he keeps fouling off life’s nastiest pitches to remain in the at bat he calls

Can’t Wait for Camp!

It’s time to consider summer camp options We know what you’re thinking. It’s freezing outside! Who’s already thinking about camp? The truth is, now is the time to start thinking about where and how your child will be spending their

29 Winter Date Night Ideas in Staten Island

Enjoying time alone on a weekly or at least monthly basis is a major component to a healthy relationship. And it doesn’t always have to be a fancy dinner by candlelight, either. Sometimes you have to think outside the box.

Valentine’s Love Bots

Boot up your creativity this Valentines Day with these adorable Valentine Love Bots! You and your little sweethearts can even create a whole Love Bot family together. Here’s how to make them. Materials: Googly eyes Tape Glue Scissors Marker Pipe

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