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7 Stylish Ways to Spruce Up Your Home

Whether you’re a new homeowner embarking on your first foray into the world of interior design or someone longing to update your surroundings, decorating and furnishing your living space can be a daunting task. Here’s a crash course on beautifying

2019 Staten Island Fall Festivals, Halloween Events & Haunted House Displays

Fuzzy sweaters, brightly colored leaves, hot apple cider, pumpkin flavored everything… Isn’t fall wonderful? Check out a list of haunted (and not-so-haunted) happenings this season. Please be sure to call ahead to confirm days, times and locations of each event.

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Power-Packed Lunchbox Ideas

Packing and prepping wholesome lunches doesn’t have to be a chore. You can kick health into high gear this school year with new ideas to make creative, nutrient-rich meals. Fit to satisfy various dietary restrictions, the Power Your Lunchbox program

Don’t Mind the Mess: Why One Mama Chooses Sanity Over Scrubbing

When my husband and I were dating, his mother had this wastebasket in her bathroom that was always empty. Always. It seemed to serve virtually no purpose whatsoever, having a wastebasket in your bathroom but not using it. Sometimes I’d

Teachers’ Top Needs for 2019

Great classrooms don’t happen by accident. Teachers across the country work hard to build vibrant, energizing learning environments for their students, which often means everything from microscopes to pipe cleaners, graphic novels to oboes, class pets to field trips and

10 Locations in NY/NJ Waters To Possibly Spot Whales from Shore

CLICK HERE TO SIGN UP FOR EVENT UPDATES AND MORE! There have been a phenomenal number of whale sightings in the waters off the coast of New York and New Jersey, and those who take the time to look from

5 Milestones Kids Should Ideally Hit Before Kindergarten

CLICK HERE TO SIGN UP FOR EVENT UPDATES AND MORE! While the temperature is still hot outside for many of us, back to school season is nearly underway. Kindergarten is an important step for all children and most parents are

Write the Perfect Essay: Insider Tips From Admissions Professionals

CLICK HERE TO SIGN UP FOR EVENT UPDATES AND MORE! This fall, high school seniors will be balancing class loads, sports and special events, along with working on finalizing the list of to which they want to apply and crafting

15 Tips for Finding the Right After-School Activity

CLICK HERE TO SIGN UP FOR EVENT UPDATES AND MORE! Kids’ interests and activities are as diverse as the children themselves. Just as the right activity can build self-esteem and provide hours of enjoyment, the wrong one can lead to

ACES Approved for Staten Island!

CLICK HERE TO SIGN UP FOR EVENT UPDATES AND MORE! Great news for Staten Island families of children with intellectual disabilities. The New York City Department of Education heard our calls and has expanded the Academics, Career, and Essential Skills