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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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What Kids Really Want at Their Birthday Parties

It turns out bigger isn’t always better when it comes to your child’s birthday. Planning a birthday party for your child can seem to get more and more stressful and time consuming year after year, but those big birthday bashes

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Easy Home Organization Hacks for Families

Clutter is a fact of life for most parents. One mom offers tips for taming the mess and getting your home in order. Let’s be honest: When you have kids, you accumulate an abundance of stuff. From products to soothe

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71 Day Trip Ideas Near Staten Island

CLICK HERE TO SIGN UP FOR EVENT UPDATES AND MORE! Need some inspiration for a quick family getaway? Here’s a mega roundup of day trip ideas that are a two-and-a-half hour drive (or less) from Staten Island. Whether you spend

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12 Weeks of Summer – Week 5!

Is it just us, or is this summer pretty awesome so far? Every week has been a total blast! And Week 5 should be no exception. From Shark Week to carousels to movies for a buck, it’s definitely gonna be

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12 Weeks of Summer – Week 4!

Summer is only 12 weeks long, so get out and enjoy as much of it as you can with your family before you blink and it’s over. Staten Island is home to are TONS of events, (even FREE ones) including

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12 Weeks of Summer! Week 2!

School is out and summer is full swing! How will you be spending your first official week of summer fun with your family? Here are our ideas, day by day. And don’t forget to check out the S.I. Parent Family

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12 Weeks of Summer! Week 1

Summer starts this week! The kids are still in school but the last day is so close you can practically taste it. Long days at the pool or beach, warm summer nights laughing with friends, lazy mornings sleeping in and

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How to Improve Relationships

Relationships can bring out the best in people, especially when couples share similar interests and goals. But even the most solid relationships can be put to the test by those bumps in the road that everyone faces from time to

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Day Camp: Preparing for Adventures Close to Home

Summer day camp is a place where children can stretch their minds, exercise their bodies, develop new interests and forge lasting friendships. For young children, it is a good introduction to the camp experience. For older ones, it is a

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