Be Involved, Be Informed,
Be Connected.

We provide education, information and a communication network to inform parents about social and developmental issues. With these tools we strive to help parents communicate openly, effectively and consistently with their children.

Thank you to all who attended our 2018 Fall Seminar, 'Beyond 13 Reasons.

For those who missed it, read the full article covering the event.

Fall Benefit Luncheon 2018

Tuesday, November 7

The University Club, 1 West 54th Street -12:00pm - 2:00pm

Featuring a conversation with Lee Woodruff who will discuss Resilience: Thriving through adversity.

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Be Involved, Be Informed,
Be Connected.

We provide education, information and a communication network to
inform parents about social and developmental issues. With these
tools we strive to help parents communicate openly, effectively and
consistently with their children.

About Us

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For those who missed it, read the
full article covering the event

Thank you to all who attended
our 2018 Fall Seminar,
'Beyond 13 Reasons

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FALL BENEFIT
LUNCHEON 2018

Wednesday, November 7, 2018, 12:00-2:00PM
The University Club, 1 West 54th Street

Featuring a conversation with Lee Woodruff who will discuss
Resilience: Thriving Through Adversity.

Details

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A PRACTICING PARENT
is now posting!

Check Out PIA's New Blog

Letter from the Co-Presidents – August 2018

Dear Parents in Action Community,

Welcome back everyone! Fall greets us with open arms as students return to school with new shoes, new back packs and new dreams. It’s the season when we begin to prioritize the year ahead and remember the commitments left drifting in the clouds as summer approached.

We, at NYC-Parents in Action, are committed to all of you throughout the year. Here’s what’s already on our docket…

Generational Teen Angst

I heard an eye-opening anecdote today that reveals how difficult it is to be a parent of a teen. Melissa*, my friend, relayed the narrative of her challenging morning. “You’re going to school today? With me?? On the bus???,” said Ally*, her 13-year-old daughter. Melissa was attending a talk at Ally’s school, so it made sense for her to just hop on the school bus. But it did not make sense to Ally. Melissa positioned herself at a window seat leaving space for Ally, who just rolled her eyes and moved past her mom, choosing...
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