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Figuring It Out Financially – Savvy Parents Make for Savvy Kid

Luncheon 2017 Mother's Day Benefit

We know there are lots of rules - rules of etiquette, rules for writing, rules of the game, even rules for radicals – but did you know there are rules for making your child a money genius? Beth Kobliner does and she explained some of these rules one afternoon recently, while speaking at Parents in Action’s annual Mother’s Day Lunch.

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You Asked, They Answered

2017 Fathers Forum

What would happen if you put an engaging group of experts in front of a crowd of engaged fathers and let the audience drive the conversation? The 8th annual PIA Fathers Forum set out to answer that question. It worked. The session went 45 minutes longer than scheduled, to handle the volume of questions; and even as it ended, dozens of fathers lined up to continue the discussion with panel members one-on-one.

PAST EVENT HIGHLIGHT

Teen Scene XXXI –
Teen Panel Informs Parents

​Teen Scene 2017

On a chilly night in February, three months after a contentious election and in
a new year marked by protests on a variety of fronts, sixteen teenagers from over a dozen New York independent schools gathered on stage and showed
they were more mature and thoughtful than many adults. They were surprisingly optimistic about their relationships with their parents, friends, the schools they attend and the world they will inherit.

PAST EVENT HIGHLIGHT

Teens and Sex

Understanding Consent and
Healthy Decision Making.

Fall Seminar 2016

A rapt audience Tuesday night witnessed a Q&A panel discussion about teens, sex and consent at NYC-Parents in Action's Fall Seminar.

PAST EVENT HIGHLIGHT

The Risky Business
of Risky Drinking

Fall Benefit Luncheon 2017

Towards the middle of November, days after the surprising results of the presidential election, Perri Peltz and Dr. Carrie Wilkens talked about their new documentary Risky Drinking, to be aired this January on HBO. The film’s about alcohol use disorder and “was born of people asking, ‘I drink at night and I only drink red wine and I never drink on Sundays…am I OK?’’ Ms. Pe...

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Figuring It Out Financially – Savvy
Parents Make for Savvy Kid

Luncheon 2017    Mother's Day Benefit

We know there are lots of rules - rules of etiquette, rules for writing,
rules of the game, even rules for radicals – but did you know there
are rules for making your child a money genius? Beth Kobliner
does and she explained some of these rules one afternoon recently,
while speaking at Parents in Action’s annual Mother’s Day Lunch.

Revisit

​PAST EVENT HIGHLIGHT

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You Asked,
They Answered

​​2017   Fathers Forum

What would happen if you put an engaging group of experts in front of a
crowd of engaged fathers and let the audience drive the conversation?
The 8th annual PIA Fathers Forum set out to answer that question.
It worked. The session went 45 minutes longer than scheduled, to handle
the volume of questions; and even as it ended, dozens of fathers lined
up to continue the discussion with panel members one-on-one.

Revisit

​PAST EVENT HIGHLIGHT

Slide background

Teen Scene XXXI –
Teen Panel Informs Parents

​Teen Scene 2017

On a chilly night in February, three months after a contentious election and in
a new year marked by protests on a variety of fronts, sixteen teenagers from
over a dozen New York independent schools gathered on stage and showed
they were more mature and thoughtful than many adults. They were
surprisingly optimistic about their relationships with their parents, friends, the
schools they attend and the world they will inherit.

Revisit

PAST EVENT HIGHLIGHT

Slide background

Teens and Sex:

Understanding Consent and
Healthy Decision Making.

Fall Seminar 2016

A rapt audience Tuesday night witnessed a Q&A
panel discussion about teens, sex and consent
at NYC-Parents in Action's Fall Seminar.

Revisit

PAST EVENT HIGHLIGHT

Slide background

The Risky Business
of Risky Drinking

Fall Benefit Luncheon 2017

Towards the middle of November, days after the surprising results of the
presidential election, Perri Peltz and Dr. Carrie Wilkens talked about their
new documentary Risky Drinking, to be aired this January on HBO.
The film’s about alcohol use disorder and “was born of people asking,
‘I drink at night and I only drink red wine and I never drink
on Sundays…am I OK?’’ Ms. Pe...

Revisit

PAST EVENT HIGHLIGHT

Spotlight on Facilitators:
KATHERINE WEBER

Ask Katherine Weber about facilitating, and it’ll be clear her enthusiasm is as strong now, after five years, as it was when she was first drawn to the work. She happily notes that the rewards of facilitation are “many”…
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Guest Column

Using Social Media as a College Application Tool

by Liz Repking
PIA

If you have sent a child off to high school, you understand that bittersweet feeling of being proud of this child nearing young adult independence, while realizing that same child will be flying the nest in four incredibly short years. And boy, do those four years go quickly! There are so many things that we as parents are warning our kids about throughout their high school years…

Are My Kids “Liked?” To Post or Not To Post

To post or not to post your kids on social media. That is the question. Just as the Fourth of July and Christmas will come every year, so will the pictures of my friends’ kids on my Facebook newsfeed: the first days of school, the birthdays, the milestones. Some of those photos make me wonder—how will that kid feel when he grows up and finds his grubby chocolate face for all of FB to see? Or worse, how will the little girl feel when she sees the ‘Hey, I just got potty trained!’ photo of...
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