Upcoming PIA Events 2016 - 2017

Mother's Day Benefit 2017

Wednesday, May 10, 12 - 2:00 pm
Colony Club, 564 Park Ave at 62nd St

Please join us for our Mother's Day Benefit Luncheon May 10. Our speaker will be Beth Kobliner, author of Make Your Kid a Money Genius (Even If You're Not): A Parents' Guide for Kids 3 to 23. She’ll talk about her new, must-have guide to teaching kids (from toddlers to teens) the financial facts of life.

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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

Frank Bruni on College Admissions Mania

November 2015   PIA Fall Benefit

Frank Bruni, acclaimed New York Times Columnist and author of Where You Go Is Not Who You’ll Be, reminded a sold out, rapt PIA Benefit audience that there are “any number of . . . educational paths that get you to distinction, accomplishment, success, contentment.”

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Becoming Better Than Before with Gretchen Rubin

Spring 2016   Mother's Day Benefit

At PIA Mother’s Day lunch held Wednesday, May 11, 2016, Gretchen Rubin talked about the differences between abstainers and moderators, Upholders, Questioners, Rebels and Obligers; all tendencies that have profound implications for making and breaking habits.

PAST EVENT HIGHLIGHT

Money Learning,
Dr. Melissa Donohue​

Fall 2016
PIA School Rep Luncheon

Start early, said Dr. Donohue, Founder and Principal of Financial Nutrition. It’s the best way to counter our reluctance since, often, “we’d rather talk to our kids about sex than money.” Offering compelling reasons to push past the discomfort, and clear guidelines for doing so, Dr. Donohue enlightened her audience with practical and welcome advice.

PAST EVENT HIGHLIGHT

An Evening for Fathers with Ron Lieber

​​Fathers Forum   2016

The large crowd of Dads present at the Dalton School on March 1 enjoyed a lively evening with New York Times columnist and author, Ron Lieber. Referencing his recent book, The Opposite of Spoiled: Raising Kids Who Are Grounded, Generous and Smart About Money, Ron offered a thoughtful and thought-provoking focus on values and hard choices.

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MOTHER'S DAY
BENEFIT 2017

Wednesday, May 10, 12:00 – 2:00 pm
Colony Club, 564 Park Ave at 62nd St

Please join us for our Mother's Day Benefit Luncheon May 10.
Our speaker will be Beth Kobliner, author of Make Your Kid
a Money Genius (Even If You're Not): A Parents' Guide for Kids
3 to 23. She’ll talk about her new, must-have guide to teaching
kids (from toddlers to teens) the financial facts of life.

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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

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Frank Bruni on College
Admissions Mania

November 2015    PIA Fall Benefit

Frank Bruni, acclaimed New York Times Columnist and author of Where
You Go Is Not Who You’ll Be
, reminded a sold out, rapt PIA Benefit
audience that there are “any number of . . . educational paths that get
you to distinction, accomplishment, success, contentment.”

Revisit

​PAST EVENT HIGHLIGHT

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Becoming Better Than Before
with Gretchen Rubin

​​Spring 2016     Mother's Day Benefit

At PIA Mother’s Day lunch held Wednesday, May 11, 2016,
Gretchen Rubin talked about the differences between
abstainers and moderators, Upholders, Questioners, Rebels
and Obligers; all tendencies that have profound implications
for making and breaking habits.

Revisit

​PAST EVENT HIGHLIGHT

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Money Learning,
Dr. Melissa Donohue

​​Fall 2016   PIA School Rep Luncheon

Start early, said Dr. Donohue, Founder and Principal of Financial
Nutrition. It’s the best way to counter our reluctance since, often,
“we’d rather talk to our kids about sex than money.” Offering
compelling reasons to push past the discomfort, and clear
guidelines for doing so, Dr. Donohue enlightened her audience
with practical and welcome advice.

Revisit

​PAST EVENT HIGHLIGHT

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An Evening for Fathers
with Ron Lieber

​​Fathers Forum   2016

The large crowd of Dads present at the Dalton School on
March 1 enjoyed a lively evening with New York Times
columnist and author, Ron Lieber. Referencing his recent book,
The Opposite of Spoiled: Raising Kids Who Are Grounded,
Generous and Smart About Money
, Ron offered a thoughtful
and thought-provoking focus on values and hard choices.

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…

Question of the Month: March/April 2017

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Recently, a day care facility posted a sign pleading with parents to put away their phones at pick-up time, and concentrate on the reunion with their child. At pick-up, where is your main focus – phone or child?

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