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Fatherhood

​​March 2015 Fathers Only

Some of the almost 200 fathers who attended Fathers Only
did so because​their wives told them to come, others came
of their own volition.The standing room only crowd viewed
excerpts of the Academy Award winning film Boyhood ..

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Food Literacy

April 2015 School Rep Luncheon

You care deeply about your child’s nutrition. You’ve read the frightening
statistics on the obesity epidemic surging in America. So you read labels.

You limit sugary treats . . .But is that enough?

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PIA’s Signature Teen Panel

​February 2015 TEEN SCENE

New York City is a singular place to be a teenager, but the young
panelists at Parents in Action’s twenty-ninth annual Teen Scene event
agreed that parents should relax; most of them are doing just fine.

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socialsklz-:)

with Faye​ ​de Muyshondt

May 2015 Mother's Day Benefit

Faye De Muyshondt, author of socialsklz:-) spoke at PIA’s
annual Mother’s Day luncheon. Social skills – “the missing
piece in American education” - are the foundation for everything
we do, they build self-esteem, and are vital to success in today’s
fast paced, technological world.

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How Your Child Can…

Score High SATs, Get Into a Top College and Still Have a Life!

by Dan Molloy

As parents of high school students, you want your children to have the best possible options when it comes to selecting a college…
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Guest Column

Social Media Smarts For Tweens and Teens – It Starts Earlier Than You Think

by Alan Katzman

Learning how to use social media is an imperative life skill for today’s youth and their parents. Parents can empower their children with the knowledge to make good choices in the use of all forms of technology and social media. With proper coaching and guidance, today’s tweens and teens may well prove that social media is not the death of a generation but the impetus for its growth and development.

 
 

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