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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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Andrea Spiritos

​October ​2014    ​​School Rep Luncheon

“When you pictured having a family, what did that look like?
Who was your child going to be to you, and for you?” So began
the interactive presentation by Andrea Spiritos, a psychotherapist
specializing in young adulthood and parenting. Her workshop,
“Parenting with an Open Heart”....



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Kids & Drugs: What Your Teen Knows
(That You Don't) About Drugs

​October ​2014    ​​Seminar

On a Tuesday night in October, in an auditorium filled to capacity at
the Nightingale-Bamford School, parents viewed "Out of Reach," a
documentary film about prescription drug use among adolescents. Cyrus
Stowe, a 17-year-old high school student and filmmaker from Dallas, Texas...



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Robin Berman, M.D.

​November ​2014    ​​Fall Benefit

"Hate Me Now, Thank Me Later" – Dr. Robin Berman's UK book title – succinctly
captures the message and tone of her very entertaining presentation to a
delighted audience at the NYC-Parents in Action Fall Benefit on November 13.
Deceptively comedic, Dr. Berman's energetic style (and the frequent laughs it drew)
actually delivered substantive data and some profound...



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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