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Fathers Only 2016
Tuesday, March 1, 2016 7:00 - 8:30 PM
New Venue: The Dalton School, 108 East 89th St.
Our Signature Event for Dads returns, with Ron Lieber –
New York Times “Your Money” columnist, author and Dad –
who will speak on his new book The Opposite Of Spoiled:
Raising Kids Who Are Grounded, Generous & Smart About Money.
SPRING BENEFIT 2016
with Gretchen Rubin
Wednesday, May 11, 2016 12 - 2:00 PM
Colony Club, 564 Park Avenue
Support PIA! Come to our Spring Benefit Luncheon and hear
best-selling author Gretchen Rubin (The Happiness Project and Better
Than Before) offer her unique perspectives on habits and happiness.
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.
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?
Panel discussion on
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 ..
Recently, college campuses have devoted a great deal of thought and debate to the crucial issue of “consent,” with specific emphasis on preventing sexual assaults. But, what exactly is consent, and when and how should we teach it? This question isn’t as simple as it sounds. A common definition for consent may be given in a few key phrases, but for some parents, just the idea of talking to their children about sexuality can be awkward.
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As the winter holidays approach, chilly days and early evenings drive us inside for warmth and light and family togetherness. It feels lucky to be
Has the question of where your child will (eventually) go to college loomed yet in your home, either as background noise, or as full-blown cacophony?
Frank Bruni spoke to a packed audience at PIA's Fall Benefit Luncheon on November 11. The New York Times columnist offered
“We’d rather talk to our kids about sex than about money,” was the quip with which Dr. Melissa Donohue, Founder and Principal of Financial Nutrition,
Virtually all parents – when they have doubts or agonize over solving a child-rearing problem – share a drive to reach the goal that trumps all others
You care deeply about your child’s nutrition. You’ve read the rising – and frightening – statistics on the overweight/ obesity/diabetes epidemic…
Six weeks ago Faye de Muyshondt’s second child, Oliver, was born; six years ago she gave birth to socialsklz:-). Before Oliver came marriage and...
NYC-PIA’s annual “Fathers Only” took on a unique format for a full house of over 230 dads at the Hewitt School this year. Hosted by PIA Board Member..
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...
“Hate Me Now, Thank Me Later” - Dr. Robin Berman’s UK book title - succinctly captures the message and tone of her very entertaining presentation...
Parents have a lot more power than they may realize to prevent teens from sliding into substance abuse. That was the strong message a sell-out...
“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...
On a Tuesday night in October, in an auditorium filled to capacity at the Nightingale-Bamford School, parents viewed “Out of Reach,” a documentary...
Karen Finerman spoke to the sell-out audience at NYC-Parents in Action’s annual Mother’s Day Benefit held on May 13, 2014…
Sometimes an article is hard to write because its content lies close to the heart. Such was the case with this writer, reporting on Dr. Catherine...