Fathers Forum 2019

SELF-IMAGE IN A SELFIE CULTURE:
Join us at our annual Fathers Forum, NYC-PIA’s signature
event for dads. Hear our expert panel explain how outside
influences may affect your child’s self-esteem.

Tuesday, May 7, 2019, 7:00 – 8:30 pm
The Dalton School, 108 East 89th Street, New York, NY

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.

Spring Seminar 2019

GAMING: Pastime, Problem or Passion?
Hear our expert panelists explore the full range of
effects video games may have on our kids!

Tuesday, April 9, 2019, 7:00 – 8:30 pm
Trevor Day High School Auditorium
312 East 95th Street, New York City

Teen Scene 2019

Read our full coverage article of Teen Scene 2019

A PRACTICING PARENT is Now Posting

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Fathers Forum 2019

SELF-IMAGE IN A SELFIE CULTURE:
Join us at our annual Fathers Forum, NYC-PIA’s signature
event for dads. Hear our expert panel explain how outside
influences may affect your child’s self-esteem.

Details

Registration

Tuesday, May 7, 2019, 7:00 – 8:30 pm
The Dalton School, 108 East 89th Street, New York, NY

Slide background

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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Spring Seminar 2019

GAMING: Pastime, Problem or Passion?
Hear our expert panelists explore the full range of
effects video games may have on our kids!

Details

Registration

Tuesday, April 9, 2019, 7:00 – 8:30 pm
Trevor Day High School Auditorium
312 East 95th Street, New York City

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Teen Scene 2019

Read our full coverage article of
Teen Scene 2019

Read More

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A PRACTICING PARENT
is now posting!

Check Out PIA's New Blog

From the Editor – February 2019

Parents: Don’t Be Fooled by the Dual Face of JUUL

A few years ago, you’d probably heard of e-cigarettes but may have been vague on Juul, and could be excused if you had no idea how to spell it. But that state of innocence is no longer acceptable. Now, Juul is not only a word most parents have heard, it’s a huge teen health problem. The little electronic cigarette that resembles a flash drive has become a teen sensation, thanks to its power to deliver a mind-blowing hit (one tiny Juul“pod” carries the equivalent of an entire package of cigarettes) or to double as a THC drug delivery system (yes, kids load their Juuls with other drugs, too).

My Kid Said, “I Hate You”

I hate you. It’s painful to even write these three words, but when your kid spits them at you, the parent, it’s a blow that reaches all the way to the womb. That’s how I feel. It hurts to hear, even though, rationally, I know he doesn’t mean it. A few weeks ago, I picked up Luke* from school and gave him a snack, one where you have to dip the cookie stick in nut butter or something like that. He ate the snack as we walked together to a doctor appointment a few blocks...
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