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We provide education, information and a communication network to inform parents about social and developmental issues.

EVENTS

Benefits

NYC-PIA 2024 Annual Benefit (April 18, 8:15-9:45 am)

SO awkward? It doesn't have to be! Moderated by Stephanie Ruhle, host of MSNBC's 11th Hour, join us in a lively, intimate conversation with leading puberty experts and bestselling authors Dr. Cara Natterson and Vanessa Kroll Bennett about talking to the kids in your life about puberty because we have to talk about all of it if we ...
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Seminars

Webinar: How to Talk to Kids about Anything (May 1, 12 – 1 pm)

Dr. Robyn Silverman believes that young people are assets to be developed, not deficits to be managed. With that ideology in mind, she spends much of her time speaking, writing and podcasting about the best ways that parents, educators and mentors can help children and teens thrive. Battling bullying? Dealing with divorce? Need to have a conversation about ...
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LETTER FROM THE EDITOR

Talking to Your Kids about War in Israel and Gaza

Right after 9/11, parents who were glued to their televisions suddenly realized their children were watching too...Today we see the next generation of horror unfolding, in Israel and Gaza. It is not local this time, but it might as well be. With the explosion of social media, we have scores of horrifying videos literally riding in our pockets and at our fingertips. Again, we are called on to monitor what our children are seeing, and ensure they do not see too much.
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In Case You Missed it

Past Events

FATHERS FORUM 2024 (February 2024)

NYC-Parents in Action’s annual Fathers Forum was held on February 26th at the Trinity School. Hundreds of fathers and other caregivers gathered at Trinity’s Upper West Side campus and online via Vimeo to ...
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Past Events

TEEN SCENE 2024 (February 2024)

For the 2024 Parents In Action Teen Scene, a panel of 15 teens, from 9th to 12th grade and ages 14-18 years old, spoke virtually with NYC- PIA chair and panel moderator Lucy ...
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Past Events

The Key to Thrive and Succeed: Teach Your Child the Art of Self-Control (January 2024)

During this January webinar, we learned about the key factors that create an increased challenge for the modern-day young generation to develop self-regulation. Katherine Reynolds Lewis, award winning journalist, parent educator and author ...
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Ask the Expert: Samantha Altman Gardner

Almost all parents eventually confront one of those days, when we’re frazzled, out of patience and wondering how child-rearing can be so hard when we thought it would come naturally. The rewards of ...
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Ask the Expert: Michaeleen Doucleff

Why doesn’t my child pitch in and help around the house? Is it so much to ask him to just load the dishwasher? Why doesn’t she cooperate? Why does he lack confidence? Today’s ...
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