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

Thank you to all who attended
our sold-out Benefit.

For those who missed it, read the
full article covering the event.

A PRACTICING PARENT is Now Posting

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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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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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Thank you to all who attended
our sold-out Benefit

For those who missed it, read the
full article covering the event

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).

Top-Secret Tutoring

The other day I walked down the block after drop off at my son’s school and chatted with two moms of lower school children. The topic was tutoring. Mom 1: “Listen to this. I was in Mathnasium the other day with my son and there was another boy from my child’s class.  The following day at the school’s morning assembly, I said hello to the mom of the boy from the Mathnasium class. ‘Hey, it’s nice that the boys are getting extra Math help together,’ I said, noticing that a few other parents were listening...
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