Upcoming Events

Feb 4

SCREEN-SMART PARENTING, Helping Parents to Understand & Navigate the Digital Landscape, speaker: Jodi Gold, MD - Cornell

Location: Loyola School, 980 Park Avenue, Library Time: 6:30pm - 7:45pm
Feb 11

THE TWIN CONNECTION: Making Educated Decisions about Raising Twins, Speaker: Dr. Joan A. Friedman

Location: Corlears School, 324 West 15th Street between 8th and 9th Avenues Time: 6:30pm - 7:45pm
Feb 16

President's Days: Office Closed

Thru: 2/17/2015
Mar 4

WHAT MATTERS TO BOYS, Speaker: Abigail James, Ph.D.

Location: Browning School, 52 East 62nd Street Time: 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Mar 16

Spring Break: Office Closed

Preschool Admission Workshops

Feb 2

Preschool Admissions Workshop - Downtown Location

Location: LREI-Little Red School House and Elizabeth Irwin High School 40 Charlton Street (between 6th Ave. and Varick St.) - High School Room 505 Time: 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Feb 3

Preschool Admissions Workshop

Location: The Parents League Office, 115 East 82nd Street, between Park and Lexington Avenues, first floor Time: 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Feb 9

Preschool Admissions Workshop - Downtown Location

Location: LREI-Little Red School House and Elizabeth Irwin High School 40 Charlton Street (between 6th Ave. and Varick St.) - High School Room 505 Time: 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Feb 10

Preschool Admissions Workshop

Location: The Parents League Office, 115 East 82nd Street, between Park and Lexington Avenues, first floor Time: 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Feb 11

Preschool Admissions Workshop

Location: The Parents League Office, 115 East 82nd Street, between Park and Lexington Avenues, first floor Time: 8:30am - 10:00am

Featured Article

  • Bullying

    by Emily Bazelon, Author and Editor
    When I was in 8th grade, I had my own experience with bullying.
    First, my group of friends fired me, which I can say drily now, but at the time it was immensely painful. Then I made a new friend, and when she was being bullied, I had the chance to help her by standing up to her tormenters, and I didn’t do anything. I’ve thought a lot about my own cowardice in that moment and it makes me want to figure out how to help other kids do better. That question led me to write my first book, Sticks and Stones: Defeating the Culture of Bullying and Rediscovering the Power of Character and Empathy. Download the full article here

  • Protecting Childhood

    by Edward M. Hallowell, M.D., Child Psychiatrist and Author
    Childhood ought to be a time in which you find out what you love to do, what you are good at, and where you plug into the world most enthusiastically. As tempting as it can be, no one should presume to program a childhood as if its outcome could already be envisioned. It ought to be its own unpredictable, unique time: a time of discovery, rife with surprises, mistakes, disappointments, and triumphs. Full of “Important Matters” that we adults regularly stress, it also ought to be about little things, like grasshoppers, dog biscuits, basement cobwebs, a teacher who drove a 1966 Porsche 911, a dentist who had a parrot in his office, a rumor that Mr. Hawkins never bathed, new sneakers, swamps, American Girl dolls, splinters, Aunt Ruth’s creamed onions at Thanksgiving, and all kinds of gum.
    Click here to download the full article