Upcoming Events

Sep 7

Office Closed for Labor Day

Sep 8

Normal Office Hours Resume

Time: 9:00am - 4:00pm
Sep 14

Office Closed for Rosh Hashanah

Sep 16

Boarding School Fair

Location: Loyola School, East 83rd Street between Park & Madison Time: 4:30pm - 6:15pm Register

Panel Discussion: Boarding School Admissions

Location: Loyola School, East 83rd Street between Park & Madison Time: 6:30pm - 7:45pm Register

Preschool Admission Workshops

Sep 9

Preschool Admissions Workshop

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

Preschool Admissions Workshop

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

Featured Article

  • Understanding and Managing Your Child’s Temperament

    by Lisa Poelle, Early Childhood Consultant Parents often wonder what causes children to behave in such different ways. How much of a person’s behavior is influenced by environmental changes and how much is simply “hard-wired” or inborn? How much control do parents have over the way their child reacts to the world? How can two siblings be so different, even when raised by the same parents, in the same home, with the same toys, and with the same values? Download the full article here

  • Authoritative Versus Authoritarian Parenting

    by Nancy Samalin, author The media have recently highlighted a fundamental debate among parenting experts: To be a drill sergeant, or an empathic listener? To spank, or not to spank? To punish, or to teach? Which Approach? The strict authoritarian approach, represented by newspaper columnist John Rosemond, is at odds with that of pediatrician T. Berry Brazelton and others who urge parents to set limits on kids' behavior without being punitive.
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