PLNY Blog

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by Barbara H. Scott, Executive Director, Parents League of New York

Like a backhand slice is a tool in tennis, heading back to school with COVID-19 and the Delta variant means using our best parenting skills as we dig deep for our kids. To that end, here are some thoughts for back to school this year.

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by Dr. Ned Hallowell 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.

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With the new variant on the rise, independent schools in and around New York City are requiring PCR covid testing, often within a narrow window of time. Find out where to get your student tested today.

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by Judith Warner, Journalist and Author

Decades of research show that the middle school years are the number one most challenging time in the life of parents. But it’s a peculiarity of the early 21st that, all too often, mothers and fathers alike are getting drawn into the quagmire of early adolescence along with their kids.