January 29, 2020
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Angst: Raising Awareness Around Anxiety

TUESDAY, MARCH 10, 2020  •  6:30 PM  8:00 PM Mahwah Municipal Alliance (MMA) presents Angst: Raising Awareness Around Anxiety, Free Film Screening Angst is an IndieFlix Original, documentary designed to raise awareness around anxiety. The film includes interviews with kids, teens, educators, experts, parents and a very special interview with American Gold Medalist: Michael Phelps. The goal […]

Teens Reveal Which App is Most Stressful

Also Read: When Snapchat is Your Teen’s Main Mode of Communication The other day, Lorelei (age 14) casually mentioned something about social media and said, “I posted there because it is less stressful.” I know social media adds stress to their lives, but I hadn’t given much thought about which platform is more anxiety producing and […]

Teen Skills for Stress and Resilience

Also Read: How to Get Teens Off Their Screens Thursday, January 23 • 7-9 p.m. Next up in the Edison Speaker Series is a viewing of “Screenagers Next Chapter: Uncovering Skills for Stress and Resilience” on Thursday, January 23 from 7-9 p.m. in the EIS auditorium. Filmmaker and physician Dr. Delaney Ruston takes the conversation around screens […]

5 Signs Your Child is Ready for Kindergarten

By Sara Sykes, Kindergarten Teacher at Oak Knoll School of the Holy Child, a Catholic independent pre-K to grade 12 school in Summit, NJ “Is my child ready for kindergarten?” is one of the top questions I receive from parents as an elementary school teacher. And while there are many factors that go into determining […]

What You Need to Know About Vaping

Why, oh why, does there always have to be something new to worry about?!? What the hell is vaping and why does it seem everyone is doing it? It all started with the introduction of e-cigarettes in 2007. Now, there are several different types of vaping devices, including MODS or advanced personal vaporizers and vape pens. E-cigs look like a […]

14 Reasons Why Parents (& Kids) Love Camp Riverbend

Choosing the right camp can be overwhelming. We thought we’d take the time to share some of things that that make Camp Riverbend special. Even though the camp is only about 35 minutes from New York City, it feels world’s away, a perfect place for a kid to unplug and explore.  Here’s what parents (and […]

10 Resolutions for Getting Your Family Healthier

Also Read: 10 Tasty Avocado Recipes A mother is never truly alone. Even on the rare occasion I am by myself, my mind and heart are with my kids. I can look to the New Year as an opportunity for self-improvement, but the truth is, it all comes back to my family anyway. This year, […]

A New Years Party…for the Kids!

Make a Kid Hangout Room Set up a kids campout in a tucked away place. Stock it with pillows, sleeping bags, stuffed animals, a few good DVDs and each other’s company will make the night a winner. Stock the room with fun family games like Headbanz and Guestures. Set up video games like Guitar Hero and Just Dance. Ask guest to bring their favorite party […]

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