Long Island Parenting Institute

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LIPI Promotes the Pillars of Purposeful Parenting

For many at-risk Suffolk County children, the Long Island Parenting Institute (LIPI) is the bridge that connects them to a brighter future. Through evidence-based curricula and tools, LIPI teaches, supports, and empowers vulnerable Long Island children who have been abused or neglected. During National Purposeful Parenting Month, we highlight the positive impact LIPI has in underserved communities on Long Island.

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The Long Island Parenting Institute Strengthens Family Bonds

Parenting is difficult in the best of circumstances and for those parents who have been cited by the court for child neglect and maltreatment, they are certainly in the worst of circumstances. According to the National Children’s Alliance, 367,797 child cases of abuse were reported nationally in 2018, including over…

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4 Strategies for When Your Toddler Enters the “Mine” Stage

It is a perfectly normal part of development for toddlers to believe that everything is “mine.” As children learn about themselves as individuals with characteristics that are both similar and different from others, a conflict arises.  At this time, sharing is not a focus for them, as they are more concerned with their own desires.  

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We’ve Lost the Village

Parenting is hard and it’s getting even harder. As a parenting educator, I often get asked why I think it so difficult to raise today’s generation. Is it technology, the economy, or maybe something in the water? Although many variables play a part in the changes we see today, my experience has taught me that children have not changed that much across generations.