Above, Dr. Louise Pyant, a family and marriage therapist and the former assistant principal at PS 215, discussed how times and child-rearing have changed. "The purpose is family first … we've lost our focus." She explained that parents must set aside time in which they would do something for themselves and something [instead for their kids]. "The way you communicate with your children is the way they will communicate with you." Left, Councilman Sanders has committed himself to taking 20 young people, including at least five of the so-called 'bad kids', into the mountains on a leadership retreat.