Category Archives: Holidays

Customs, Traditions and Rituals


By Jackie Saulmon Ramirez | August 26, 2015 Customs, Traditions and Rituals: What is the Difference and Why do Children Need Them? Customs, traditions and rituals were always an interesting topic in the Freehold Parents Anonymous Group that I attended. … Continue reading

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Warning: Easter Sugar Overload!


By Jackie Saulmon Ramirez | March 18, 2015 Easter is coming – watch out for sugar overload! Most parents try to limit sugar and candies their children consume and holidays can often wreck our endeavors. While one day will not … Continue reading

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Gratitude Paradox: Teaching What Works


By Jackie Saulmon Ramirez | November 26, 2014 Halloween is when the first inklings of holiday music appear but Thanksgiving is the true ready-set-go that unleashes the December frenzy. Many parents feel powerless to do anything but go with the … Continue reading

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Halloween: Toes, Worms and Eyeballs


Great memories sometimes only need a little planning and an active imagination. By Jackie Saulmon Ramirez | October 22, 2014 As a teenager Katie provided childcare for our Parents Anonymous Group caring for young kids while parents met. She planned … Continue reading

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