- Could Parents Anonymous Have Helped My Mother?
- When You See Child Abuse In Public
- The Passage of Time: A Message for Parents
- Why Is Parenting So Difficult?
- Tips On Change
- Preventing Parent Deafness
- Personal Safety Tips For Children
- Benefits of Good Manners
- Customs, Traditions and Rituals
- Breathing to Calm Myself
- What Is The Number One Life Skill Kids Need?
- Back-To-School Tips
- Call Out Racism Where It Lives
- “YOU Are A Terrible Person!”
- Bragging Parents Not Welcome
- Making the Best Use of Group Time
- Edicts to Last a Lifetime
- Discarded Wallet
- Mom vs. Dad Parenting Articles
- Toddler Tantrums: Parent Survival Tips
- Parental Perspectives
- Marvin Marshall’s Discipline Without Stress
- Snooping, Yes or No?
- Chores: Let Kids Do What Works
- Parents Taking Liberties
- Instructions: Be Clear and Concise
- Two Tricks My Mother Played Well
- When is a good time to join Parents Anonymous?
- Warning: Easter Sugar Overload!
- Dangers (Toddlers) Underfoot In The Kitchen
Category Archives: Parenting
By Jackie Saulmon Ramirez | February 11, 2015 Anger can steal your peace of mind and add untold stress to our lives. There are many things I would not do when I am angry: Drive a car, answer the phone, … Continue reading
By Jackie Saulmon Ramirez | February 4, 2015 Am I the only one with the winter blahs? Punxsutawney Phil, that groundhog predictor of spring weather, says winter is here to stay well into March and that means many of us … Continue reading
By Jackie Saulmon Ramirez | January 28, 2015 Tell me, do you prefer your hot chocolate with marshmallows whole, dissolved or none at all? My children are grown and off growing their careers but they left me something very important … Continue reading
By Jackie Saulmon Ramirez | January 21, 2015 Many parents have worried about their child not eating enough, me included. A member was recently concerned about whether or not their child was eating enough to be healthy and it reminded … Continue reading
The Parents Anonymous Group I attended for many years touched on many current topics concerning children and parenting them; racism and prejudice were on that list. I do not like to point out race or sex unless it is important … Continue reading
By Jackie Saulmon Ramirez | December 3, 2014 After reading the post, Great (and Not So Great) Expectations from two weeks ago, I received a comment from a reader that had a childhood not unlike many of us. I was … Continue reading
Expectations can either elevate or deflate us, depending on how it comes into play. By Jackie Saulmon Ramirez | November 19, 2014 In my Parents Anonymous Group, the topic of expectations came up for discussion after a parent called their … Continue reading
Stopping my anger was like trying to stop a runaway train and I could almost predict what would happen if child protective services got involved. By Jackie Saulmon Ramirez | November 12, 2014 Thankfully, Dinkmeyer, McKay and Dinkmeyer were there … Continue reading
“Parents Anonymous is the greatest thing since sliced bread,” I’d say, and the next question is, “If it works so well, then why did you attend for so long?” By Jackie Saulmon Ramirez | October 5, 2014 The answer to … Continue reading
Veterans Day is an official United States holiday that honors all people who have served in the U.S. Armed Forces and are known as veterans. Veterans Day coincides with Armistice Day and Remembrance Day in other parts of the world … Continue reading
From the outside looking inward, couples never imagine how time-intensive parenting will be until they are swamped in diapers, homework and play dates. By Jackie Saulmon Ramirez | September 24, 2014 Children consume a great deal of effort, energy and … Continue reading
Honestly, some of those parenting methods need a PhD to explain how it is supposed to work! By Jackie Saulmon Ramirez | September 17, 2014 A new member to the Parents Anonymous Online Groups once asked me to give her … Continue reading
By Jackie Saulmon Ramirez | August 27, 2014 Seeing a big yellow school bus instantly reminds me of Chelsey and Katie’s experiences catching a ride; frantic searches for things to cram in their backpack and teeth half brushed after a … Continue reading
By Jackie Saulmon Ramirez | August 13, 2014 Shopping for a vehicle when you are in a hurry is risky business. Driving 65 mph in a school zone is tempting fate. Pushing firefighters aside to run into a burning building … Continue reading
Patriot Day marks one of the most tragic events to ever occur on American soil. These educational resources memorialize that event and the victims lost on that day. The resources are in alphabetical order according to the resource titles. If … Continue reading
Labor Day is the first Monday in September and celebrates the achievements of American workers and honors their contributions to the country as a whole. To celebrate Labor Day, parents should teach children to honor and appreciate work and the … Continue reading