Category Archives: Safety

Personal Safety Tips For Children


By Jackie Saulmon Ramirez | September 16, 2015 As young children go off to school and other activities, it is a good time to review personal safety guidelines and tips. These are but a few basic safety measures parents can … Continue reading

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Dangers (Toddlers) Underfoot In The Kitchen


By Jackie Saulmon Ramirez | March 11, 2015 What can do you do when a toddler is constantly underfoot in the kitchen? With two-year-old Chelsey, before I came to Parents Anonymous, I really had no idea what I should do. … Continue reading

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Teach Kids School Bus and Pedestrian Safety Again and Again


“Okay, kids, what is the giant-step rule?” By Jackie Saulmon Ramirez | January 14, 2015 Parents tell children about pedestrian and school bus safety but there is still a good chance they have forgotten what was said. • My older … Continue reading

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Halloween and Mischief Night Safety for Children


By Jackie Saulmon Ramirez | Revised October 8, 2014 It is a child’s job to have fun on Halloween and it is a parent’s job to keep them safe while they do that. Mischief Night “Mischief Night” or “Devil’s Night,” … Continue reading

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Halloween Resources


Halloween may be one of children’s favorite holidays of the year with parents and grandparents are not be far behind! Kids certainly enjoy carved Jack-O’-Lanterns with their eerie glow. In the links below you will find: History, crafts, decorating, educational, … Continue reading

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Depression and Feeling Better – Part II


Depression is common among parents from time to time but should not define your life. By Jackie Saulmon Ramirez | July 9, 2014 The Parents Anonymous Group I attended was much like any group in society; almost everyone experiences prolonged … Continue reading

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Depression and Feeling Better – Part I


Parenting is hard normally but if you are depressed as well then it is much harder than it should be. By Jackie Saulmon Ramirez | July 2. 2014 In my Parents Anonymous Group, depression touched many of our lives from … Continue reading

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Toddler Tantrums in Public


Tantrums in public are the safest and most embarrassing places to have one. Safest because a parent knows all eyes are on them; embarrassing because a parent knows all eyes are on them. The child does not care how a … Continue reading

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Stop Children’s Fighting Over Toys


When toys create unhappiness and discord in families it is time to look for solutions. By Jackie Saulmon Ramirez | April 10, 2013 When parents buy a toy for their children, we have visions of happy, smiling children enjoying the … Continue reading

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Lightning Does Strike More Than Once


By Jackie Saulmon Ramirez | January 23, 2013 There is an old saying that lightning never strikes twice in the same spot but I can assure you it does, if the conditions are right. I have a bit of history … Continue reading

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