Tag Archives: boredom

Get Kids (Learning) Playing


By Jackie Saulmon Ramirez | May 28, 2014 Many parents look forward to children’s vacations from school but each summer also brings dread. What do you do when the kids finally utter the first ‘I’m bored’? Boredom can be so … Continue reading

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Depression: Actions You Can Take to Feel Better


Depression is common but should not define your life By Jackie Saulmon Ramirez In my Parents Anonymous group, depression touched many of our lives from time to time. Many of our members were dealing with very difficult, stressful situations that … Continue reading

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Out of the Fire, Into the Frying Pan


By Jackie Saulmon Ramirez | July 12, 2012 Parents Anonymous has provided parent support groups all over New Jersey for many years. I attended every single week because it helped me learn what was normal in certain age ranges, what … Continue reading

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A Change of Scenery


By Jackie Saulmon Ramirez | July 3, 2012 When children are in one spot too long they get antsy— restless. There is no school, their friends are all busy and it’s too hot to be outdoors for long. Before you … Continue reading

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