Tag Archives: communication

The Conference Exercise That Made Me Think


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

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Easy Parenting Part I


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

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Support Group Wisdom


By Jackie Saulmon Ramirez | August 20, 2014 The Parents Anonymous Group was a wealth of information; I wonder how I could ever have managed without it and the members. Here are a few quick tips that I learned in … Continue reading

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Communication Tips For Parents


How do you talk with your children; have you ever just sat down and thought about it? By Jackie Saulmon Ramirez | August 6, 2014 If you take a walk through the neighborhood – a store, school, school and so … Continue reading

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Anger Builds Unless Safely Vented


By Jackie Saulmon Ramirez | July 30, 2014 A wise and funny man, Dr. Laurence J. Peter once said, “Speak when you are angry—and you’ll make the best speech you’ll ever regret.” Not only was he wise, he was right. … Continue reading

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It’s Not What You Say— It’s How You Say It


We already know that lecturing a child does not always get the desired response. Sometimes it is not what you say but it may be how you say it. By Jackie Saulmon Ramirez | July 3, 2013 While my girls … Continue reading

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Echo to Fritter: Taming Our Moods


By Jackie Saulmon Ramirez | June 29, 2012 For the last month I have been slowly moving documents, photos and programs from ‘Echo’ to ‘Fritter.’ (Yes, I have named all my computers over the years: Alpha, Bravo, Charlie, Delta, Echo … Continue reading

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