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Tag Archives: discipline
By Jackie Saulmon Ramirez | May 13, 2015 Many parents struggle to find the perfect method for bringing up children with the least amount of aggravation as possible. Oh, and it has to be simple. With my own children, I … 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
By Jackie Saulmon Ramirez | March 26, 2014 If a parent punishes a child, what does a child learn from that? ‘Punishment’ is a very ugly word and I wish parents would take that word, write it down on a … Continue reading
When you get a puppy you teach them to be housebroken, to sit, stay, down and heel— kids need training too. By Jackie Saulmon Ramirez | December 13, 2013 Hilda, an 86-year-old member in my Parents Anonymous group, had reared several … Continue reading
Never make a threat you are not going to carry out. By Jackie Saulmon Ramirez | August 29, 2013 “You are grounded for a month!” “By the time you finish with this you’ll be collecting Social Security!” “You cannot leave … Continue reading
Writing about spanking drums up negative images from my childhood that makes it seem like just yesterday. By Jackie Saulmon Ramirez | August 8, 2013 Many will remember the early years of computers when our internet connections via telephone lines … Continue reading
Many children have uttered the term “retard” or “retarded” to express their dislike of someone or during an argument not thinking of the group of people they offend. By Jackie Saulmon Ramirez | August 1, 2013 Children – and many adults … Continue reading
Few topics raise tempers on both sides as much as spanking and scriptures. By Jackie Saulmon Ramirez | July 13, 2013 This week I heard from Susan, a longtime member who has joined grandparenthood and is now dealing with new, … Continue reading
Drawing limits can help lessen stress and reduce the impact of network news. By Jackie Saulmon Ramirez | July 4, 2013 My grandmother Mur used to say, “If it weren’t for bad luck, I wouldn’t have any at all,” then … Continue reading
When my husband would not quit hitting our girls, I had to find a way to stop him myself. By Jackie Saulmon Ramirez | May 23, 2013 Parenting differences often pop up when moms and dads do not agree on … Continue reading
There are other things to think about when considering spanking as a means of discipline By Jackie Saulmon Ramirez | December 5, 2012 Spanking can split folks in a room into taking sides faster than politics and it is just … Continue reading
By Jackie Saulmon Ramirez | September 26, 2012 One thing puzzles me from childhood, why did my mother keep that old sugar bowl for so long? It was small, wide at the top, narrow at the bottom, made of cheap … Continue reading
By Jackie Saulmon Ramirez | September 19, 2012 My younger brother Terry had not seen our mother for many years until I broke the news to him she was dying of cancer. He had been separated from his wife for … Continue reading
You are a parent looking for help and support but you are not quite sure if a Parents Anonymous Group is for you. By Jackie Saulmon Ramirez | September 18, 2012 Here are a few reasons a Parents Anonymous Group … Continue reading
By Jackie Saulmon Ramirez | June 29, 2012 Aesop’s quote, “familiarity breeds contempt,” is puzzling to say the least. The quote could be applied in many different situations but when applied to children and parents I think it means the … Continue reading