Tag Archives: Job

Chores: Let Kids Do What Works


By Jackie Saulmon Ramirez | April 22, 2015 My grandmother Mur used to say, “There is more than one way to skin a cat,” and she was right. This past weekend I came up with a new way to do … Continue reading

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Appreciate Children’s Efforts


Instructions are important, especially to children doing a chore for the first time. By Jackie Saulmon Ramirez | October 30, 2013 When I was about six years old we lived in Daytona Beach, Florida. Sand was everywhere; on our floors, … Continue reading

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Peer Pressure and Allowance


Fifteen-year-olds do not turn into crazed consumers overnight but there is hope. By Jackie Saulmon Ramirez | September 25, 2013 Recently a mother was shocked and bewildered when her son demanded she buy him the latest gadget while cursing and … Continue reading

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