Tag Archives: New Jersey

Patriot Day – September 11


Patriot Day marks one of the most tragic events to ever occur on American soil. These educational resources memorialize that event and the victims lost on that day. The resources are in alphabetical order according to the resource titles. If … Continue reading

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Parents Anonymous Awards 2014


By Jackie Saulmon Ramirez | June 26, 2014 Each year Parents Anonymous presents two awards within the Organization: The Jolly K. Award to a Parent and the Juanita Chavez Award to a Staff Member, each from across the U.S. Published … Continue reading

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Father’s Day Message To Dads


Father’s Day is approaching once again with many looking forward to celebrations but for me, it is bittersweet. By Jackie Saulmon Ramirez | June 4, 2014 My parents divorced in 1975 when I was already an adult; while I was … Continue reading

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Get Children To Be Responsible For Their Room


The age-old problem of getting children to clean their rooms is one of the top issues discussed in Parents Anonymous Groups around the globe. By Jackie Saulmon Ramirez | May 21, 2014 There are almost as many solutions, though, as … Continue reading

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Ten Tools For Parents


By Jackie Saulmon Ramirez | March 19, 2014 “Just come and get this kid!” was often the plea I heard from parents as a volunteer on the Family Helpline. By the time parents made the call to the Family Helpline … Continue reading

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Meet Bob Stone, the National 2014 Jolly K. Award Recipient


Parents Anonymous National proudly announces the recipient for the 2014 Jolly K. Award as Robert “Bob” Stone of Keansburg, New Jersey! By Jackie Saulmon Ramirez | March 12, 2014 Bob has been the go-to father and friend when someone needed … Continue reading

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Validation Is A Valuable Gift – If You Get It


If your children were magically put in charge of you, how would they treat you? By Jackie Saulmon Ramirez | February 12, 2014 Many years ago I attended a workshop at the Parents Anonymous conference and, as always, I was … Continue reading

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At The End Of My Rope


Little feet following my every step and more questions than I had answers – was it really so long ago? By Jackie Saulmon Ramirez | December 18, 2013 This week I was talking with a friend by e-mail about different … Continue reading

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Parents Anonymous Groups and the White Sneakers


If a parent thinks something is a problem then it is a problem; another’s difficulty does not wait on other members to give their validation. By Jackie Saulmon Ramirez | June 6, 2013 Parents Anonymous welcomes every parent (or someone … Continue reading

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Fathers Are the Other Parent


Getting past the emotions of child custody and visitation By Jackie Saulmon Ramirez | May 1, 2013 Last week in a mother’s support group (not Parents Anonymous) I listened as a young mom described her situation; her daughter is two … Continue reading

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