- Could Parents Anonymous Have Helped My Mother?
- When You See Child Abuse In Public
- The Passage of Time: A Message for Parents
- Why Is Parenting So Difficult?
- Tips On Change
- Preventing Parent Deafness
- Personal Safety Tips For Children
- Benefits of Good Manners
- Customs, Traditions and Rituals
- Breathing to Calm Myself
- What Is The Number One Life Skill Kids Need?
- Back-To-School Tips
- Call Out Racism Where It Lives
- “YOU Are A Terrible Person!”
- Bragging Parents Not Welcome
- Making the Best Use of Group Time
- Edicts to Last a Lifetime
- Discarded Wallet
- Mom vs. Dad Parenting Articles
- Toddler Tantrums: Parent Survival Tips
- Parental Perspectives
- Marvin Marshall’s Discipline Without Stress
- Snooping, Yes or No?
- Chores: Let Kids Do What Works
- Parents Taking Liberties
- Instructions: Be Clear and Concise
- Two Tricks My Mother Played Well
- When is a good time to join Parents Anonymous?
- Warning: Easter Sugar Overload!
- Dangers (Toddlers) Underfoot In The Kitchen
Tag Archives: Parents Anonymous
By Jackie Saulmon Ramirez | October 21, 2015 I have asked myself this question a thousand times: “Could Parents Anonymous have helped my mother?” My mother used to tell her friends about how bad I was. I didn’t do things … Continue reading
By Jackie Saulmon Ramirez | July 8, 2015 Having volunteered on the Helpline and been a group member for many years I was sometimes asked how Parents Anonymous works. That is when I then smile and reply, “It is the … Continue reading
By Jackie Saulmon Ramirez | March 25, 2015 I was desperate and needed help but the time never seemed just right; there was laundry, errands to do or I was meeting a friend for coffee. Over the years parents have … Continue reading
By Jackie Saulmon Ramirez | February 18, 2015 Twenty-six years ago an army assembled behind me for moral support… and they never left. It seems so long ago that I attended my first Parents Anonymous meeting; the issue driving me … Continue reading
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
Stopping my anger was like trying to stop a runaway train and I could almost predict what would happen if child protective services got involved. By Jackie Saulmon Ramirez | November 12, 2014 Thankfully, Dinkmeyer, McKay and Dinkmeyer were there … Continue reading
“Parents Anonymous is the greatest thing since sliced bread,” I’d say, and the next question is, “If it works so well, then why did you attend for so long?” By Jackie Saulmon Ramirez | October 5, 2014 The answer to … Continue reading
By Jackie Saulmon Ramirez | Revised October 8, 2014 It is a child’s job to have fun on Halloween and it is a parent’s job to keep them safe while they do that. Mischief Night “Mischief Night” or “Devil’s Night,” … 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 | 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
By Jackie Saulmon Ramirez | June 18, 2014 In our Parents Anonymous Group we parents often wondered aloud how our children would ever survive in the real world: Will they be able to manage money? Will they learn to cook … Continue reading
We learn much about parenting from the people around us, especially those we love. By Jackie Saulmon Ramirez | June 11, 2014 My grandmother Mur was only educated to the third grade but she was one of the wisest people … Continue reading
These Ramadan resources are some that I have recommended to Parents Anonymous parents. Resources are in alphabetical order according to the resource titles. If you find a broken link or have a resource to share with other parents please use … Continue reading
These Juneteenth resources are some that I have recommended to Parents Anonymous parents. Resources are in alphabetical order according to the resource titles. If you find a broken link or have a resource to share with other parents please use … Continue reading
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
By Jackie Saulmon Ramirez | May 14, 2014 Children can often help parents reduce stress and help themselves at the same time. In and out of my Parents Anonymous Group, I have come across many parents dealing with situations that … Continue reading
By Jackie Saulmon Ramirez | May 7, 2014 Parents never cease to amaze me with their ingenuity and drive to bring up their children to be happy and productive adults. Natasha shared her method for choosing and earning reward activities … Continue reading