Tag Archives: Religion

Customs, Traditions and Rituals


By Jackie Saulmon Ramirez | August 26, 2015 Customs, Traditions and Rituals: What is the Difference and Why do Children Need Them? Customs, traditions and rituals were always an interesting topic in the Freehold Parents Anonymous Group that I attended. … Continue reading

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Call Out Racism Where It Lives


By Jackie Saulmon Ramirez | July 29, 215 For our children’s generation, what are the answers concerning what seems to be never-ending racism? One of the answers unfolded in social media recently from start to finish with a friend of … Continue reading

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We Do Not Celebrate Christmas Like Most Folks


By Jackie Saulmon Ramirez | December 17, 2014 My husband grew up with his aunt and uncle who were Jehovah’s Witnesses so Christmases for us were strained at best. Finally, when my girls were two and five we decided to … Continue reading

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Easy Parenting Part II


From the outside looking inward, couples never imagine how time-intensive parenting will be until they are swamped in diapers, homework and play dates. By Jackie Saulmon Ramirez | September 24, 2014 Children consume a great deal of effort, energy and … Continue reading

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Ramadan


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

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Trayvon: Dr. King and Daddy


When something horribly bad happens, where we are and what we are doing at the time is forever imprinted into our minds, like the World Trade Towers falling in New York City— we remember the shock as we stood transfixed.  … Continue reading

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Trayvon: Children and Racism


As parents, we go about our daily duties without a thought until a disturbing news event gets our attention and we turn to watch and listen. We are visibly moved and stop to ask— why. By Jackie Saulmon Ramirez | … Continue reading

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