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Personal Safety Tips For Children


By Jackie Saulmon Ramirez | September 16, 2015 As young children go off to school and other activities, it is a good time to review personal safety guidelines and tips. These are but a few basic safety measures parents can … Continue reading

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Edicts to Last a Lifetime


By Jackie Saulmon Ramirez | July 1, 2015 As parents, we tend to sometimes feel that it’s useless to keep reminding children to do things that will keep them happy, safe and well. “Wash your hands before you eat.” “Don’t … Continue reading

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Halloween and Mischief Night Safety for Children


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

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Halloween Resources


Halloween may be one of children’s favorite holidays of the year with parents and grandparents are not be far behind! Kids certainly enjoy carved Jack-O’-Lanterns with their eerie glow. In the links below you will find: History, crafts, decorating, educational, … Continue reading

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Independence Day – Fourth of July


These Independence Day – Fourth of July 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 … Continue reading

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Lucy and Ricky’s World No More


“I cannot believe they allow that on television; what’s the world coming to!” By Jackie Saulmon Ramirez | October 31, 2013 When I was knee-high to a grasshopper, Ricky and Lucy Ricardo were required to sleep in twin beds and … Continue reading

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Social Media and Photos of Our Children


New horror film: Woman was never able to find gainful employment – her parents posted her baby photos on Facebook! By Jackie Saulmon Ramirez | September 26, 2013 In the past three or four years I have come to know … Continue reading

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Pets for Kids: Things To Consider


From a parent’s perspective, a pet shop’s best sales clerks are all four-legged or feathered, crawl, swim or slither. By Jackie Saulmon Ramirez | August 7, 2013 Pets can be wonderful for children and there are benefits as well: improved … Continue reading

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Home Alone—How Old Is Old Enough?


Every parent wonders whether a child is old enough to be left alone, and for the first few times will worry if they will be safe on their own. By Jackie Saulmon Ramirez | Reprinted April 2, 2013 The law … Continue reading

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Lightning Does Strike More Than Once


By Jackie Saulmon Ramirez | January 23, 2013 There is an old saying that lightning never strikes twice in the same spot but I can assure you it does, if the conditions are right. I have a bit of history … Continue reading

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Is Your Child’s Room Safe?


By Jackie Saulmon Ramirez | January 17, 2013 Messy rooms drive parents crazy around the world; it must be some kind of test to make sure kids got the right parents at the hospital. Whatever the reason, it is our … Continue reading

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Nine Nixes to Fix Forgetting


Everyone forgets occasionally – appointments, objects, errands and children – but there are safety nets you can put in place to help you remember. By Jackie Saulmon Ramirez | November 19, 2012 “But I forgot!” “I forgot where it was!” … Continue reading

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Mischief Night and Halloween Safety


Ensure your children get to November 1st safely with memories to last a lifetime. By Jackie Saulmon Ramirez | October 15, 2012 Mischief Night “Mischief Night” or “Devil’s Night,” the night before Halloween, some children ages 10 to 18 may … Continue reading

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Fire Prevention Week Oct. 7-13, 2012


By Jackie Saulmon Ramirez | October 8, 2012 Fire Prevention Week, October 7-13, is an opportunity to review your fire safety steps. This year’s theme is, “Have 2 Ways Out.” There is no time to waste thinking of an alternate … Continue reading

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All Grown Up… But Not Quite


By Jackie Saulmon Ramirez | June 19, 2012 Have you ever googled your child’s name? A member once suggested this to our Parents Anonymous® group to see if our child’s information turned up anywhere it shouldn’t be. There was always … Continue reading

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