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Tag Archives: self-esteem
By Jackie Saulmon Ramirez | September 2, 2015 As children grow, one of the best skills needed in life is good manners. From the time children begin moving around on their own, they should be taught good manners by their … 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
By Jackie Saulmon Ramirez | October 29, 2014 “Stroking” is something that one of our Parents Anonymous facilitator mentioned often to members. It is such a simple thing, really, but something we may not think of too often. Stroking is … 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
We learned the hard way, our heart-shaped pond held children’s attentions – and real danger. By Jackie Saulmon Ramirez | March 5, 2014 My father built a rock-lined, heart-shaped goldfish pond for my mother in the back yard. The pond … Continue reading
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
Parents second-guess many decisions made when their children were young but we all did the best we could. By Jackie Saulmon Ramirez | November 6, 2013 Last night I saw a scary movie meant for children and immediately my thoughts … Continue reading
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
“I don’t have any friends!” will be a lament heard by many parents after the first day of school. By Jackie Saulmon Ramirez | August 14, 2013 Being friendless is a concern for many children and time will take care … Continue reading
Teenage girls who have positive relationships with their fathers have higher self-esteem and are less likely to be depressed. I am open to your thoughts on this; send me a message. Copyright © 2014 Jackie Saulmon Ramirez. All Rights Reserved. … Continue reading
If the invisible damage showed up like bruises and marks, perhaps parents would think twice. By Jackie Saulmon Ramirez | May 30, 2013 About ten years ago Mr. Ramirez was partly dozing off after a long day and watching a TV … Continue reading
Depression is common but should not define your life By Jackie Saulmon Ramirez In my Parents Anonymous group, depression touched many of our lives from time to time. Many of our members were dealing with very difficult, stressful situations that … Continue reading
Mister Rogers gave empathy, encouragement and understanding in his interview By Jackie Saulmon Ramirez | October 27, 2012 In the winter of 2002 I drove to an appointment and having a few extra minutes decided to finish listening to an … Continue reading
By Jackie Saulmon Ramirez | September 20, 2012 Chores teach lifelong skills and values that cannot be bought. TIPS The word ‘Chore’ can be changed to: Duty, Task, Obligation, Service, Work, Toil, Job or Responsibility. Pick a word! Simply changing … Continue reading
By Jackie Saulmon Ramirez | August 29, 2012 We know self esteem is a person’s view of themselves or their worth. We also know a child’s view of their self worth can be increased or decreased by the way a … Continue reading