My pre-teen daughter asked to have a new friend stay overnight and even though I didn’t know the girl or the parents I said, “Sure, the more the merrier.” Chelsey’s friend Sharon was very bright; her parents were progressive to say the least. She was funny and very clever; she … [Read more...] about House Rules Posted on the Refrigerator
Parents Anonymous welcomes every parent (or someone in a parenting role) to the groups no matter who they are or where they come from. A new member once told our group about another parenting support group she had attended a short time before. She felt as though she had a … [Read more...] about Parents Anonymous Groups and the White Sneakers
Most parents would never intentionally hurt their children, but unfortunately some do. Our self-esteem and what other people think of us are sometimes at the opposite ends of the scale. If I evaluate my worth, I take into account the volunteer work I do and how others value me … [Read more...] about Self-Esteem In Children: What Is Our Role?
As the parent of a young child you may be wondering what you can do to help foster the development of motor skills. Motor skills are extremely important building blocks for a number of academic skills that your child will need when entering school. There are a lot of activities … [Read more...] about Things You Can Do to Promote Your Child’s Motor Skills
When you get a puppy you teach them to be housebroken, to sit, stay, down and heel— kids need training too. Hilda, an 86-year-old member in my Parents Anonymous group, had reared several children into successful adulthood and sought help concerning her teenage granddaughter. … [Read more...] about Teach Your Children The Way You Teach Your Dogs