Parents are pushed to the limit by work and school schedules and most are running late and it’s only noon. There are too many stories of child abuse on the TV news and in newspapers that stop us in our tracks; just what would drive a parent do something like that to their own … [Read more...] about One Spill Away From Disaster
By Jackie Saulmon Ramirez | September 12, 2012 Last week I read an article by Sarah B. Weir about physicians in Canada (in the CMAJ-Canadian Medical Association Journal) calling for a ban on spanking and tossing out the law that has allowed it to continue for 120 years. The … [Read more...] about The Spanking Debate Continues
Shopping for a car 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 is just plain folly. Then why would anyone discipline a child when upset, angry or in a hurry? “Anger blows … [Read more...] about Tips to Diffuse Anger
Trampolines have been a great hit for all age groups since anyone can remember, because these can provide a lot of fun and exercise. These come in various shapes and sizes, which is why it won't be difficult to find the perfect one for your little one. However, there are some … [Read more...] about Trampolines – A Great Hit For All Age Groups
Every parent wonders whether a child is old enough to be left alone, and for the first few times we will worry they will be safe on their own. The law does not dictate how old a child must be before they can be left alone at home. However, the law does state that any child … [Read more...] about Home Alone—How Old Is Old Enough?