In honor of Mother's Day, we're asking New Baltimore-Chesterfield Patch readers to share their mom's best advice.
Sunday, May 13, 2012
Friday, May 11, 2012
In honor of Mother's Day on Sunday, we're asking New Baltimore/Chesterfield Patch readers to share their mom's best advice.
In life, you could count on Mom to be the person to tell you right from wrong. No matter if she was telling you to wash your hands after playing in your sandbox, not to cuss or she'd wash your mouth out with soap or simply, that "life is like a box of chocolates..." (à la Forrest Gump), she was giving out her best advice and you were listening. Check out what some readers below had to say, and then tell us your mother's favorite words of wisdom and we'll add it to the list. From all of us, here at Patch, Happy Mother's Day! Here's what some readers said on the New Baltimore-Chesterfield Patch Facebook page. Patricia Johnson: Get an education! Scott Myers: Don't poke your sister in the eye. Kristen Skladd: Never go to sleep angry. Judith …
Saturday, April 2, 2011
Consider your child's age, maturity level when answering questions about images they see on television.
A devastated Japan. War-torn Iraq and Afghanistan. Conflict in Libya. The chaos across the globe is often front and center in our living rooms by way of television reports. They're not easy images for adults to process, but, for a child, they can be downright frightening. Newsworthy topics are inevitable Sarah Meteer, a New Baltimore mom of two and therapist, said that even without watching the news around children, they are still exposed to grown-up topics in other places. She said that kids will worry about such events, but there are things parents can do help. "Children today see more things going on in the world than we did as kids. I've seen a lot more anxiety recently than ever before. Parents need to validate their child's feelings…