• Rona Renner,
    Rona Renner, "Is that Me Yelling?"
  • Managing the Anxiety of Parenting Teens
    Managing the Anxiety of Parenting Teens
  • How To Be A Good Parent On A Budget
    How To Be A Good Parent On A Budget
  • The View From The Bay - Discussing men's and women's communication
    The View From The Bay - Discussing men's and women's communication
  • AVG - The Digital Playground
    AVG - The Digital Playground
  • AVG Digital Diaries Episode 2: Digital Birth
    AVG Digital Diaries Episode 2: Digital Birth
  • AVG Digital Diaries Episode 3: Internet Safety for Six to Nine-Year-Olds
    AVG Digital Diaries Episode 3: Internet Safety for Six to Nine-Year-Olds
  • Shelly Rivoli with Rona Renner on The View from the Bay
    Shelly Rivoli with Rona Renner on The View from the Bay
  • Blossoming Mom Series (PART ONE)
    Blossoming Mom Series (PART ONE)
  • Blossoming Mom Series (PART TWO)
    Blossoming Mom Series (PART TWO)
  • Blossoming Moms Series (PART THREE)
    Blossoming Moms Series (PART THREE)
  • Blossoming Moms Series (PART FOUR)
    Blossoming Moms Series (PART FOUR)

Tips and Articles

For Parents And Anyone Who Cares For And About Kids!
Below is a list of tips to help you as you care for your children. Select a Language to download a printable version (Acrobat PDF) of each tip. Download Acrobat Reader Free.

When I was the official nurse of the Bay Area Discovery Museum, and each month I answered questions from parents. Go to http://www.baykidsmuseum.org/nc/search-results/?&sword=nurse%20rona&scols=tt_content.header-bodytext-imagecaption&stype=L0&scount=31&spointer=0 to read some of the articles.

Thank you to Hanh Nguyen, project coordinator at the International Children Assistance Network for translating some of our articles to Vietnamese.

Art and Play
  • 20 Reasons Art is Good for Children   Download PDF (English)
  • How Do I Talk To Kids About Art?   Download PDF (English)
  • Play: It’s the Way Young Children Learn Download PDF (English) – (Spanish)
  • The Importance of Play   Download PDF (English)

 

Discipline and Temperament
  • Another Way To Understand Children’s Behavior Download PDF (English)
  • Ask the Expert: Looking at Your Child’s Behavior Through the Lens of Temperament Download PDF (English) Originally published by the Golden Gate Mothers Group.
  • Discipline Tips   Download PDF (English)
  • Hitting, Kicking, Biting, and Hair Pulling   Download PDF (English)
  • How to Calm Your Crying Baby English | Spanish | Chinese
  • How to Discipline Children with Love and Limits   Download PDF (English)
  • Keeping Up with Spirited Kids   Download PDF (English)
  • Self-Regulation: Tips for Teachers and Child Care Providers    Download PDF (English)
  • Self-Regulation: Tips for Parents    Download PDF (English)
  • Setting Limits with a Timer   Download PDF (English)
  • Six Ways to Raise a Child Who’s NOT a Bully   Download PDF (English)
  • Tantrums, Fussing, and Whining Download PDF (English)
  • Tantrums on Display Download PDF (English)
  • Time’s Up! Download PDF English | Vietnamese
  • Using “Time-Out” for Discipline Download PDF (English) – (Spanish)
  • What to Do When Children Beg, Plead, and Make Demands Download PDF (English)

 

Children and Technology
  • Setting Guidelines and Limits for Children Ages Two to Five Download PDF (English)
  • Research, results, and reflections for parents of children ages 10-13 Download PDF (English)
  • Life in your child’s digital shoes, for parents of children ages 10-13 Download PDF (English)
  • Parenting dilemmas for the digital age, children ages 10-13 Download PDF (English)
  • How to talk about safety and limits for children ages 10-13 Download PDF (English)

 

Families and Relationships
  • Are You Feeling Stressed?   Download PDF (English) – (Spanish)
  • Celebrating Father Figures   Download PDF (English) – (Spanish)
  • Divorce Tips from Dr. Ann Buscho – Co-Parenting After A Divorce Download PDF (English)
  • Honoring Fathers Download PDF (English) – (Spanish)
  • Is it Possible for Parents to Live a Balanced Life? Download PDF (English) – (Spanish)
  • Keeping Romance Alive Download PDF (English)
  • Less Stress and More Holiday Cheer Download PDF (English)
  • Passing On Your Values to Your Children Download PDF (English) – (Spanish)
  • Preparing for Another Child Download PDF (English)
  • Raising Siblings and Reducing Rivalry Download PDF (English)
  • Regaining Friendly Relations with Your Partner Download PDF (English)
  • Sibling Tips   Download PDF (English)
  • The Wisdom of Fathers  Download PDF (English)
  • What Triggers Your Anger? Download PDF (English)

 

General Parenting
  • An Attitude of Gratitude Download PDF (English)
  • Being a “Good Enough” Parent: Practice and Patience, Not Perfection Download PDF (English)
  • Celebrating All Children Download PDF (English)
  • Choosing Quality Childcare Download PDF (English)
  • Eating Out with Kids: Restaurant Behavior Download PDF (English)
  • Economics Are Not Child’s Play   Download PDF (English)
  • Give Thanks to Mother… Every Day!   Download PDF 2009 English | 2008 English
  • Having a Pleasant Trip in the Car   Download PDF (English)
  • Helping Children Cope with Traumatic Events   Download PDF (English)
  • How to Yell Less Download PDF (English)
  • Inexpensive Fun for Kids in the New Year  Download PDF (English)
  • Interrupting   Download PDF (English)
  • Keeping Our Children Safe and Sound  Download PDF (English)
  • Less Stress and More Holiday Cheer   Download PDF (English)
  • Less Yelling and More Joy for the Holidays Download PDF (English)
  • Let’s Celebrate Young Children  Download PDF (English)
  • Pets Teach Children Life Lessons   Download PDF (English)
  • Raising Children with Special Needs   Download PDF English | Vietnamese
  • Raising Grateful Children  Download PDF English
  • Raising Healthy and Happy Girls   Download PDF English | Vietnamese
  • Real New Year’s Resolutions for Our Children and Families Download PDF (English)
  • Taking Turns   Download PDF (English)
  • Talking to Your Child About War Download PDF (English)
  • Teaching Children to Love the Earth  Download PDF (English)
  • Tips for Teen Parents  Download PDF (English) – (Spanish)
  • Travel Tips for Summer Trips Download PDF (English)
  • Traveling with Young Children  Download PDF (English)
  • Uncertain Motherhood Download PDF (English)
  • When to Worry About Your Preteen  Download PDF (English)
  • “Where Did I Come From?:” Answering Tough Questions from Kids Download PDF (English)

 

Health and Safety
  • 10 Safety Tips from Kohl’s Injury Prevention Program Download PDF (English) – (Spanish)
  • Healthy Halloween Download PDF (English)
  • Healthy Snacks on the Go Download PDF (English)
  • Keeping Kids Healthy During Cold and Flu Season Download PDF (English)
  • Keeping Our Children Safe and Sound Download PDF (English)
  • Lyme Disease Q & A  Download PDF (English)
  • Safe and Sound: Keeping Our Children from Harm Download PDF (English)
  • Safe Fun in the Sun this Summer Download PDF (English)
  • Summer Safety Download PDF (English)
  • Ten Ways to Have a Successful Appointment with Your Child’s Doctor Download PDF (English) – (Spanish)
  • Tips for a Healthier New Year Download PDF (English)

 

School and Education
  • ADHD Students and College by Harlan Gephart and Stephanie Sarkis  Download PDF (English)
  • Back to School Tips  Download PDF (English) – (Spanish)
  • Children with Learning Disabilities or Differences  Download PDF (English)
  • Four Tips for Preparing You and Your Child for Kindergarten Download PDF (English)
  • Help Your Child Become a Reader  Download PDF (English) – (Spanish)
  • Helping Children with Learning Disabilities and Differences Adjust to School  Download PDF (English)
  • Helping Your Child with Homework   Download PDF (English)
  • How Parents Can Help Kids Who Have Learning Disabilities or Differences   Download PDF (English)
  • It’s Time to Do Your Homework!   Download PDF (English)
  • Mr. Science’s Top Ten Experiments from Tree Frog Treks View Tips on the Tree Frog Treks Website
  • Reading for Pleasure and School Success Download PDF: (English) – (Spanish)

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