April 2011 Blog Posts (3)

Why He Ran Away From Home at Age Four

Why He Ran Away From Home at Age Four

By Garry Gamber





My father was born in 1920 and lived until he was 91. He was vital and energetic all of his life and I learned many things from him.

 

My favorite story about my father concerns a humorous incident when he was only four years old. It's very indicative of his character and reminds me of several important lessons every time I think of the…

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Added by Familyigloo Editor on April 18, 2011 at 1:58pm — No Comments

Never Take Fatherhood For Granted

Never Take Fatherhood For Granted

By Guy F Maltais





The key to acquiring proficiency in any task is repetition. It's a shame that sometimes what we repeat as a father is more damaging than we realize.

 

My oldest son is in first grade. This must be the age where he realizes that Dad is often busy and that he should just find something to play with on his own.

 

The excitement of a…

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Added by Familyigloo Editor on April 18, 2011 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Children and Hygiene: How Parents Can Avoid Having the Stinky Kid

Children and Hygiene: How Parents Can Avoid Having the Stinky Kid

By Deborah Gilboa, M.D





Hygiene. Ugh. This is a struggle that surprises most parents in the elementary and often the middle school years.

 

Children may have trouble with wiping themselves well, getting dirty clothes to the laundry,using deodorant, washing hands and face, or brushing teeth. Many resist bathing. Hair care is low on most kids' priority lists.

 

What can parents…

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Added by Familyigloo Editor on April 12, 2011 at 4:12am — No Comments

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