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URL :http://www.earnestparenting.com
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Posts on Regator:1453
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Archived Since:January 11, 2011

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Monday Give Away Linky, Late August Edition

Good Monday, Heroes! I still have the goal of finishing up all of the archive edits (mentioned those last week) and getting things back on track with the blog this month. It’ll be nice to get back to regular publishing […] Be the first to comment... Show More Summary

Building a Better Student: Intellectual Arrogance

I never thought I’d write an article like this. After working with students for more than twenty years to help them embrace the idea that Smart is Cool, I have to call out some students who have abused the notion. […] Be the first to comment... Show More Summary

Monday Give Away Linky, Making Progress Edition

So, Heroes! We’ve been making fantastic progress around here. Last week saw not only a successful Vacation Bible School program (I have a lot of responsibilities with it), but a wildly successful garage sale right here at Earnest Parenting HQ. Show More Summary

Monday Give Away Linky, It’s August Edition

Oh, my goodness. Here we are again with another week gone by. Is the summer going too fast for you? It’s going too fast for me. The good news is we have another giveaway linky! Check out the contests below […] Be the first to comment... Show More Summary

Oy. I Missed the Linky Deadline – Again

Soooooooo, yea. I didn’t get the linky up last night, and now it’s really too late so I have decided to just post something explanatory and excusatory (I just made that word up. You’re welcome.) and live to try to […] Be the first to comment... Show More Summary

Monday Give Away Linky, Summer’s Heating Up Edition

Heroes, here in Michigan the summer has been cool and with plenty of rain. Except for the havoc it’s wreaking with my allergies, the weather has been fine with me. However, the temperatures are rising. I hope my allergies calm […] Be the first to comment... Show More Summary

Monday Give Away Linky

Well Heroes, it’s already Monday again. An InLinkz Link-up Be the first to comment... Related Posts:Wahoo Monday Give Away Linky!Monday Give Away Linky Yay!Giveaway LinkyMonday Give Away Linky, Yay!Link Up! Monday Give Away Linky Copyright © 2014 Earnest Parenting. Show More Summary

Monday Give Away Linky, On a Mission Edition

Good morning, Heroes! Today, I am on a mission to Get Things Done. After a loooooong, hard winter and a cold, wet spring, we’ve moved into a stormy, humid summer. (begin sarcasm) Yay. (end sarcasm) Seriously, though: I am feeling […] Be the first to comment... Show More Summary

Monday Give Away Linky, Beach Soccer Edition

So sorry for this going live so late! I didn’t forget this time, honest. My Internet connection went down and I gave up trying. Technology. Ain’t it grand? Good Monday, Heroes! Today I bring you a terrific picture of TechnoBoy […] Be the first to comment... Show More Summary

Monday Give Away Linky, It’s Finally Summer Edition

Well, Heroes, it’s finally summer here at Earnest Parenting. The boys finished school just last Thursday. I know, right?!? That’s so late! The public schools were scheduled to be out on June 6, but we had THAT many snow days. […] Be the first to comment... Show More Summary

Why Scientists are not so Sure that Kids Need Vitamin Supplements

People want their children to grow up strong, and in many families, parents give their children vitamin supplements to keep them healthy. According to a 2004 study, about 50 percent of young children have taken supplements. These candy-flavored vitamins with […] Be the first to comment... Show More Summary

Monday Give Away Linky, Back on Track Edition

So, wow! Here I am getting this published in a timely fashion. Yay me! We’ve had an eventful weekend here, including 2 graduation parties for friends (yay) and a fight between the dogs that resulted in an emergency visit to […] Be the first to comment... Show More Summary

Building a Better Student: The Invisible Good

The summer break is glorious when you’re a student, and bittersweet once you become a parent. As adults we celebrate the return of long, hot days and the anticipation of a much-needed vacation while we stress out a bit over […] Be the first to comment... Show More Summary

How Necessary are MultiVitamins for Preschoolers?

Do your preschool children take multivitamins? It may not be necessary. For many children who are healthy and growing normally, the best source of nutrients is food, and they can get all of the vitamins and minerals that they need […] Be the first to comment... Show More Summary

Monday Give Away Linky, Epic Fail Edition

So whoops. It’s already Tuesday. I’m sorry about missing the linky yesterday, and for the second week in a row! I will get back on track this coming week, I promise. Essentially, LOTS has been going on behind the scenes. […] Be the first to comment... Show More Summary

I’m Going to Talk Honestly About Teens

Okay, Heroes. If you’ve looked at posts on this blog from waaaaay back when I began it (7 years ago this week!) you’ll find that I wrote all of them and that they center around one topic: the boys. When […] Be the first to comment......Show More Summary

Heather Von St. James Uses her Story to Spread Awareness of Mesothelioma

The first week of April was Asbestos Awareness Week, and obviously we’re well past that of course. But I was very much taken with Heather Von St. James’ story. She’s one of few people diagnosed with mesothelioma to have survived. […] Be the first to comment... Show More Summary

Building a Better Student: Dings

I merged onto the highway for the drive home, settled in with some good music, and all was right with the world... until a truck kicked up a large rock that smacked into my car, leaving a […] Be the first to comment... Related Posts:...Show More Summary

Monday Give Away Linky, Memorial Day Edition

Happy Memorial Day, Heroes! And a special thank you to all of the veterans, soldiers and their families. Your sacrifices are monumental, and there are not thanks enough. You are appreciated. An InLinkz Link-up Be the first to comment... Show More Summary

Monday Give Away Linky

And we’re at Monday again, Heroes! An InLinkz Link-up Be the first to comment... Related Posts:Wahoo Monday Give Away Linky!Monday Give Away Linky Yay!Monday Give Away Linky, Yay!Link Up! Monday Give Away LinkyGiveaway Linky Copyright © 2014 Earnest Parenting. Show More Summary

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