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Monday Giveaway Linky: Big Progress Edition

Happy Sunday evening, Heroes! At least, it’s Sunday evening when I’m writing this. Only about an hour left in the […] Be the first to comment... Related Posts: Monday Give Away Linky, Grumpy Mom Edition Giveaway Linky Monday Giveaway...Show More Summary

Confrontation With a Teen: Inevitable Results Edition

All right Heroes, I promised long ago to be more forthcoming about teens. Then I felt guilty for potential privacy […] Be the first to comment... Related Posts: How to Explain a Divorce to Your Teenage Children 5 Things Teenagers’ Parents...Show More Summary

Monday Giveaway Linky, Aching Head Edition

Well Heroes, I have a headache. I am not fond of headaches. So! I am getting my work done earlier […] Be the first to comment... Related Posts: Monday Give Away Linky, Grumpy Mom Edition Giveaway Linky Monday Giveaway Linky, Back From...Show More Summary

Monday Giveaway Linky: Back on the Job Edition

So last week I missed the linky entirely. This was due in part to a series of events that culminated […] Be the first to comment... Related Posts: Monday Give Away Linky, Grumpy Mom Edition Giveaway Linky Monday Giveaway Linky, BackShow More Summary

Monday Giveaway Linky, Extreme Drudgery Edition

So, Heroes, I have spent the last two days sitting on my fanny editing articles. There are over 2000 blog […] Be the first to comment... Related Posts: Monday Give Away Linky, Grumpy Mom Edition Giveaway Linky Monday Giveaway Linky,Show More Summary

Building a Better Student: Boys and Books

Speaking at school PTO meetings often provides terrific content for articles and blog posts. The parents (the P in PTO) […] Be the first to comment... Related Posts: Dom Testa – 2014-01-27 15:48:49 Building A Better Student: Jynafer Building a Better Student: Beyond the Diploma, Part 1 My Sweet Boys Building a Better Student: The Diploma, Pt. Show More Summary

Monday Give Away Linky: Late Learning Edition

Good morning, Heroes! I am late posting the linky today, in part because I’ve been plowing through a ton of educational materials that have been waiting far too long for my attention. It’s a time-consuming process; most of the information […] Be the first to comment... Show More Summary

Building a Better Student: Standard Candle

How do you measure the distance to a star that’s millions of light years away? Astronomers sometimes use a form of measurement that relies on the brightness (or luminosity) of particular types of stars. It’s known as a standard candle. Show More Summary

Monday Giveaway Linky: Heavy Discussions Edition

Heroes, there are times in life when young people can cause SUCH deep discussions. Oy. Both this weekend and the last one saw me getting embroiled in drama. I’m not wildly fond of drama. So thankfully, it’s Monday and we […] Be the first to comment... Show More Summary

Building a Better Student: Rich and Famous

For whatever reason we’re entertained by surveys, and when the subject matter is kids we’re entertained even more. (Kids and puppies always make for guaranteed interest, right?) We’re suckers for the age-old question, “What do you want to be when […] Be the first to comment... Show More Summary

Monday Giveaway Linky: Afraid of the Email Edition

Hello, Heroes! I woke up this morning and realized I hadn’t posted the linky yet! So sorry. The truth is I spent the weekend hiding from my email. Spammers have found me, and (shudder) it takes ages to wade through […] Be the first to comment... Show More Summary

Homemade Yogurt Topping is Yummy, Less Expensive

Given that food prices seem to keep rising and rising, and my boys keep wanting to eat more and more (sheesh!) I’ve been looking for ways to save money around here. One treat that most of us just LOVE is […] Be the first to comment... Show More Summary

Monday Giveaway Linky, Post Thanksgiving Edition

Hello, Heroes. Happy Monday after Thanksgiving. I hope you had a lovely weekend. We did a little shopping, some resting, and a lot of work. I got a massive amount of work done on a couple of web sites. Phew. […] Be the first to comment... Show More Summary

Building a Better Student: Pace Car

Over the summer I took a road trip, an experience that is as much a part of my DNA as my brown hair. A good portion of my youth was spent in the back seat of a Ford Galaxy 500 […] Be the first to comment... Related Posts: 5 Things To...Show More Summary

Monday Giveaway Linky: Cheering Up Edition

Good Monday, Heroes! Today we are more cheerful than we were last week. You see, we had to decide it was time to find a new home for our beloved Marlee (one of our Jack Russell Terriers). She really needs […] Be the first to comment... Show More Summary

Building a Better Student: Spell Check

One of my co-workers at the radio station said something interesting to me this week. He said, “Spell check made me into a good speller.” At first I thought he was kidding, but no. He told me that he was […] Be the first to comment... Show More Summary

4 Suggestions for Helping Kids Deal With Grief

So, we had a very sad week here at Earnest Parenting. We decided that Marlee, one of our beloved dogs, needed to find a new home. To explain: we got Keely when she was a puppy in 2009. In 2012, […] Be the first to comment... RelatedShow More Summary

Monday Giveaway Linky: Time off for Good Behavior Edition

Hello, Heroes! Here we are at Monday again. I have to tell you that I did something potentially naughty this weekend. I didn’t turn on the computer. For 2 days! I got lots of other things done, including resting quietly […] Be the first to comment... Show More Summary

Age of Opportunity Explains the Science of Adolescence

I’ve just finished reading the book Age of Opportunity – Lessons from the New Science of Adolescence by Laurence Steinberg, Ph.D. At 217 pages, it’s not an overly long book but it is absolutely packed with information. I did spend […] 1 Comment - Read what others are saying about this post... Show More Summary

Monday Giveaway Linky, Sore and Tired Edition

Hello, Heroes! Are you glad it’s Monday, the beginning of a new work week? Truth be told, I am pretty glad. After this weekend….whew! I count at least 9 hours spent outside working very hard to get yardwork done before […] Be the first to comment... Show More Summary

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