FFYF: Memorial Weekend Edition

Good Memorial Weekend, Heroes! I’m hoping you take some time this holiday weekend to remember those who have died to protect us. I know that many have a tradition of remembering loved ones who’ve passed on, and that is a wonderful tradition. The holiday originated with remembering our servicemen and we here at Earnest Parenting […]

Heroes In Parenting: January 24 Edition

Hello, Internets! Today I’m thrilled to bring you the story of Shannon, who was nominated by Tammy. Here’s what Tammy has to say about her friend: Shannon has devoted her life to her children and husband. Her kids have had their ups and downs of medical problems their whole life and she has never complained. […]

Heroes in Parenting, June 2009

Okay. I know it’s not June anymore. Can you pretend with me that it is? I actually picked all the nominees in June, just got behind on posting. And all these parents are definitely HIP. MommyTwinGirls is rethinking her policy about children watching TV. I laughed when I read this post! How many of us […]

Heroes In Parenting, May 2009

Well hello! Did you think I forgot the Heroes In Parenting (HIP) project? Nope! Not me. Uh-uh. We’re going to try doing this monthly, and see how that goes. Oh! And please see the end for a New Development in the HIP project. Amanda from Tumble Dry writes a beautiful post about her daughter’s transition […]

Heroes In Parenting, 4th Edition

Time to celebrate more parents! Yay. In case you’re new to Earnest Parenting, the HIP project is all about highlighting some good news for a change. Mommy Needs Coffee wrote this week about the amazing gift that is her daughter. BooMama played some video games with her son and proved that she’s cool and a […]

HIP, 3rd Edition

You didn’t think I’d abandoned the HIP project, did you? Of course not! I love all things HIP. I just have been a little, ummmmm, unfocused of late. But! Better now, and happy to be working on my latest HIP list. Also. I’ve been thinking about how to continually feature HIP awardees here on the […]