Simple Ideas to Welcome and Celebrate Life with Your Adopted Child

After the long and tedious but successful adoption process, you are now very excited and ready to embrace and experience what it is like to become parents and face the many challenges of parenthood. Having a child, whether it is through normal birth or adoption, is a special event that requires grand and memorable celebration. […]

Plan a Memorable Birthday for Your Child

Planning a birthday party for your child can be a little stressful. You want the kids to have a great time, but you also want them to be safe. Avoiding the tired games from parties past is on the top of your list, and that might leave you searching for fun ideas. Here are a […]

Budget Birthdays: Fun Without the Spend

(Editor’s note: today’s guest post is courtesy of Wozniacki, with some excellent insights on birthday expenses that can be cut without detracting from the celebration.) The basics of budgeting are simple enough. It’s just a matter of working out your essential spends, looking at the money you have coming in, and then trying to make […]

I’ve Got My 2008 Resolutions All Ready

No, you didn’t read that wrong. 🙂 The whole reverse resolution idea is explained over at GNMParents (now ForeverParenting.) Feel free to share your list there, or if you want to just keep it within the Earnest Parenting family, put it in the comments here so we can celebrate you! Happy New Year, Internets! Earnest […]