6 Ideas for Creating the Perfect Boys’ Room

Boys’ bedroom: Farmhouse Kids by Atlanta Architects & Building Designers Robert M. Cain, Architect By Jane Blanchard Creating a room for your little man can be a fun and rewarding process — boys’ rooms don’t have to be a mess of dirty socks and random sports stuff. Let’s take a look at some seriously inspiring rooms […]

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. We’ve been collecting items and cleaning out closets and corners all summer, and it was […]

Space Saving Ideas for the Clutter Conscious Parent

They say a little bit of clutter is indicative of a creative mind, but what happens when that clutter starts taking over the whole house? When chaos ensues, it is time for a little spring cleaning – out with the old, in with the new! So, whether it’s the family home or a first apartment, […]

Moving With Children?
5 Games To Turn Packing Into Something To Look Forward To

Planning a big move can be an exciting time if your families life, but can also be quite stressful with all of the packing that needs to be done. If you have children, recruiting them to assist you in packing can be extremely helpful. This will allow you to get the job done as quickly […]

September School Update: We’re Surviving

In typical September tradition, I’m here to tell you how we’re doing with homeschooling so far. The older boys are now in 7th grade, while the younger ones are in 3rd. We got delayed by my knee injury last winter so they didn’t finish 2nd and 6th grade work until well into August. We took […]

Okay, I’m Ready for Christmas Now

Good news, Internets! After more hours than I care to admit, I have finally finished the last of the Christmas stockings for the boys. This was one of those “seemed like a good idea at the time” ideas: 4 of those felt and sequin stocking kits you can get from craft magazines. Do you know […]