The Hearing Health Foundation Sees a Possible Cure for Hearing Loss, Tinnitus

Heroes, if you’ve ever suffered a hearing loss or tinnitus, you know that hearing is a precious thing. I personally haven’t had tinnitus. I have noticed some loss of hearing recently, and even that slight change can make life difficult. Hubby is quite hard of hearing, so he knows very well how much difficulty that […]

Moving? How to Find the Best Neighborhood for Your Kids

If you’ve decided to move, your kids could be totally on board, or they could be acting like it’s the end of the world. Even if they think your only reason for moving is to ruin their lives, you only want what’s best for them. This means you’ll want to find the best neighborhood in […]

The Importance of Reporting Illnesses to the CDC

The Center for Disease Control’s primary purpose is to control and prevent diseases and illness. Founded in 1946, the CDC is currently headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia. It is considered one of the most powerful agencies in the world for the collection and dissemination of information regarding many health conditions. Each state has laws about what […]

Carson-Dellosa Supports the Fight Against Breast Cancer

Hi Heroes! I mentioned Carson-Dellosa a while back. They’re a publishing company that have some pretty doggone nice educational products that may interest you. Between now and October 31, Carson-Dellosa is donating $1 from every online purchase at and their Learning Spot Library to The Breast Cancer Research Foundation. According to the press release, […]

What’s the Big Deal About Immunizations?

(Editor’s note: the views in this article are those of the individual author, and not necessarily of Earnest Parenting. This is not to detract in any way from Amy’s excellent article, but an acknowledgement that thoughtful people disagree on some of her points.) Vaccines have been a net good for society since they came onto […]

Evaluating Information

In The Other Side of the Story, we talked about Compact Fluorescent Light bulbs (CFLs) and the fact that while there are terrific advantages to using them, there are also disadvantages. My point in bringing the issue to you wasn’t to slam environmentalists, or even to disrespect CFLs. I have quite a few of them […]