Earnest Parenting 2013 Holiday Gift Guide

Well, Heroes, it’s time for holiday gift-giving. We’ve reviewed many wonderful products over the past year, and I thought you might like to see some of my favorites plus a few new ones. Please note that in many cases I received a free sample to do the review in the first place. All opinions (as […]

Four Gift-Giving Tips for the Parent on a Budget

The holidays can be a rather expensive and stressful time; making it a challenge for parents who try attempting to balance the festive period with their household expenses and budgets. Parties, food, beverages and decorations can add up quickly – and that’s even before factoring in gifts for your children and other loved ones. Thankfully, […]

Black Friday Numbers and Facts for You

It would seem that the world can be split roughly in half with regard to Black Friday. There are those who love the day, and those that hate it. In which camp are you? I personally love it. Understand, though, that I love it with some caveats. You have to approach it as a game, […]

Christmas Gift Ideas That Won’t Break the Budget

It’s getting close to that time of year and Santa has already started writing his naughty or nice list, what group do you fit into? For those that are super prepared you may have already started buying Christmas gifts throughout the year, but for the rest of us – we’ve left it to the last […]

3 Tips on How to Allow Your Teen to Dress Like a Celeb: The Right Way

Every parent of a teenage daughter faces the same dilemma: your daughter loves to shop and buy the most fashionable clothes. You want to encourage her to look good and you know she wants to look like her favorite young celebrities, but not by breaking the bank. How can you find the happy medium for […]

What the Kids Want: Getting the Fall Trends on a Budget

The start of school is an exciting time for buying clothes reflecting the fall trends. However, it isn’t always possible to get the kids everything they want on a limited budget, especially when young people don’t always fully understand the concept of financial restraints. Fortunately, with a little creativity and commonsense, it is possible to […]