1 Tool to Improve Parenting Effectiveness

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I’m going to tease you a little bit, then send you on over to GNMParents (now ForeverParenting) to read my post. I was watching a Hannah Montana episode this weekend and had an epiphany! There’s one tool I really need to improve my effectiveness as a parent and it’s a….

A couple of bloggy notes: I’m sorry that I’ve gotten behind on comment responding. I love every comment dearly and will get back to answering them all soon – hopefully tomorrow. There’s been some kind of virus bouncing around here at Earnest Parenting, and it’s resulting in a lot of ear pain and headaches, which is impeding sleep. At least during the night. The Manager actually took himself off to bed for a two hour nap today (unheard of) and then slept again for a while this evening before going to bed early. Hopefully the poor guy sleeps all night tonight.

All that to say that I’ll be back to chatting with everyone directly as soon as my head stops pounding.

Also: once you’ve read the GNMParents (now ForeverParenting) post this will make more sense, but have you heard of ThisNext? It’s pretty neat! It’s a social media shopping site. I’m still finding my way around but I’m really liking the concept. I’ll be spending time there this week shopping for my new…

Heh, heh, heh. You gotta love me, right?

Earnest Parenting: help for parents who like to shop.

The editor-in-chief of Earnest Parenting, Amy is the mother of two sets of twin boys. Yes, they drive her crazy, but they also make her laugh occasionally. Amy enjoys writing, quilting, reading, and working on her burgeoning cyber empire.

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  • Kansas February 18, 2009, 10:37 pm

    Yeah I saw that you are replying to every comments which have worth to reply.

    I can understand his pain because ear and head problem is really bigger one and you do not like to do any thing. Pain in any body’s part is not good and at the time of pain we miss our normal life …

    I am going to watch Hannah Montana, her father is really sharp and handling his kids very well with strict and love. Will let you know how I liked it πŸ™‚

    I wish that guy will get well soon πŸ™‚

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  • chirs February 20, 2009, 2:36 am

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  • jenx67 February 20, 2009, 12:25 pm

    i keep reading your thoughtful comments on chuck’s forum and finally decided to come over here and have a look around! you have a nice looking blog. I’m a homeschooling mom, too, trying to follow the teachings of Jesus. This is my first semester to homeschool – my 11 year old. It’s though b/c i have a 1 and 3 year old!

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  • Amy February 22, 2009, 1:02 am

    Kansas, I try to reply to them all. I don’t always catch every one, but I try. The boys are doing much better now, thanks. Hope you liked the TV show, lol. The acting isn’t exactly, ummm, dramatic. But it’s usually funny.

    chirs, that’s what the stumbleupon button is for. πŸ™‚

    jenx67 wow! I didn’t know you were a homeschooler. I tried to figure out what your blog was a back when chuck’s forum first opened but I couldn’t figure out what the url was. I’m a little slow sometimes. πŸ™‚ I remember trying to school with a pair of toddlers running around. It’s not easy! We used to squeeze quite a bit in at naptime.

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    Yup,social bookamarking is good to get more traffic.

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  • Soma February 27, 2009, 4:58 am

    I like to tech my grandson to be polite to his playmate he’s such a spoiled kid.

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  • Amy March 1, 2009, 12:53 am

    building office in makati you’re right. πŸ™‚ I like traffic.

    Soma how old is your grandson? Politeness is difficult to teach quickly.

    world coins that’s great! Thanks for stopping by.

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  • Baby Diaper Cake March 3, 2009, 8:25 pm

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  • Amy March 16, 2009, 7:59 pm

    Baby Diaper Cake, thanks!

    Call Center Seats Makati, it’s a funny show. Corny, but popular around this house.

    irfan: glad you like it. Hope you stop by again soon.

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