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An Open Letter to My Christian Brothers and Sisters

Tweet Comments will not be open on this post. This is so that you are free to read and absorb the words rather than read while formulating a response. We’re far better at listening when we’re not preparing to reply. This post is about Jesus Christ, not Donald Trump. This morning I woke up to this: […]

Fire Safety with Kidde

Tweet Although I’ve been working with Kidde for four years to promote fire and carbon monoxide safety, I’ve never had the opportunity to reach out to my local fire safety community until recently. Earlier this month, I visited with my local volunteer fire department, Sandy Spring Volunteer Fire Department, to chat with firefighters about ways that […]

Home Safety with Kidde

Tweet As I sit at my computer writing this post, I’m celebrating the eight year anniversary of this blog, Resourceful Mommy. I’m proud to say that for half of that time, I have been working with Kidde to spread the word about important topics including home safety, fire prevention, home security, and the volunteer firefighting […]

Our Experience with the UnPlugNPlay Challenge

Tweet When I agreed to have my family participate in the UnPlugNPlay Challenge with Killerspin, I had no idea that the weather would play such an important role in our experience. To refresh your memory, back in January we began this challenge from Killerspin, the world’s only luxury table tennis experience brand, producers of highly designed table […]

I Met the Pope and My Husband was Inducted Into the Pro Football Hall of Fame

Tweet What a week!!! First, I got to meet the Pope, and he was kind enough to take a selfie with me. Check it out!! Then, my incredible husband was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame. What an honor! What? Not buying it? The truth is that earlier this week I attended an […]

Let’s Move: America’s Move to Raise a Healthier Generation of Kids

Tweet CONFESSION: I sometimes keep watching Disney XD shows even after my children have left the room floor house. But can you really blame me? That witty dog that talks, those crazy kids who found the superhero hospital, bionic teenagers – oh my! One result of my hours of kid-focused television viewing over the last […]

UnPlugNPlay

Tweet CONFESSION: I very much love technology. Long before the Internet, in a time when iPads weren’t even imaginable, I was a child who loved screen time. I set an alarm to get up and watch Saturday morning television. I sat in front of my record player, then my dual tape deck with high speed […]

Raising Uncommon Kids

Tweet One of the greatest gifts of being a blogger is the opportunity to live in a vibrant community of writers. One of the tough things about knowing so many writers is that when they all write books, I simply don’t have enough time to blog about each one. When blogger and radio host Sami […]