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Child Development with a Twist

Tweet One of the online places where I write weekly is Type-A Mom, where I am the Child Development editor. I’ve written articles about everything from a hearing checklist to Kindergarten readiness to children’s growth statistics. But here I sit, with my baby boy just turned three & trying so hard to potty train, and […]

Surprise! We’re Going to Disney

Tweet The last couple of weeks have been very stressful. As some of you know, there have been some trademark issues regarding my mom blogger network, Momfluence, and having to deal with those issues has not only been incredibly upsetting but also time consuming. On top of that I was dealing with the every day […]

The Dr. Pepper Debacle aka I Like Baked Lays

Tweet I like to snack. And I like caffeine. I try to occasionally have a banana and a glass of water for my snack – I really do, I swear – but I need crunch in my munch. The way to satisfy this need lately has been for me to grab a handful of SunChips […]

Ask Resourceful Mommy: Disney Edition

Tweet I have known, well, forever that someday I would take my family to Disney. I’m one of “those people” who loves to give in to the magic of music, dancing, story-telling. So it was not long after my son was born that I began wondering when we would take our children to Disney for […]

Resourceful Mommy Changes

Tweet (photo credit: “Carpet Bagger” by Alan Stanton) There has been a (somewhat heated) discussion recently – first in whispers and lately in shouts – regarding mommy bloggers, mom bloggers, product reviewers, marketing mavens…..whatever we all are. I strongly prefer to stay above the fray, below the radar, whatever you want to call it because […]

Ask Resourceful Mommy: Does "Your Baby Can Read" Really Work?

Tweet Some time ago I received this letter for “Ask Resourceful Mommy.” Dear Resourceful Mommy, I keep seeing these videos of babies – Babies! – who can read, and the videos say that it is because of Your Baby Can Read. Resourceful Mommy…does this product really work? -Heather in PA Dear Heather in PA, The […]

Ask Resourceful Mommy: How Are Raisins Made? Update!

Tweet I’ve gotten many interesting questions since launching my Ask Resourceful Mommy feature one month ago, but I thought this one was the most fun! Dear Resourceful Mommy,I know that raisins come from grapes, but I’ve always wanted to know – how exactly are raisins made? To find the answer, I turned to those guys […]

New Feature: Ask Resourceful Mommy

Tweet One of my favorite ways to procrastinate from just about anything else I should be doing is to conduct research – about anything. I have more than one friend who calls me every time their child is sick or hurt – before they call their pediatrician. And my friend Amy loves to send me […]