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American Home Shield “You Pick Three” Sweepstakes

Tweet *This post has been sponsored by American Home Shield.  All opinions are our own.   Repairing and replacing home appliances is simply a part of home ownership. You can take steps to help keep your appliances up and running for as long as possible, but inevitably a breakdown is going to happen and probably […]

Festive Fridays: Game Night Gift Exchange Party

Tweet   *post by Shannan Powell, mom of 3 boys, RM Media community and project manager, and Resourceful Mommy contributor. With the holidays fast approaching, I’m excited to start making plans with friends and family to get together and celebrate the season! However, if your loved ones are like mine, people are scattered far and […]

The Top 5 Vacations I Would Love to Take

Tweet *post by Shannan Powell, mom of 3 boys, RM Media community and project manager, and Resourceful Mommy contributor As we prepare to head down to Orlando for a little R&R and theme park time, I’m already thinking ahead to our next vacation. We’ll be traveling to Walt Disney World next year due to a […]

Finding Myself by Finding My People

Tweet *post by Shannan Powell, mom of 3 boys, RM Media community and project manager, and Resourceful Mommy contributor For the past nine years, I have been a work-at-home mom. This has allowed me to be home with my kids when they were babies, save on daycare, work through sick days, volunteer in the classroom, […]

Preparing For Hurricanes and Storms

Tweet *post by Shannan Powell, mom of 3 boys, RM Media community and project manager, and Resourceful Mommy contributor.  Last night, I cracked on Facebook: “Hurricane Prep  101: Actually prepare for the storm so it will laugh at your wasted time and head out to sea. Get on it, people.” I was only half joking. […]

My Favorite Un-season

Tweet *post by Shannan Powell, mom of 3 boys, RM Media community and project manager, and Resourceful Mommy contributor.  We’re just a few days away from the official start of fall. While here in the Mid-Atlantic we’re still reaching 80-plus degrees most days, I’m contemplating taking inventory of the sweaters and winter coats and all […]

Adhesive Reminder Tags aka I Wish I Could Text My 5th Grader

Tweet In 2013 I wrote a book called Raising Digital Families For Dummies, and for a few months I spent countless hours telling reporters, radio DJ’s, and television talk show hosts that parents need to set strict digital limits for their children, creating digital family contracts that legislate everything from screen time allowances to cell phone […]

Shutterfly Wall Art and Church Set Design

Tweet Over the last year I have devoted most of my hours to the job of worship director at my family’s church home, working on everything from special services to managing the tech crew. One of my roles has been creating set pieces for the chancel area of the sanctuary. I’ve turned the “stage” into […]