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Memorable Last Day of School Traditions

Tweet My kids, like many across the country, are counting down the days to summer vacation. We’re wrapping up end of year projects, finishing up testing, and making plans for the lazy days of summer. The kids have worked hard all year and we’re excited to celebrate their growth and accomplishments, especially this year, was […]

Dealing with a Day Off from School as an At-Home Parent

Tweet Parents who are home, whether as stay-at-home or work-at-home parents, typically have a daily routine that is based around the hours that their children are at school. While ideally, that schedule can often be flexible enough to accommodate scheduled days off and the occasional weather-related break, there are times when you just have things […]

A Kid’s Three Can’t-Miss Spots on the Reimagined Disney Wonder

Tweet It’s always fun to interview your kids after vacation and learn about their favorite parts of a trip. When we visit Walt Disney World for the first time, we thought their favorite parts would be the parks or the characters. Instead, they told us our days spent poolside were their favorite. This time, I […]

Festive Fridays: Thanksgiving Leftovers Ideas

Tweet By now, the main event of Thanksgiving is over and you’re likely basking in the great deals of Black Friday. If you’re like me, you’ve got a fridge full of leftovers, just waiting to be consumed, and not enough people in your home to eat them all. And while leftover turkey sandwiches are one […]

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 […]

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 […]