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Together We Rise: Speechless

Recently a friend on Twitter tweeted to me, “You’re not subtle, are you?” Subtle is something I’ve never been called. Likewise, speechless is a word that’s never been used to describe me. Until tonight. Tonight I read something that left me utterly speechless, tears rolling down my face.It all started a short while ago when […]

Just for Fun: From Winnie to Weinie – Familiar Voices of Cartoon Characters

Recently my kids decided to start watching Oswald on Noggin, a Nickelodeon affiliated channel aimed at the pre-school set. The main character is a blue octopus with a top hat, which seemed odd to me, but the two year olds really dig this guy. And once I heard him speak, I did, too. At first […]

Women and Choice: Part 2-The Myth of Our Mothers – "Having It All" – G’s Story Begins

In the quiet, early morning hours of July 16, 1975, Gerald Ford was meeting with his cabinet regarding troubles in the Soviet Union, the Stones were resting up for the concert they would play that night in San Francisco, and a 26 year old woman, in labor with her first child, was quietly walking the […]

If You Tweet It, They Will Come…Book Interview!

ResourcefulMom – Are you a woman furthering business goals through social media (ie.Twitter) and willing to be interviewed for a new book? DM @ResourcefulMom Chaos Ensues So here’s the deal, ladies (and gents who know ladies…): I have been toying with an idea for a book about women, choice, having it all for some time. […]

Tricks of the Trade: How to Afford to Be a Stay at Home Mom

If I had a nickel for every time a mom has told me that she needs to work for her family to “get-by”, I would have – well, enough money for that mom to be able to stay home with her kids. The truth is that for many families a second income is necessary only […]

Women and Choice: Part 2 The Myth of Our Mothers – "Having It All"

Driving my kids to the mall one day to buy bigger shoes….again….my daughter asked if it would be okay for her to be a doctor when she grows up. Innocently and instinctively I let slip, “Honey, you can be anything you want to be.” And then I realized that I had joined the ranks of […]

Women and Choice: Part 1 – Choice and the Mommy Wars

Once upon a time women worked only because they had to, they had children because they happened to, and they stayed home to raise them because that was the default choice. Now they work because they prefer to, they have children because they decide to, and they stay home because they have consciously chosen that […]

Chief Mom Officer – Truly a Resourceful Mommy

Meet Jessica Smith Jessica Smith is a typical stay-at-home mom of an energetic toddler. She hangs out at the local playground with her two year old son, chats with other moms, hands out her business card… Hands out her business card? That’s right. Hands out her business card. Because while Jessica is raising her child, […]