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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, […]

Reflections: Message from the Past

Have you ever wondered what you would have written about if blogs existed when you were younger? Well I don’t have to wonder anymore. During a recent trip to my parents’ house, I discovered a journal that I kept when I was seventeen and on my first trip to Europe with a large group of […]

Tricks of the Trade: A No Fight Way to Organize Your Kid’s Closets

The fall colors are back – the bright yellow of the school buses, the orange and gold of the falling leaves, and the red in my daughter’s cheeks as I tell her it’s time to clean out her closet to prepare to go back to school. I remember sobbing over large plastic containers as I […]

Nutritional Know-How: Not All Protein is Created Equal

Mealtime is the most stressful time of day for many families because it is a never ending battle of wills. You’ve probably got a decent grasp on the nutritional needs of your child, but there is no way to communicate the importance of protein, iron, and other vitamins to a screaming two year old who […]