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Top Five Gifts of 2008: Nostalgia

Nostalgia – a longing for things from the past. As a woman who has in the past two years dealt with entering my thirties, realizing I will never have another baby, and watching my baby girl become a pre-schooler on her way to kindergarten next year, I’ve felt the bittersweet pangs of longing for my […]

When is Tomorrow Mom? How to Make a Count-Down Calendar

From the time my children were born, I dreamed of all of the places I would take them one day: New York City at Christmas, the beach to see the ocean for the first time, and at the top of the list – DisneyWorld. This winter we are making that journey to the Happiest Place […]

Not Just a Month

Tomorrow is the last day of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and because it’s also Halloween, much of the interest in raising awareness, gathering funds, and discovering a cure have long given way to the hunt for the perfect costume and a candy-alternative treat to hand out to the ghosts and goblins streaming to our doors.But […]

Be Resourceful!

Even Wonder Woman needs a little help from time to time, so as moms we know the importance of tricks and tips to aid us in safely caring for our children and helping them to grow and develop into caring, responsible adults. I recently had the good fortune of stumbling across a few great products […]

Subliminal Parenting

Recently my two year old son has begun casting judgment on everything – the shows he is allowed to watch, the food that I cook for him to eat, even the outfits that I dress him in each morning. But nothing prepared me for the day that I placed a bowl of cereal in front […]

A Resourceful Mommy Field Trip

Although most of my writing lives right here, on Resourceful Mommy, I also write for Blissfully Domestic’s Family Bliss channel and am the Suburban Mom Editor for Type-A Mom. If you haven’t been to these sites lately (or ever!), then now is the time. Join me for an RM field trip around the web as […]

Just for You!

How often do you take a moment for yourself? Splurge. Decide to skip that special trip to the toy store on rainy day four in a row and instead grab yourself a nice, warm tea while your kids stare at you as if to say, “What’s in it for me?” My guess? Not often enough. […]

Goody Bag for Bookies

I’m going to confess right now that the prize I’m giving away tonight that really makes my heart skip a beat (or two or three) is the Cherry Blossom Market collection from Playskool. But I’m well aware that not everyone reading this has a 4 year old daughter interested in spending hours pretending to sell […]