Home Safety with Kidde

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 community….

August 9, 2016
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Let’s Move: America’s Move to Raise a Healthier Generation of Kids

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 few years…

March 16, 2016
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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 dubbing…

February 15, 2016
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Raising Uncommon Kids

One of the greatest gifts of being a blogger is the opportunity to live in a vibrant community of writers. One of the tough things about knowing so many writers is that when they all write books, I simply don’t have enough time to blog about each one. When blogger and radio host Sami Cone…

February 2, 2016
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8 Tips for a Great Flight with Your Kids

*post by Shannan Powell, mom of 3 boys, RM Media community and project manager, and Resourceful Mommy contributor There was a time when I dreaded the idea of flying with my kids. I was a complete nervous wreck the first time we boarded a plane with them and took off for Orlando. I spent the…

October 30, 2015
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8 Fun Ideas for Entertaining Kids During a Power Outage

*post by Shannan Powell, mom of 3 boys, RM Media community and project manager, and Resourceful Mommy contributor. While it’s looking more and more like Hurricane Joaquin is turning to the east and leaving the coastal US alone, we’ve still got one eye on the weather forecast and have our storm prep checklist underway…just in…

October 2, 2015
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The Golden Girls of Facebook

Sing it with me: “Thank you for being a friend…travel down the road and back again…” Last night as I was getting ready for bed, I started to think about the fact that Facebook friends tend to follow commenting patterns. There are certain people who always respond to every status in exactly the same way….

October 1, 2015
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