#AdoptUsKids Twitter Event Friday

Join us this Friday at 2 p.m. EST for a Twitter Party with AdoptUsKids. Ask questions about the adoption process, how to get involved, and how to learn more about the children available for adoption. Experts will be on hand to answer your questions! Throughout the year, Adopt Us Kids is helping recruit and connect…

Twitter Baby Shower for #HuggiesMom M...

You’re invited to a very special Twitter party – a Twitter Baby Shower for Marcy from Stretching a Buck! When: Monday, December 7th from 9:00 to 10:00 p.m. EST Where: Twitter using the hashtag #HuggiesMom How: Please RSVP below and join us Monday using the tag to participate! While we’re very excited to be helping…

Do You Know a Champion Against Child ...

Is there somebody in your life who is working in his or her community to end child hunger? The Champions Against Child Hunger contest hopes to recognize those working hard to help end child hunger across the country. Brought to you by ConAgra Foods Foundation and Sandra Lee of Sandra Lee Semi-Homemade along with Share…

Gal to Gal Walk – Twitter Party...

The Gal to Gal Walk is a virtual walk created by the Gal to Gal Foundation. Created by Jeanne Fitzmaurice, Carrie Dederich, and Elizabeth Salant, the Gal to Gal Foundation’s goal is to provide women diagnosed with Stage IV Breast Cancer the support they need as they battle the disease, providing resources and granting wishes.To…

Feeding America: Virtual Canned Food ...

This holiday season, Libby’s Vegetables is launching the first-ever team-based Virtual Canned Food Drive to support Feeding America. The hope is that families, communities, co-workers, and neighbors will choose to form their own team and help each other to reach their goal. Teams who raise $1,000 or more for Feeding America will receive a year’s…

New Offer from Disney! Give a day. Ge...

My favorite kind of Disney tip to share with readers, twitter users, and friends is how to do Disney on a dime. This is one of the reasons why I love Disney…they make visiting on a budget easy! Here is the latest way to save…Give a Day. Get a Disney Day.With this exciting new program…

SiteWarming Thursday: Help #Jumpstart...

“Ensuring that the next generation has access to quality literature and early education is all of our responsibility, and Walmart is committed to doing our part.” – Walmart Foundation President Margaret McKenna On October 8th, join Walmart and Jumpstart as we Read for the Record! Join us as we read Eric Carle’s The Very Hungry…

Help a Mom in Need

Recently Jessica from MomFuse contacted me about a woman in her community suffering from breast cancer while watching the financial security of her family crumble around here. Jessica writes this at Momfuse.com: Hello my Mom Fuse Family…I like to believe that we here at Mom Fuse are all about helping moms, usually we post topics…

Happiest City for Families Announcement!

Last month I wrote about the Happiest City for Families contest that McDonald’s was running as part of the 30th birthday celebration for the McDonald’s Happy Meal. While walking the Expo floor at BlogHer I came across the McDonald’s booth and was happy to find out not only which city won the contest, but also…

Support for the Breast Cancer 3 Day W...

One of the most fulfilling aspects of working and socializing online is the ability to reach out to folks all around the country. Most “online moms” are also very active in their communities, and many work very hard for charitable causes. One such online mom is my friend Angela, who has bravely taken on the…

Share.Give.Hope. The Ronald McDonald ...

Moving to Philadelphia by myself for graduate school was a terrible period of adjustment for me – possibly the worst. I had just spent the summer with my soon-to-be fiance surrounded by friends and the familiar surroundings of college. Suddenly I was on my own in a one room apartment in West Philadelphia – lost….

Speak Now for Kids Video

When I set out to create my video message to Congress asking them to support us and Speak Now for Kids, I thought at first that I might explain why health care is important to me. Maybe I would tell the story of my daughter’s birth two months early and the three weeks she spent…

Speak Now for Kids – Join Me in...

Health care reform in this country is inevitable. It has been alluded to by government for decades, and the current administration is moving quickly to bring about change.But will that change benefit our children?Speak Now for Kids is a grassroots movements to ensure that children’s needs are included in health care reform. We must be…

March for Babies

I was so proud of my family, of my children today. These are just a few images from this special morning. Thank you to all who donated to Team Emma or supported us by placing our widget on your site!

A Dollar Can Make the Difference: Ple...

This Saturday, April 25th, my family and I will be walking five miles to save lives. Each year I walk as the team captain for Team Emma, a March of Dimes March for Babies team that raises money in honor of my daughter Emma, who was born two months early in 2004. This year fundraising…

Model Me Kids SiteWarming for Autism ...

April is Autism Awareness Month, and to kick off the discussion, Model Me Kids is having a SiteWarming for Autism Awareness on Twitter Wednesday, April 1st at 9 p.m. EST (#mmk). Join @ModelMeKids and @ResourcefulMom as we lead an open conversation about autism. There are three rules that we ask party-goers to abide by: 1….

A Story of a Woman and Her Heart

What would you do if you won the lottery tonight? I’m not talking the million dollar rub off. We all know that once the tax man cometh and you pay off your debt, that will basically have disappeared. I’m talking about the big win – 100 million, 200 million, more? I would fill my house…

Win a Digital Video Camera and Help S...

Thanks for your entries and your support. Congratulations to winner Carolyn G. Welcome to the Resourceful Mommy party room of the 5 Minutes for Mom Ultimate Blog Party! Are you ready to win something great? Every spring my family works together to raise money for The March of Dimes by walking in our local March…

Support Team Emma – A Social Me...

This is my daughter at her 5th birthday party last week. A few days later, we went to the doctor for her yearly check-up and learned that she measures in the 75th percentile for height and weight and shows no signs of delays that are cause for concern. We didn’t know five years ago if…

Resourceful Green Gift Giving

I returned home yesterday from speaking at a simply incredible conference called Blissdom and was surprised to learn that my husband had purchased a Valentine’s Day gift for me. We don’t exchange gifts for Valentine’s Day – or for many holidays, quite frankly – so now I’m in the awkward position of finding a gift…

Share Our Strength: Operation No Kid ...

Have you heard about the online campaign to end childhood hunger? Share Our Strength has launched a brand new campaign to raise funds to help end childhood hunger. “Operation No Kid Hungry” responds to President Obama’s call to action to end childhood hunger by 2015. Share Our Strength has partnered with AT&T to offer cell…