Back-To-School Shopping at Carter’s with 20% OFF Coupon #CountMeInCarters

I participated in an Influencer Activation on behalf of Influence Central for Carter’s. I received a complimentary gift card to facilitate my review and thank me for my participation. #CountMeInCarters   SCHOOL IS STARTING!! And for the very first time – I’m super excited!! I’ve always had kids in the house. When the older kids went to school, I had the younger kids home with me along with the daycare kids. Well, not this year. I’m not doing daycare anymore AND this is Jack’s first … [Continue reading]

Mario & Courtney Lopez Preview Party for Piper & Paxton Baby Boutique

  There are many perks to blogging that I never realized when I first started out. One being that I get to partner with most top baby brands and another… I get to meet famous people that I otherwise, would not normally get to meet. A couple weeks ago, I got to meet and speak with Mario and Courtney Lopez. Of course when most people think of Mario Lopez they think “Slater” from Saved By The Bell or “Extra”, the Emmy Award-winning entertainment news program. Of course Courtney is an … [Continue reading]

Both Babies and Mom’s Love Pampers Premium Care Diapers! #MothersPromise

This is sponsored by She Speaks as part of their partnership with Pampers. #MothersPromise   Just when you thought Pampers couldn’t get any better… they go and surprise you! I just had the opportunity to review the new Pampers Premium Care diapers. When the box showed up, I was happy to see a box of Pampers I had not seen before… brand new Pampers Premium Care! I’ve been a parent for over 18 years and diapered 5 kids plus dealt with a load of daycare babies over the last six years … [Continue reading]

Grab Some Quiet Time and Treat Yourself #GevaliaIcedCoffee

I participated in an Ambassador Activation on behalf of Influence Central for Gevalia Iced Coffee with Almond Milk. I received product samples to facilitate my review as well as a promotional item to thank me for my participation. #GevaliaIcedCoffee   I am one of those moms who look forward to summer break and when it’s finally here, it’s great. We all fall away from our schedules, everything is more relaxed. We don’t punch a clock and do everything at our own leisure. I dread … [Continue reading]

Leakers Anonymous | Just Because Leaking is Common, Doesn’t Mean Leaking is Normal

A big thanks to the folks at PeriCoach for hosting this hilarious conversation! #PeriCoachUS   Last week I wrote Are You Doing Your Kegel Exercises Correctly and discussed how the PeriCoach can help. I started out by saying how this was an embarrassing topic to talk about, which is it. But then I  thought about it…. and realized, that’s because it IS an embarrassing topic, I should just let it all out. Why beat around the bush? Let’s discuss it. Let’s lay it all ‘out there’. We’re … [Continue reading]

Are You Doing Your Kegel Exercises Correctly?

A big thanks to PeriCoach for this conversation.   Ya know, I thought about writing this post in a really discreet way because this is an embarrassing topic. But then I thought about it…. and realized, that’s because it IS an embarrassing topic, I should just let it all out. Why beat around the bush? Let’s discuss it. Let’s lay it all ‘out there’. We’re not 12 year old girls who are going to giggle and point fingers. Lots of changes come to a women’s body through life, especially after … [Continue reading]

The Lifesaving Gift of Cord Blood Banking with StemCyte

A big thanks to StemCyte for hosting this conversation.   One of the first things you begin discussing when you get that big fat positive sign on your pregnancy test is cord blood banking. To bank or not to bank – that is the question. Cord blood banking is a very important decision and should not be taken lightly. The topic of cord blood banking is not something that you should toss aside. You need to find out what cord blood is and why it can be important to have it properly preserved … [Continue reading]

Make Trying to Conceive Easier with Astroglide TTC™

Astroglide TTC™ sponsored this blog post. The opinions and text are all mine.   I’ve been a mom now for 18 years as of next month. I have five kids and getting pregnant with four of them was a breeze. We made the decision, and I was blessed to get pregnant on our very first month of trying to conceive. With Jack, number five, that wasn’t the case. With Jack, we tried and tried to conceive and it wasn’t happening… and we didn’t know why. Why was it so easy all the other times and so … [Continue reading]

Redesigned First Response Early Detection Pregnancy Test Makes Testing Easier

I participated in a Influencer Activation on behalf of Influence Central for First Response. I received product samples as well as a promotional item to thank me for my participation.   I’ve been a mom for 18 years, next month, and have 5 kids. 18 years ago, things were a lot different than today. 18 years ago pregnancy tests were a lot different. I remember peeing in a cup and then taking a little squeezy syringe, sucking up some of the urine and then squirting it on a square … [Continue reading]

40% of Fertility Issues are Male-Related. Join Us To Learn More at #TheStorkOTC Chat on 6/18 at 2pm ET!

  Being a mom of 5, I’ve spent many of hours in mom groups and pregnancy groups on Facebook and other websites. I’ve watched many of my friends have fertility issues. Some struggled for years while others struggled for just a few months. I could never truly understand the struggle until we tried getting pregnant with Jack. With my other four kids, I was able to get pregnant on our first month of trying. With Jack, it was different. We tried and tried and then needed to start tracking and … [Continue reading]

Want to Jump-Start Your Weight Loss? Try a #FitTea Detox!

A big thanks to FitTea for sponsoring this article. All opinions are my own.   Have you heard of the 14-Day FitTea Detox? I’m sure you have, especially if you are on social media because it’s everywhere! Just search the #FitTea hashtags and take a look at all the awesome pictures! If you have you heard, “Give us a few weeks and we’ll give you a new waistline” – yep, that’s FitTea! All the celebrities are on Instagram showing off their FitTea. Me and my daughter, Becca, LOVE going through … [Continue reading]

Keep Kids Comfortable and Safe Around the Water with SwimWays Products!

I participated in an Ambassador Program on behalf of Influence Central for SwimWays. I received product samples to facilitate my review and a promotional item to thank me for my participation. #SwimWays   Last month (May 16th) was National Learn to Swim Day. National Learn to Swim Day is a day to remind parents and guardians how important water safety and swim instructions is for children. These past two weeks we’ve been able to finally get in the water a few times. Weather has … [Continue reading]

Ways to Discuss Underage Drinking With Your Teen

I participated in an Ambassador Program on behalf of Influence Central for Anheuser-Busch’s Family Talk About Drinking Program. I received a promotional item to thank me for my participation. #ABFamilyTalk   One of my biggest fears as a parent has always been my kids finding fun in underage drinking and partying with friends. It’s been a fear of mine because alcohol is one of the reasons my first marriage ended with their father (my 3 older kids). Another fear of mine concerning … [Continue reading]


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