We Went On A Kindness Safari with KIND at the Los Angeles Zoo!

KIND at the Los Angeles Zoo, close up of giraffes

    My family got the chance to visit the Los Angeles Zoo and Botanical Gardens on behalf of KIND and Zulily, they’re hosting these Kindness Safaris at zoos nationwide and I am so glad that we got to go!     This was the first time that my kids had ever been to the LA […]

Stuck On You: It’s Time for the Band-Aid® Jingle Contest!

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    Got vocals? Is your child creative? Do you think they could become the next Band-Aid® Brand “Stuck On Me” star? I am partnering with BAND-AID® to share the awesome annual jingle contest!     Enter the Band-Aid® Brand Stuck On Me Contest!   That’s right, it’s that time again to find the next star […]

Your 5-Star Family Vacation: 3 Must-Do Excursions in Puerto Rico!

Sea turtle and snorkeling in Puerto Rico

  This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Puerto Rico, The All-Star Island. All opinions are 100% mine.       Are you looking for a family vacation spot that has beautiful weather, gorgeous beaches, delectable cuisine and plenty of history and adventure?   The all star island of Puerto Rico […]

How I Got My Kids to LOVE Brushing Their Teeth

Girl brushing her teeth with Firefly® Light up Toothbrush

  Last night, my kids ASKED ME if they can brush their teeth. WHAT? I am partnering with Firefly® and One2One Network to share my own opinion and show you all how to get your kids to brush their teeth, without a fight!     At ages 8 and 4, they both tend to cringe at doing anything […]

Live The Good Life: 5 Steps To Making Your Life Pure and Simple

Glass of DairyPure milk

  This post brought to you by DairyPure Milk. The content and opinions expressed below are that of http://www.mommygaga.com/.   Ever wonder how you can live a happy, simple life? As we age, we realize that there are certain things that just don’t matter, and simplicity becomes the goal.     No matter what happens […]

Summer Ready: 10 Total Care Summer Essentials for the Family

Summer Essentials for Families featuring Listerine Total Care mouthwash

  Who’s ready for warm summer weather? I am partnering with Listerine and The Motherhood to share my top total care summer essentials for families. I received LISTERINE® Brand products and a Walgreens gift card from Johnson & Johnson Healthcare Products Division of McNEIL-PPC, Inc, look at what I got!     As a mom, encouraging healthy […]

Lessons In Parenting Trials: Staying A Step Ahead of Melt-Downs While On-The-Go

Little girl having Mott's® applesauce snack

  Keeping the kids happy while traveling was once a tough feat – until now. This sponsored article in partnership with Mott’s and SocialMoms tells you the simple ways to prevent melt-downs while on-the-go…   See this face?     So sweet. So innocent. Until…     Between school and work, sports, family obligations, fun and […]

Don’t Buy Her A Gift For Mother’s Day: Give Her A DAY OFF (printable Mother’s Day coupon book)

Mother's Day Gift, Coupon Book of Favors for Mom

  Friends, I’m a mom. Likely, if you are reading this post, you’re a mom, too. What is the one thing that you want for Mother’s day? Is it flowers? Chocolates? Dinner? Maybe. But probably not.     I am here to tell you that not one mom will complain about this: GIVE HER THE DAY […]

Summer Pool Safety: Swimming Fun and Peace Of Mind With Puddle Jumpers!

Girl wearing Puddle Jumpers floater for swimming pool

  This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Stearns Puddle Jumpers®. All opinions are 100% mine.     My little girl has been doing her absolute best at trying the swim along with her big brother. The only problem: she doesn’t yet know how to swim.   I tried to explain […]

To My Son, On His Birthday…


  To my dearest son,   Wow. Is it so? Can you really be EIGHT?!     I just can’t believe that my smart, loving, kind-hearted son is already 8 years old! Weren’t you just learning to walk? You continue to amaze me in everything that you do, from your hard work in class to […]