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Facts About the All New Dreft purtouch Detergent

Dreft purtouch

As the mom of 5 I can say that things do get easier. Maybe it's just that experience truly does ease the stress. With my first two (since they are 14 years apart) I was nervous about everything. Pregnancy and the thoughts of my child were the reasons I started this journey of going green. Parenthood just makes you want to do better in every aspect of your life, for your child. It's natural to want better for our children. Dreft has unveiled that … [Read more...]

Get in Shape Gift Ideas at DICK’S Sporting Goods

Nike at DICK'S Sporting Goods

After having our last baby, baby number five, in September I am ready to get in shape. I need to lose those extra pounds once and for all. With the New Year comes new fitness goals and I'm thankful Christmas is right around the corner so I can give all of my get in shape gift ideas to my husband on my Christmas list! I know so many mamas that are working hard to get in shape after baby and I've partnered with DICK'S Sporting Goods to tell you all … [Read more...]

Five Inexpensive Ways to Give Back this Holiday Season

Huggies Gives Back

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #NoBabyUnhuggedCB #CollectiveBias The holiday season is here. If you are anything like me you feel like it was July just yesterday. The year flies for me and the holidays are a great time to not only spend with family but to reflect on the year and on how you can make a difference. This time of year can be hard financially for many. Even when … [Read more...]

A Refreshing Treat for Nursing Mamas – A Lactation Smoothie

Lactation Smoothie

This post was sponsored by Premama as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central and all opinions expressed in my post are my own. Having nursed four children I know how hard it can be. I know how much of a struggle some women experience. I love bringing you news about great products that can help you succeed in nursing your little ones. On a recent trip to our local Meijer I saw various Premama products in their vitamin section, … [Read more...]

One Question to Ask Children Today!

Putside Play with Love

As part of the Stonyfield YoGetters team I receive products and/or compensation to share Stonyfield goodness. All opinions are 100% my own and are not influenced in any way. One of the things I love about being a Stonyfield YoGetter is the wide range of topics that we get to cover. Stonyfield gives us some great opportunities and I am in love with the prompt they sent us to write about this month. All because the wonderful people at Stonyfield … [Read more...]

WaterWipes are a Great Option for Chemical Free Baby Wipes

WaterWipes

This post was sponsored by WaterWipes as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central. I received complimentary products to facilitate my review. With three kids five years old and younger we use baby wipes all the time. Really, we do. We use them not only for diaper changes, but we use them to clean messes, clean faces, clean hands, wipe the baby gate off, in the car, at the mall and so much more! I don't think we could survive … [Read more...]

Disney Pixar and MomCo Partner to Celebrate The Good Dinosaur

The Good Dinosaur and Momco partnership

Most of you are probably familiar with The MomCo mobile app that helps connect moms with other moms in their community based on proximity and commonalities for all the friendship support they need. Through the app, moms can interact with one another by sharing pictures, asking questions, and getting the support they need. Moms can also arrange playdates, keep current with events in their community, and save money through exclusive deals. I have … [Read more...]

5 Reasons Why You Should Change to Reusable Menstrual Products

Why you should switch to reusable menstrual products

This post was created as part of the SckoonCup Review Campaign in which I am a financially compensated blogger. The opinions are my own and based on my own experience. After being on my mission to make small changes for my family to be more green, up until one year ago I wouldn't even consider reusable menstrual products as a greener option for myself. I was among to majority who had in my mind that it was "gross". Late last spring I made the … [Read more...]

Baby Weight, Be Gone! It’s a Tough Journey! #PostNatalFatBurner (Giveaway)

Disclosure: This is a sponsored post, however, all opinions are 100% my own and are not influenced in any way. My first baby was born 18 1/2 years ago. My youngest baby was born a year ago. I weigh more now, a year after the birth of my last child, than I did when I was nine months pregnant with my oldest child. The struggle has been real. When I was in high school I was super skinny. In fact, for my entire life (pre-kids) I was the smallest … [Read more...]

Working on My After Baby Body with Knocked Up Fitness

Knocked-Up Fitness and After Baby Body

You all know I've have three kids in the span of the last four years. My darling husband and I planned it that way. Between each pregnancy I didn't really make time to get in shape. Now that I know we are done having babies, it's hit me hard that I really have a long way to go in order to get back in shape. With three little ones running around and keeping me busy, it's not easy but I'm determined to work on my after baby body and I started with … [Read more...]

Another Amazing Product in Aden + Anais Skincare

Aden + Anais skincare line

We all know Aden + Anais makes amazing baby products such as Muslin Swaddles and Dream Blankets. They've done it again, more amazing from Aden + Anais with their skincare line! I recently received three of their items for review and it was the first time I had tried their skincare line. Wow. Just wow! With the kids being out of school in the summer, sometimes us mamas work extra hard in trying to keep them busy and keep their brains working! I … [Read more...]

Pregnant? Learn How Depend Underwear Can Help! #Underwareness #DropYourPants

Depend Underwear Bladd Leakage #underwareness #dropyourpants

Thanks to Depend for sponsoring today's discussion. A few years ago a friend of mine was pregnant. It was her first pregnancy and she called me about every little thing that happened. She was so thrown off by some of the surprises we women deal with when pregnant. One of those things was bladder leakage. She didn't understand why she had such an issue with leakage anytime she sneezed, couched, or laughed. I, too, have been through this issue on … [Read more...]

Walgreens Immunizations and the Get a Shot Give a Shot Campaign #GiveaShot

Walgreens Back to School #GiveaShot

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. We've been busy with lots and lots of back to school preparations. In doing so, I came across something I feel is very worthy of being shared: the Walgreens Get a Shot, Give a Shot campaign. Did you even know that Walgreens offers immunizations? I hate to admit this, but I knew they did flu shots but nothing other than that! There's a whole … [Read more...]

Summertime Joy from Moksa Organics

Moksa Organics Soap

Hey, did I mention that I am now an Official Moksa Organics brand enthusiast? That means every month I get to share Moksa Organics' products with you! Ekk! I'm so excited because I've loved this company since the day I first tried them! I can't say enough good things about how amazing their products are. Seriously...they are the best skincare products I've found! Not only that, but I can feel good about using them, too! This summer has been … [Read more...]

My Pictures are Safe with the Wireless Flash Drive from SanDisk

Wireless Flash Drive

I told my husband for months upon months that I needed some quick and easy way to get all of my pictures off of my iPhone for safe keeping. I literally had over 1500 pictures on my phone. I never really thought I had an easy way to transfer them somewhere else so that they could be safely stored so I kept putting it off. I had pictures on my phone from the past nearly 2 years of my kids. Well, my prayers were answered when I was recently sent a … [Read more...]

Finally Made the Change to Cloth Menstrual Pads with Pink Lemonade

Cloth Menstral Pads

It's something I've been wanting to do for a while but I've been scared. I was one of those, dare I say it....tampon users! Ekkk!! I had been wanting to go green in the area of my periods and postpartum bleeding but I just wasn't sure about it. Honestly, it kinda grossed me out. But, when I really thought about it, it wasn't must different that removing a bloody tampon and wrapping it in something, right? Well, other than the awesome fact that … [Read more...]

I’ll be Getting My Shape Back After Baby with Wink Shapewear #WonderlandOfBabies

Wink Shapewear Logo

Knowing that this is my last baby I am determined to really get back in shape after she arrives. I am tired of feeling like an overweight, rolly polly mom. I want to get my "groove" back and feel good again. I want to spend time on ME again and make sure I look good for my husband. Now, don't get me wrong, he's not putting that in my head, he loves me the way I am...but I believe that my confidence will be higher if I feel better about how I look … [Read more...]