Hey Parents! Learn to Read Drug Fact Labels (VIDEO)

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It’s BACK TO SCHOOL! Woooooo hooooo!

With all that celebrating and dancing in your living room (see video) it’s easy to forget all else that comes with the new school year. See why you should learn to read the Drug Fact on your over-the-counter medicine labels and keeps our kids (and us!) happy and healthy.

This is a sponsored post in collaboration with Know Your OTCs.

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Portable Fun with Playskool Pop-Up Shape Sorter

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It’s been a long summer. In fact, too long. My son’s last day of kindergarten was June 2nd! Take a few moments to ponder that one. Keeping a 6 year old and a very stubborn and “it’s my way or no way” 2 1/2 year old has not been an easy task. My kids and I played (and searched for pieces!) with the Pop Up Shape Sorter as part of a sponsored post for SocialStars and Playskool #PlayskoolCrew Toys in this house {Read More}

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MONAT Boosts Hair-Esteem + ReGrows Baby Hair (VIDEO)

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Meet MONAT. That’s pronounced “Mo Nait” as in MOdern NATure. It’s a hair treatment range that boosts hair growth and brings life back into your hair. Let me tell you — IT DOES. I’ve tried it and can attest to all of its greatness — including regrowth of my pesky baby hair! It does what it says on the label. End of. Check out this Q&A with Jenny Sanzo, mom of  2, style blogger and Market Partner with MONAT who has supermodel hair, {Read More}

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The Bathroom is My “Mommy Hiding Place” (VIDEO)

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Yes, I hide in my bathroom to get away from the kids and husband when I need a break. So what?! Headphones. CHECK! Magazines. CHECK! Phone. CHECK! Door locked. CHECK CHECK! Where is your mommy hiding space?

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Too Cool for School with On-the-Go Playskool Fun

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When you are a toddler/preschooler you accessorize with your coolest toys. They should ideally complement any outfit, they should be portable for the unstoppable on-the-go kid and washable (or at least easy to wipe down) making our lives as mamas much easier. My kids and I played, learned and accessorized with the Fold n’ Go Busy Elephant and the Stack n’ Stow Cups as part of a sponsored post for SocialStars and Playskool #PlayskoolCrew Playskool does super cool like no other {Read More}

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15 Most Influential Mom Fashion and Beauty Bloggers

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This blog began in January 2012 after blogging as my son for two years at Mummy’s Busy World (no longer online.) I was scared to be me, especially if I was going to show real style, fashion and beauty as a mamá. I hadn’t seen much by way of mom fashion bloggers so I wasn’t sure where to start. I thought fashion and beauty blogging was for the thin, under 30 and childless — at least that’s what it seemed like. {Read More}

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Fashion + Fitness = FIERCE

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The thing is, I’m in need of serious fitness motivation. I’ve done NOTHING for months. No walking, any kind of cardio, no strength training — nada. Frankly, I’m feeling it now. I’m constantly sluggish, sleepy and I’ve been comfort  binge, (yes, binge) eating far more than I care to admit and of course, weight gain. A lot of weight. Gained. Ugggghhhhhh. Workout in these @RBX_Active digital CAMO leggings + get 25% discount! Fitness + Fashion = FIERCE Click To Tweet All {Read More}

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National Lipstick Day 2015 + 3 Favorites to Try (VIDEO)

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What? Whaaaaat?! It’s National Lipstick Day and I’m only finding out about this now?! It’s National Lipstick Day, THE most important day of the year + see 3 bold faves to try! Click To Tweet But have no fear, I dropped everything else and got to it — I’ve shared my THREE favorite lipstick colors and I’m encouraging YOU to get out there, take a chance and try a new lipstick color to rock out on this very important day. {Read More}

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3 Ways to Wear a High Low Dress + Giveaway

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Getting right to the point here — today I show you how to wear a high low dress and enter for a chance to win a striped “All I Need” black and white high low dress as seen here from blog partner The Pink Armoire! New blog partner The Pink Armoire offers stylish and budget friendly fashion options online (nationwide) and you can shop in person by catching the fashion bus anywhere around Northern Virginia and Maryland. What’s a high low dress? Just that — {Read More}

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Distressed Boyfriend Jeans + Classically Stylish Marie Hell Tunic

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Tunic sounds old to me. I don’t know, I’ve never worn them. I figured a long shirt or a dress, but not a tunic per say. Tuuuuunic. Hmm? This is a sponsored post in collaboration with Viva Fifty and Marie Hell However as I ALWAYS say — give things a shot. Try it on and see how it works for you. In 2014 I began to build a proper wardrobe with high-quality pieces that will stay with me for years {Read More}

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Summer Eating Habits + Keeping Kids Healthy

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Summer means going to the pool, road trips, beach time — and it also means indulging in ice cream, special desserts, BBQ, relaxing at home, watching TV and just hanging out. Doing nothing. It’s pretty sweet setup if you ask me. Keeping Kids Healthy: Summer Eating is a sponsored post in partnership with KnowYourOTCs However, kids are a different story when it comes to health and nutrition. It’s our job to keep our little ones healthy and eating their greens despite all {Read More}

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Spanish Beauty Saying “Manito de Gato” Explained (VIDEO)

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I make no secret about the fact that about 99% of my toiletries, makeup and kids items are bought at Target. I live across the street from one and it has everything I need! This is a sponsored video post in collaboration with Target #SinTraducción and MamásLatinas. Stories, explanation of  manito de gato and untranslatable moments are my own. DeeDee, the beauty concierge there and I are good friends and I always stop to chat and talk about the latest beauty {Read More}

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