Barbie goes to Charm School!

“Please, thank you, excuse me and may I.”  Are all basic manners, courtesy and etiquette that most parents strive to incorporate into our children’s everyday life. It gives them such a great foundation of not only respect for others, but also for themselves.

I’m constantly trying to teach my daughter the important lesson that not only is being courteous appropriate, but it’s also recognized and appreciated by others.

I am so excited to share with you that Barbie is releasing the new Barbie Charm School DvD this week!

At Charm School, Blair (played by the fabulous Barbie), along …Continue Reading…


Crocs- Back to School!

Thank you to Crocs for sponsoring this blog post. Please click here to learn more about Crocs’ new Back to School line. I was selected for this sponsorship by the Clever Girls Collective. All opinions expressed here are my own.
I am so excited to announce that Crocs has introduced a brand-spankin’ new line of children’s shoes for BOTH boys and girls in grades K-8! …Continue Reading…


Who Is Simon Miller?


I’m so excited to be partnering with Mom Central and P&G in promoting the latest Family Movie Night movie: Who is Simon Miller? premiering this Saturday, August 6 on NBC at 8pm ET/7pm CT

Here’s the synopsis: When unassuming geologist Simon Miller mysteriously disappears one night, the Miller family is thrown into a desperate search to …Continue Reading…


Ragu Mom’s the Word on Dinner!Manners- who, what, where and when.

I am so excited to announce that I’m officially the new brand ambassador for Ragu’s Mom’s the Word on Dinner campaign!


This is so exciting for my family and I  because:

1) Ragu is “yummy deliciousness”. Direct quote from my 5 year-old.

2) They understand and appreciate the importance of a mother’s influence and care about giving us …Continue Reading…


I tried something new. And was so glad that I did.

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Thank you to P&G’s Have You Tried This Yet? program and Kroger for sponsoring my writing about trying new things and breaking out of my everyday routine. Click here to find great savings on high-performing P&G products at a Kroger store near you. I was selected for this sponsorship by the Clever Girls Collective, which endorses Blog With Integrity, as I do.

My everyday routine is pretty much the same.

Get up.

Get dressed.

Take child to school.

Avoid eye contact with other parents. …Continue Reading…