The Ad Council, the U.S. Department of the Treasury, and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development want you to know that real help is available to families who are behind on their mortgage payments, or worried about how they will make the next one. Nearly one in 17 homeowners nationwide has fallen behind […]
Welcome to Wishenpoof
Wishenpoof, the newest Amazon Original Kids Series, IMG_7601will be available for Amazon Prime members beginning on August 14th, One of the perks of being a blogger is the chance to preview new TV shows, and my boys (ages 4 and 7) binge-watched the entire 13 episode run of Wishenproof during a recent vacation.
Design a Free Printable Valentine from Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals!
Want to spread the love this month? ! With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, it’s easy to spread the love — one heart at a time — with a free printable Valentine. Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals (CMN Hospitals) created a Valentine’s Day card printable and adorable how-to video to get everyone in the loving spirit. […]
Discover Unconditional Love this Valentine’s Day by Adopting a Shelter Pet
Valentine’s Day is right around the corner, and while most people think of candy, cards, flowers and dinners out, Bellamy Young thinks about the dogs and cats that are in your local shelter, waiting to find their furever family and home. Each year approximately 3-4 million pets are adopted from shelter and rescue groups, […]
Adopt US Kids Celebrates 10 Years and More Than 22,000 Children Adopted from Foster Care
If you have siblings, you know how important they are. No matter what happens in life, you know you have your siblings to rely on. Imagine being torn apart from them. Not being able to locate them. This is a sad reality for many children in foster care. I volunteered as a Foster Care Case […]
Help Celebrate Shelter Pets Day on December 2nd
As we enter the throes of the holiday season, gifts are on our minds. Pets are #1 on many children’s holiday wish lists, so imagine if you could give them the gift of a pet, while saving a pet’s life? December 2nd is the fifth annual Celebrate Shelter Pets Day, a special day […]
Support Our Vets this Veterans Day with OUR VETERAN HEROES™ BAND-AID® Brand Adhesive Bandages
“I participated in an Influencer Activation on behalf of Influence Central for BAND-AID® Brand. I received product samples to facilitate my review as well as a promotional item to thank me for my participation.” National holidays that honor our veterans and military will always be special to me because two men in my life that I […]
The 5th Annual Neighborhood Toy Store Day is Coming to a Neighborhood Near You!
(Disclosure: This is a sponsored post, and I received samples of many of the toys featured. I was a part of the team that helped ASTRA create Neighborhood Toy Store Day in 2010, and I have worked with them as a consultant since 2009. However, my opinions are not influenced by my work with ASTRA. […]
#GetReady: Two Year Anniversary of Hurricane Sandy
Wednesday, Oct. 29 is the 2-year anniversary of Hurricane Sandy’s U.S. landfall. Sandy affected 24 states, killed 162 people, caused more than $50 million in damage and damaged or destroyed 650,000 homes and hundreds of child care centers and schools. It was the day that life turned upside down for thousands of children who suddenly […]
Will You Show Some #ShelterPetLove for Adopt-A-Dog Month?
Of all the dogs in American homes, only 29% were adopted from a shelter or rescue. Each year approximately 3-4 million pets are adopted, but 2.7 million still lose their lives each year for lack of a home. Seventeen million people will acquire a pet within the next year. The Shelter Pet Project, a collaborative […]