What Is Your RoC Wrinkle Ranking?


“This post was sponsored by RoC® Skincare as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central.” I turned 41 years young this year, and even though I've always understood the importance of taking care of my skin, I knew that I needed to adapt my skincare regimen to the needs of my changing skin. My daily skincare regimen is one of a few things I do to keep my skin healthy. My environment, lifestyle choices, and geographic location are a Continue Reading

Nature Made® KIDS FIRST® Multivitamin Gummies

Nature Made Vitamins 2

"This post was sponsored by Nature Made® as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central." We pretty much gave up on battling my girls to take a vitamin. I think we tried every trick imaginable, but nothing ever worked. They really disliked taking vitamins, but I knew how important it was for their growing bodies. We tried different brands, flavors, etc. Being the picky eaters they are also, I was hoping for the day they would Continue Reading

Snack Without The Guilt With Balance Bars


I am being compensated by Balance for my participation in this campaign as part of the Mom It Forward Blogger Network I have the worlds biggest sweet tooth and I consider myself a dessert-aholic. I also love to snack. The problem is, I'm trying to make smarter choices, but it's hard to cut back on the sweets I love. Having five kids around definitely doesn't help either. I count on my snacks to sustain my appetite between meals and get me Continue Reading

Life Happens, So Do Leaks – Get Your Confidence Back With Depend


“This post was sponsored by Depend as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central.” I've always thought I would be an active mom that could keep up with her kids. I had my first child right before I turned twenty one, and after that four more followed. Now, five kids later, motherhood has taken a toll on my body. I find it challenging to keep up with my kids and our daily activities. You are not alone. Trying to avoid Continue Reading

Get Control Over Hunger With Meta Appetite Control


“This post was sponsored by Meta Appetite Control as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central." I have struggled to maintain a healthy weight after I had my second child, and after my fifth child it was almost impossible to keep the weight off. When I was younger I could eat all day and not gain a thing. Now, I have to watch what I eat and exercise like crazy. My weight still fluctuates and I get the urge to go back to my bad Continue Reading

South Sudan’s 5th Birthday


July 9, 2016 is the 5th birthday of South Sudan. The world’s youngest country – it’s founding was a moment of hope. The hope turned to despair in 2013 as armed conflict broke out. While my children are playing their favorite games, a 5-year-old child in South Sudan was born into peace, but has no memory of anything but war. As a mother this just breaks my heart. Meet Chianyal Photo by a CARE photographer Chianyal lived in a forest before Continue Reading

Shopping At ALDI

ALDI Store

  “This post was sponsored by ALDI as part of Influencer Activation for Influence Central.” This was my first time shopping at ALDI and I'm already hooked! Both the selection and money savings are great. I visited the Buena Park store, and even though it's a little bit of a drive, it was well worth it. All 25 ALDI stores are currently open in the Southern California areas. Visit aldi.us or the ALDI USA Facebook page for the latest Continue Reading