Ice Age: Collision Course Film + Philips Sonicare Giveaway

In our family, we love the Ice Age movies! On July 22nd, Ice Age: Collision Course will be coming to theaters everywhere! In celebration of the movie, Philips Sonicare has partnered with 20th Century Fox to introduce the NEW limited edition Philips Sonicare For Kids Ice Agepower toothbrush with Bluetooth® wireless technology (valued at $49.99). ICE AGE: COLLISION COURSE – In Theaters […]

Toys”R”Us Partners with Save the Children #PlayWithPurpose

Did you know that 15.5 million U.S. children live in poverty, and for many of those, playtime isn’t part of daily life? As a dad, that’s really hard to hear because I understand that playtime is not just for fun – it’s a part of childhood development. 10 minutes of play can improve a child’s performance […]

Keeping Our Family Happy and Healthy

I have received information from the makers of TYLENOL®. The opinions stated are my own. This is a sponsored post. In our family, we have a blended family consisting of 6 children. Both my wife and were raised with parents who gave us TYLENOL® when we weren’t feeling well and we have both done the […]

Knott’s Merry Farm Holiday Event

Can you believe how close Christmas is? It’s my favorite time of the year! I love the lights, songs, and general feeling of happiness and love that goes with it! This year, Shannon and I will be taking our 6 kids to check out Knott’s Merry Farm. We are going to have a blast and get lots […]

The Importance of a Healthy Smile

 I received LISTERINE® Brand products from Johnson & Johnson Consumer, Inc. and The Motherhood as part of my participation in this LISTERINE® campaign. All thoughts and opinions expressed in this post are my own. Having a healthy smile is important. It’s not only important for our health, but it helps us to have a higher self-esteem, thereby […]

Getting Ready for Halloween with NESTLÉ

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #Treats4All #CollectiveBias Halloween is one of our family’s favorite times of the year! We love decorating our home, shopping for costumes, dressing up and the overall excitement of getting ready to go trick-or-treating. It’s amazing how quickly Halloween night goes by […]

How to Sneak a SNICKERS® – A Guide for Parents

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #EatASNICKERS #CollectiveBias   In our family, there are 6 kids and 2 adults. Keeping a SNICKERS® candy bar around for any amount of time, is like keeping the laundry basket empty, “it’s just not happening.” For this reason, it […]

Maytag Hosts the #MyFilthiestPlay Contest!

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Maytag for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. \ Do you love contests and have a player in your home who plays baseball or softball? Do you love the Maytag laundry brand? If so, you’ll  want to check out Maytag’s #MyFilthiestPlay contest! Maytag has been a top […]

The Age of Insomnia and The Importance of Sleep

I participated in an Ambassador program on behalf of Influence Central for Pernix Therapeutics. I received a promotional item to thank me for my participation. Do you remember when we were kids and we had a set bedtime when we had to get into bed, turn out all the lights and go to sleep? We […]

How Duracell Helps Families with Children Cope with Deployment

This review was made possible by iConnect and Duracell. I was provided compensation to facilitate this post, but all opinions are 100% mine. Right out of high school, I enlisted in the Army. I served overseas for four years. I was not yet married, nor did I have children, but after having my own children, I can […]