Health Goals for women and Children – #‎MDG456Live

UN Millennium Development Goals

For more than 125 years, Johnson & Johnson has advanced the health and well-being of women, children and families around the world. I'm excited to share that I have been chosen to be one of 13 Johnson & Johnson Social Influencers for Social Good. As a JnJ Social Good Influencer, I will share many of the things that I have been sharing for the past few years, topics surrounding maternal, neonatal & child { Read More }

Contour from Cox – TV just for me!

Contour by Cox

{Sponsored Post} As a "girly girl" living in a house with 5 males, deciding who controls the remote, what we watch and what we record can be a bit of a struggle. The guys love action packed movies, martial arts shows, and all things sports. I enjoy my chick flicks, the Hallmark Channel and Food Network. I'm sure you can see my dilemma here.  A girls gotta have her shows, but up until just a few weeks ago, I usually gave { Read More }

The #Advantage of early learning – help children #FindtheWords


As the school year begins, too many children are already falling behind. I am 1 of 30 bloggers helping #FindtheWords with Save the Children to raise awareness of the need for early childhood education for all kids. I am participating in this social media campaign to highlight 30 words in 30 days -- to symbolize the 30 million fewer words that children from low-income homes hear by age 3. Save the Children provides kids { Read More }

Smile Train – The gift and power of a smile


There is great power in something as simple as a smile. Research shows that smiling is contagious, smiling has the power to set off a chain reaction of happiness. Not only to the people around you but to yourself. Science has confirmed the magical properties of a smile - smiling triggers activity in your brain, in the left prefrontal cortex, the area of your brain that registers happiness. I have noticed this most with my { Read More }

Health Care Deadlines: Educate yourself and know the facts

Regardless of where you stand on the current health care issue, I think we can all agree that everyone should have access to affordable health care. It's also very important that everyone is educated about this new health plan and the options available to all families and individuals. I remember a time when I did not have health insurance and though I could have received assistance, I opted to go without. { Read More }

WINTER’S TALE “Valentine’s Day Prize Pack” Sweepstakes

Winter's Tale Movie Giveaway

Disclosure: This is a “sponsored post.” The company who sponsored it compensated Social Savvy Mom via a cash payment, gift, or giveaway. Opinions expressed herein are that of the author and are not indicative of  the opinions or positions of the sponsor. This Valentine’s Day don’t miss Akiva Goldsman’s story of miracles, crossed destinies, and the age-old battle between good and evil WINTER’S TALE! Coming to theaters, { Read More }

‘THE LEGO® Movie’ Prize Pack sweepstakes

The LEGO Movie

Disclosure: This is a “sponsored post.” The company who sponsored it compensated Social Savvy Mom via a cash payment, gift, or giveaway. Opinions expressed herein are that of the author and are not indicative of  the opinions or positions of the sponsor. Social Savvy Mom presents ‘THE LEGO® Movie’ Prize Pack sweepstakes from Warner Bros. Pictures. I have four very excited boys that have been counting down the months, { Read More }


Master Karate Todd Workout

Have you ever wanted your child to get involved with the martial arts but didn’t know how to start or even if they would like it? We have a very special online event happening now through January 31st! The Homeschool Lounge has partnered with Ford Brothers Productions to bring you "MASTER KARATE TODD ONLINE KARATE TOURNAMENT," for children ages 5 to 10. We have some great prizes too! All lessons can be learned with the { Read More }

Give the gift that keeps on giving – Be a BIG Brother or Big Sister!

Big Brothers Big sisters

This is part of a supported campaign with Latina Mom Bloggers and Big Brothers Big Sisters.  However, all opinions expressed are my own. Now that the holidays are upon us, the spirit of giving is all around us and infectious! Many are wondering how they can give back in 2014. I can think of no greater gift then to positively impact a child's or young person's life. Big Brothers Big Sisters is seeking volunteers and { Read More }

Publishers Clearing House Launches 3rd Annual “The Give Back” Charity Event


This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Publishers Clearing House. Publishers Clearing House has long been known for making dreams come true for winners all across the nation. What most don't know, is that they also help make dreams come true for charities and individuals in need, too! Over 40% of the Publishers Clearing House profits go to benefit charitable causes ranging from the arts to social { Read More }

Latinas Motivating Hombres to Step Up as Mentors #LatinoBigs Twitter Party

Latino Bigs

Did you know that according to the Pew Research Center Hispanic kids make up 23% of the 17 & under U.S. population? That is more than 17 million children and growing. About 20% of the children served by Big Brothers Big Sisters are Latino – a number quickly increasing. Yet, only 9% of our Bigs are Latino. In addition, while more than 70% of the children ready and waiting to be matched with a mentor are boys, only 3 of { Read More }