Celebrating 101 Days of Summer Play with Banana Boat Natural Reflect Sunscreen.

Now that I'm a full-time working mom, I don't attend too many brand/blog events.  It's either in the morning or in the afternoon when I have to be at work so I usually send one of my writers to represent New York Chica. Yesterday's blog event was different. It fell right on a SATURDAY! I was ecstatic when I received an invite to attend the 101 Days of Summer Play Event by Banana Boat®, held in the wonderful home of Amy aka SelfishMom.  To be honest, I was quite honored.  Lately I've been … [Read more...]

Celebrating Children’s Day/ El Dia del Niños with Kellogg’s

When I was a child, I never celebrated Children’s Day.  It is a traditional holiday that I didn’t know existed.  But now that I know about it, I think the concept of Children’s Day is wonderful.  The holiday is celebrated on various days each year all around the world for different  reasons but all child-related. Whether it’s for Save the Children foundation or to recognize the needs or rights of children, it’s a great way to protect the future of the world.  For instance, Children’s Day or El … [Read more...]

Keep Your Mind on the Wheel.

I've seen dozens of people texting while driving and I'll admit this - I've texted while driving too and I'm ashamed of admitting it BUT I took the pledge to never do it again and I haven't.  If I receive a text, I'll ignore it and wait until I can reply back when I am done driving or after I've pulled over to a safe place, like a parking lot. Since I took the pledge, I want you all to take the pledge as well.  You don't have to do anything but promise yourself that when you receive a text, … [Read more...]