Walgreens and Dove Want You to Share Your Real Beauty with #BeautyIs #ad ~ MommyTalkShow.com

Walgreens and Dove Want You to Share Your Real Beauty with #BeautyIs #ad

Every morning I face a big decision -  make up or no makeup?  In a post-mommy world of working at home, I'm more inclined to to with no makeup because I don't have to worry about sweating it off or my son wiping most of it off. Then there's the time it takes to put the makeup on. Even my five minute face seems like a lot when I'm rushing to the car pool lane. But there's one person who's changed … [Read More...]

Dr. Drai Anniversary

Join #AmericansOBGYN Twitter Party with Dr. Drai 9/30 at 9 p.m. EST

Disclosure: I am a compensated Twitter Party host for this Dr. Drai event. As a Wife and Mom who’s officially in her 40’s, my health is incredibly important to me. I’ve had my share of gynecological issues with uterine fibroids that I had surgically removed before I got pregnant and had a healthy c-section delivery with A.J. more than four years ago. I keep my annual appointment with my … [Read More...]

Talk Show Topic

[VIDEO] How to get a Free EpiPen Coupon ~ MommyTalkShow.com

Summer Survival Series: [VIDEO] How to get a Free EpiPen Coupon

Part of surviving this summer includes being ready for emergencies including allergic reactions to foods, bug bites and allergens. As a food allergy mom, I'm sharing how to be prepared for emergencies in case you or your children need an epipen. This video explains how to get a free epipen coupon through December 31, … [Read More...]

[VIDEO] My Interview with Actress Busy Philips on Gywneth Paltrow’s Comments about Working Moms ~ MommyTalkShow.com

[VIDEO] My Interview with Actress Busy Philips on Gywneth Paltrow’s Comments about Working Moms

I had the opportunity to interview actress Busy Philips from ABC's Cougar Town as a special guest on Huffington Post LIVE. She's a new spokesperson for Banana Boat sun protection. Side note: I bought some Banana Boat products at Target on sale last week and got a $5 Target gift card I hope to give away soon. Back on … [Read More...]

Atlanta Area News

Plus Sized Fall Fashion with Supermodel Emme ~ MommyTalkShow.com

Plus Size Fall Fashion Featured in Macy’s Show with Supermodel Emme #MacysEvents

As someone who struggles with her post-mommy fashion, I leaped at the opportunity to cover a recent Macy’s Event featuring Plus Size Fall Fashion. Emme, the world’s first plus-sized supermodel was the host…then the poop hit the fan when I was asked to model in the show. Keep in mind, I’ve been really rocking the … [Read More...]

DrOzOn2

Watch Dr. Oz on WSB-TV and Meet Him at Downtown Atlanta Health Expo #DrOzOn2

Disclosure: I am a member of the Everywhere Society and Everywhere provided me with compensation for this post.  However, all thoughts and opinions expressed herein are my own. Starting Monday, September 8th the Dr. Oz show will air on Atlanta's WSB-TV at 3 p.m. In my mind, this is a perfect combination since I … [Read More...]

4 Frustrating Things About Back to School Clothes Shopping for Boys ~ MommyTalkShow.com

4 Frustrating Things About Back to School Clothes Shopping for Boys

Shopping for boys’ clothes is big pain in the butt. Then back to school season comes and it gets even worse because parents of boys come face to face with the limited options we have to choose from. So here’s what frustrates me about back to school clothes shopping for boys and the solutions I’d like to see. Sales … [Read More...]

Figuring Out 40

The Over 40 Friendship Prayer #FiguringOut40 ~ MommyTalkShow.com

The Over 40 Friendship Prayer #FiguringOut40

I debated how to tackle this subject of female friendships once you turn 40 (or you may have noticed issues in your 30’s). In the last month I've had two significant friendships change. I won't go into the details of who did what to whom or who's right or wrong. Those things are all subject to interpretation. But what … [Read More...]

5 Things I'll Stop Saying in the New Year ~ MommyTalkShow.com

(VIDEO) 5 Things I’ll Stop Saying in the New Year #FiguringOut40

Happy New Year! While many of you are jogging and working out, I admit I'm not…yet. Instead, I'm focusing on ways to change my attitude and outlook for 2014.  So much of what we say determines how we look at things. I've shared with you my challenges with depression, even though I've had an amazing 2013. Going forward … [Read More...]

Great Things Happened to Me in 2013, But I Was Still Depressed #FiguringOut40

Great Things Happened to Me, But I Was Still Depressed #FiguringOut40

I know a lot of you are working on resolutions for 2014, but I'm still focused on 2013. Although it was a great year for me professionally with this parenting talk show and and other opportunities, I was still depressed for most of the year. Still Depressed Yes. I suffer from depression even though I have - an … [Read More...]

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$50 My Family Dollar Giveaway

Celebrate @MommyTalkShow Reaching 8K Twitter Followers with $50 Family Dollar Gift Card Giveaway

Whoo hoo!! I’m so happy that this week I reached 8,000 Twitter followers and to celebrate I’m giving away a $50 Family Dollar Gift Card. It’s thanks largely to many of you who I’ve connected with in … [Read More...]

Save on Back to School Eyeglasses from JCPenny Optical ~ MommyTalkShow.com

Save on Back to School Eyeglasses at JCPenney Optical

As the parents of a near-sighted child with a drooping eyelid who's been seeing eye specialists since he was a newborn, I thought we were darn there everything about eyeglasses for kids. That … [Read More...]

Back to School Savings with Groupon and Living Social ~ MommyTalkShow.com

Back to School Savings with Groupon and Living Social

This week I struck up a conversation with a mom in my neighborhood at the frozen yogurt shop. She had a tablet and books on her table. This mom was on a mission. I asked if she was using the yogurt … [Read More...]

Shopping at Kroger Helped Me Pay Less Than $3 Per Gallon for Gas ~ MommyTalkShow.com

Kroger Fuel Points Helped Me Pay Less Than $3 Per Gallon for Gas

I've been a dedicated Kroger shopper since I discovered the grocery store in 2002 when I moved to Mississippi. Now that I'm a wife and mom in Atlanta, I'm shopping at Kroger even more to feed my … [Read More...]

Three Ways to Save on Summer Essentials at Target #TargetColors ~ MommyTalkShow.com

Three Ways to Save on Summer Essentials at Target #TargetColors

This summer I've been shopping at Target at least once a week to save on summer essentials. I'll tell you what's always on my shopping list and the three ways I save big every time I walk out of those … [Read More...]

Parenting News

Walgreens and Dove Want You to Share Your Real Beauty with #BeautyIs #ad ~ MommyTalkShow.com

Walgreens and Dove Want You to Share Your Real Beauty with #BeautyIs #ad

Every morning I face a big decision -  make up or no makeup?  In a post-mommy world of working at home, I'm more inclined to to with no makeup because I don't have to worry about sweating it off or my … [Read More...]

Win Influencer Pass to Niche Parent Conference Instagram Video Contest #NicheParent14 - MommyTalkShow.com

Win Influencer Pass to Niche Parent Conference: Instagram Video Contest #NicheParent14

      I’m delighted to share that I’m attending the Niche Parent Conference Oct. 16 - 18, 2014 at Walt Disney World, as well as moderating a panel on booking media interviews for … [Read More...]

4 Frustrating Things About Back to School Clothes Shopping for Boys ~ MommyTalkShow.com

4 Frustrating Things About Back to School Clothes Shopping for Boys

Shopping for boys’ clothes is big pain in the butt. Then back to school season comes and it gets even worse because parents of boys come face to face with the limited options we have to choose from. … [Read More...]

He’s Cute at Age 4, But Will You Call Him a Criminal When He’s 14? ~ MommyTalkShow.com

He’s Cute at 4, But Will You Call Him a Criminal When He’s 14?

Every time A.J. and I are out shopping, playing at the park, visiting an attraction around Atlanta or even going to church - someone inevitably says three words that make my blood boil: “He’s so … [Read More...]

Win Kississimee Vacation with #T2RSweeps ~ MommyTalkShow.com

My Dream Kissimmee Vacation + Win Your Own by Tweeting #T2RSweeps

This summer we took a short trip to Charleston, SC to see my extended family for a few days and surprise my Mom who was there for a family reunion. It was a fun three day trip where A.J. met his … [Read More...]