The Promises We Make To Our Children

(Disclosure: This is a sponsored post but all thoughts are my own.)

When I first became a mom I remember looking down at my son and instantly falling in love with the little swaddled child in my arms. Even though we had just met, I made many promises to him. Among those were the promise that I’d love him forever and that I’d be the very best mom I could be.

These desires didn’t end when we left the hospital, but have only grown stronger over the years. Every time I look at my child I find myself thinking that I couldn’t possibly love him more and then the next day comes and I realize I love him more than I did the day before and even more than the day before that one. Every hour I grow more in love and with that comes the strong maternal desire to keep him safe. One way I keep my children safe is by trying to always make the best decisions with them in mind. I love when I discover that companies have the same values that I do and one of those companies is Johnson & Johnson.

Moms make promises to their babies all the time and J&J listened to moms and made one too! They recently changed the formula of their baby care products because parents shared their concerns and they wanted to give parents peace of mind when using the products on their little ones.

What promises do you make to your children?

The Ultimate Mobile Mom Giveaway For New Moms {$960 Value}


Welcome to the Ultimate Mobile Mom Giveaway sponsored by MobileMom.com, Rakuten.com Shopping, Snugli, and Britax! I am happy to be teaming up with some great bloggers to give away some amazing items that are perfect for new moms!

Before we get to the giveaway I want to introduce to you MobileMom.com! Mobile Mom is a collection of free apps for your smartphone that provide pregnancy info on your mobile device — anytime, anywhere! If you are pregnant or trying to conceive, these apps were designed just for you! The following apps are currently available in the Apple Store and Google Play:

Ovulation Calculator — This app will help you determine your most fertile days to increase your chances of conceiving each month.

Due Date Calculator — This app will calculate your due date and keep track of important pregnancy milestones.

Pregnancy Weight Gain Calculator — Concerned with keeping your weight in check during pregnancy? The Pregnancy Weight Gain Calculator will help you stay within your healthy range.

Pregnancy Test — Think you might be pregnant? Determine the likelihood with this intuitive app by answering just a few questions. It’s proven algorithm will provide you with an answers!

Baby Names Finder — Browse through thousands of unique, traditional, and popular names to find the perfect name for your baby! Find out a name’s origin, meaning, popularity and create a list of your favorites to help you narrow it down.

Pregnancy Talk — This app hasn’t been released yet but it’s coming soon! Find friendship and support from other moms during the most important time in your life. Join the Pregnancy Talk community for 24/7 access to moms who are going through or have been through the same things you are! Ask questions, give advice based on your own experiences and more!

If you have any friends that are pregnant or trying to conceive, please pass this info along to them — I’m sure they’d appreciate it!

So, what three things does every mobile mom need? A baby carrier, car seat and a great diaper bag! Read on to find out more about what we are giving away. {I am so jealous!!}


Well made and versatile, the Britax Baby Carrier is a must-have for moms and dads alike. The adjustable waist belt is one size fits all (22 inches to 56 inches) making it easy to switch from one parent to another. It is designed to distribute weight across shoulders, back and hips for comfort and extended wear. A removable infant insert makes the carrier suitable for infants from 8 pounds to toddlers up to 32 pounds. The Britax Baby Carrier features multiple carrying positions, one handed buckles and snaps for ease of use and harness straps that adjust in front for a customized fit. These are just a few of the many features of the baby carrier. Britax really has thought of everything! Also available in an organic version, the Britax Baby Carrier retails for around $129. For more information visit www.britax.com.

Snugli has just introduced a new line of car seats that feature OUTLAST temperature management technology designed to keep children safe and comfortable by maintaining their ideal body temperature. This technology has the ability to absorb and store excess heat to reduce overheating. Similarly, when the child’s temperature drops, the car seat’s stored heat is released always keeping the child comfortable.

The Snugli All-In-One Carseat which accommodates children ranging from 5-110 pounds (internal harness up to 65 lbs) features 3 layers of side impact foam technology to reduce side impact crash forces by 50%. The LATCH system connectors allows quick and easy installation while the TruTether feature gives you peace of mind with it’s green indicator which notifies you when the tether has been properly tightened. This carseat also features 3 position incline. You can find out more about Snugli Carseats by visiting www.snugli.com.


Last but not least, you’ll find just about everything you need for baby at Rakuten.com Shopping, including a number of top of the line diaper bags, such as this Coach Signature Stripe diaper bag, to make sure you’re stylish while on the go. In fact, Rakuten.com Shopping is providing one lucky winner with $500 worth of Rakuten Super Points to shop for all your baby necessities, through the convenience and ease of shopping online, if you win the Ultimate Mobile Mom Giveaway!

To learn more and experience great prices and a convenient shopping experience for yourself, visit www.rakuten.com or @RakutenShopping on Twitter.

Feeling lucky? Enter to win all three of these great prizes by filling out the form below. (Just a note: Rafflecopter occasionally goes down. If you don’t see the form you can refresh or come back later to enter.)

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(Disclosure: This is a sponsored giveaway. I have not used any the items or sites. Making Time For Mommy is not responsible for sponsor prize shipment.)