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If you’re thinking about taking in a movie this Mother’s Day weekend, here’s one that’s fit the weekend “theme!” Moms’ Night Out opens up in theaters nationwide this Friday, May 9. The film stars Sarah Drew, Sean Astin, Patricia Heaton and Trace Adkins. Good friend of 53 Weeks Anjelah Johnson and her husband Manwell Reyes are have parts in the flick – but not as a couple! Also check out the guest blog Anjelah wrote for 53 Weeks about Auntie Do’s and Don’ts, not too long ago. Here’s...

Brickell Magazine released it’s annual issue of the Top 20 Professionals Under 40, and I was lucky enough to be chosen for this year’s “list!” It’s a pretty cool honor, and I’m even more flattered and proud that my Mommy Blogger title and this blog, 53 Weeks, made the cut with a nice mention! The “Mommy Blogger” life is a real hustle and it’s nice to be recognized for it!!! 🙂 ...

Olive Garden invites families to celebrate and enjoy a special meal together on Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day on Thursday, April 24, and is offering one free children’s menu item (children under 12) for every adult entree purchased that day. This year, more than 37 million youth and adults are expected to participate in Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day at more than 3.5 million workplaces. Olive Garden has partnered with the Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Foundation since 2012, and last year more than 7,000...

Kermit (the Frog) and company have a new movie hitting the big screen this Friday, March 21, 2014 in Disney’s “Muppets Most Wanted.” The film takes the entire Muppets gang on a global tour, selling out grand theaters in some of Europe’s most exciting destinations, including Berlin, Madrid, Dublin and London. But mayhem follows the Muppets overseas, as they find themselves unwittingly entangled in an international crime caper headed by Constantine—the World’s Number One Criminal and a dead ringer for Kermit and...

My youngest son and I recently played the “starring” roles in a video created for a crowd funding campaign. The project seeking funding is a vehicle child safety seat called “ANEIROS.” All too often we hear about (preventable) tragedies where a child is mistakenly left behind in a hot car, and ends up losing their life as a result of vehicular heat stroke… Well, the ANIEROS is designed to save those children. It effectively integrates with a vehicles alarm and electrical wiring, giving it the capability to...

America’s milk companies have launched a new multi-million dollar, cross-platform campaign designed to reinforce how milk’s many nutritional benefits – including high-quality protein – can help power the potential of every day. The new “Milk Life” campaign spotlights everyday moments of accomplishment, achievement and enjoyment, bringing to life how families and individuals who include milk’s protein at breakfast make the most of every day. With 8 grams of high-quality protein in each 8 ounce glass, milk...

Foot Locker unveiled its new Kids Foot Locker advertising commercial as part of their “GO BIG!” marketing campaign.  The campaign encourages little heroes to dream big and play big, and look the part in fresh gear from Kids Foot Locker. The commercial, titled “Buzzer Beater,” features an unexpected appearance from NBA player Anthony Davis during a little boy named Alex’s driveway basketball game. While driving in his car, Davis notices Alex in his driveway as he is getting ready to take the game winning...

BabyCenter released its Millennial Mom Report, which reveals the profile of today’s newest and youngest mothers, ages 18 to 32, with insights surrounding their parenting, technology usage, and overall ambitions as both parents and individuals. “The Millennial Mom is more than you think she is,” says Mike Fogarty, SVP and Global Publisher at BabyCenter. “She represents a cultural and economic force that’s creating lasting change. Remember, this generation entered adulthood in the late 1990s with a tailwind...

The LEGO Movie debuts in theaters this coming February 7, and if you’re like me, you have fond memories of your legos..building, creating and playing with them. Well, the building blocks have come a long way and now have their very own feature film. Here’s the quick synopsis courtesy of IMDB: An ordinary LEGO minifigure, mistakenly thought to be the extraordinary MasterBuilder, is recruited to join a quest to stop an evil LEGO tyrant from gluing the universe together. The feature also has an great all-star cast of voices helping...

Name of Product: Playtex pacifier holder clips Hazard: The pacifier holder clips can crack and a small part can break off which poses a choking hazard to small children. Remedy: Consumers should immediately take the recalled pacifier holders away from infants and contact Playtex for instructions on how to return the product for a full refund. Consumer Contact: Playtex toll-free at (888) 220-2075 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.playtexproducts.com and click on Recall for more information. Recall Details Units:...

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