RoC Academy – The Truth About Aging and Skincare

RoC Academy Cruise Party

Who do you go to for your skincare advice? A dermatologist? A friend who has great skin? Somewhere else? I’ve been more of the “try anything and everything” camp in the past. I used to get a lot of compliments on my skin when I was younger and I guess that kept me pretty confident… read more »

Create Your Own 5-Star Vacation in Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico

This post brought to you by Puerto Rico, The All-Star Island. All opinions are 100% mine. . When the kids were tracked out of school a few weeks ago, we planned a few local getaways for the family. When I reached out to parents of my children’s friends to invite them along, I was surprised… read more »

Organizing the Kitchen – Review and Giveaway

Playtex Drying Rack Smart Space

I have never been the most organized person. But as I became an adult, I learned how to keep my things in their proper place and usually was able to have some semblance of an organized home. With the birth of our first baby, any change of organization that I might have had went right… read more »

Fresh Baked Roman Meal Bread – Review and Giveaway

Roman Meal Fresh Baked Bread

  I’m not really sure why I buy some of the products I do. I never conducted taste-tests on different items and then started buying the best products. Some of our grocery items are things my mother used to buy when I was young, or products that my husband prefers. But many are items that… read more »

$50 VISA Gift Card Giveaway

$50 VISA Giveaway on A Helicopter Mom

A Helicopter Mom Welcomes You to the $50 VISA Gift Card Giveaway! . . I’ve joined my awesome friend Angela from to bring you this fun giveaway. We’re giving one lucky reader a $50 VISA Gift Card! Yay! To enter, just use the Rafflecopter Form below. Giveaway is open worldwide to readers 18 years… read more »

MilkSplash Liquid Milk Enhancer – $25 Target Gift Card Giveaway

MilkSplash Liquid Milk Enhancer

. My kids love milk. They used to go through a gallon of milk in just a couple of days if we let them. But now that the girls are in school, they see kids who drink chocolate milk, juice and sweet drinks every day at lunch. They’ve started asking more and more often for… read more »

Spring Savings Event Sweepstakes

Cooper Tire

This post brought to you by Cooper Tire. All opinions are 100% mine. . The Spring and Summer seasons are popular times for road trips. To help consumers save money and win prizes this year, Cooper Tire is offering up to $80 in Visa® Gift Cards on popular passenger and light truck tire lines. Their… read more »

Spring Fling $20 Gift Card Giveaway – Winner’s Choice

$20 Gift Card Giveaway on A Helicopter Mom

A Helicopter Mom Welcomes You to the Spring Fling Gift Card Giveaway! .   Spring is here and it’s time to celebrate! Whether you want some fun new goodies to use outside in the gorgeous weather, or something new to freshen up the home, we’re going to help you.  One lucky reader will win a… read more »

Tropical Twisters Drink Cocktail Mocktail Recipe

Tropical Twisters On the Rocks #Drink #Recipe #Cocktail #Mocktail

I just returned from an amazing blogging trip with 39 other women. It was relaxing and wonderful. And it reminded me of something I tend to forget when I’m bogged down with work and family. Girl time is important. Whether it’s an evening out dancing or just hanging out at a friend’s house to catch… read more »

Recommended Daily Requirements for Happiness

Healthy and Easy Snack Ideas

As a busy mom of three young kids, it’s not always easy to take care of my own needs. It seems like I’m always taking care of the children, of their problems, of their needs and wishes. I have to make a concerted effort from time to time to remember that my needs are important… read more »