About Colleen Padilla

Colleen Padilla, the founder and editor of ClassyMommy.com lives in the Philly suburbs and is a full time mom for her 2 children, Mackenzie (7) and Kyle (5). Colleen and the Classy Mommy website have been featured on Fox News, Good Morning America, The New York Times, Parenting Magazine, The New York Post, local Philadelphia ABC, CBS, and NBC programs. Colleen has appeared in a TV special about Alpha Moms on South Korea’s NBC affiliate SBS. She also co-authored The Digital Mom Handbook (HarperCollins).

Hexbug Aquabot Robotic Fish Video Underwater Review

Coolest new toy from Hexbug! The Hexbug Aquabot 2.0 Robotic Fish is fantastic! Super high quality with quality "flipper" action underwater that really propels the fish to swim. It practically looks real!. Check out our underwater video demo here. Hexbug Aquabot Robotic Fish Video Kenzie is underwater Read more [...]

Wild Oats Organic foods at Walmart Available Now

I was very surprised and excited with the news that Wild Oats Organic foods at Walmart are now available in store. The goal is for Wild Oats to provide authentic natural and organic foods to consumers at AFFORDABLE prices.  Wild Oats currently has over 50 products at over 1,500 Walmart stores. The Read more [...]

Summer Reading Party #SummerReading

This week we hosted a Summer Reading party to inspire kids to join the Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge to log their reading minutes to help break the world record.  My bookworm Kenzie is constantly reading and I'm always encouraging my 6 year old Kyle to read more .....so joining in the Scholastic Read more [...]

Summertime Sundaes with Hershey’s Syrup Galore

Yum! We love to barbeque and entertain and nothing tops off a summer celebration like an ice cream sundae. Ice cream sundaes and all their fixings encourage creativity from the kids, and the fabulous chance to build your own sundae brings out the kid in all the adults too! www.CelebrateWithHersheys.com We’ve Read more [...]

Rio 2 Now on DVD #Rio2Insiders @FHEInsiders

Rio 2 is now available on DVD. Fans of the Rio movies will adore this latest installment. We're wild about Rio 2 in our household - especially after Kenzie and I attended the premiere in Miami. The music is fantastic and the scenery in the Amazon is absolutely spectacular.  The storyline is full of Read more [...]

American Girl Isabelle On DVD today

Calling all American Girl fans! The new movie, Isabelle Dances into the Spotlight is out on DVD today! We can not wait to watch it with Kenzie & her girlfriends today! American Girl sent us this super cute party kit - love it! The new movie also has a soundtrack too. So fun! You can order the movie Read more [...]

Avia Activewear

We recently picked up a handful of goodies from Avia's new collection now sold at Walmart. This athletic fitness sportswear is wonderful. Bold bright colors that are on trend at a value price for  quality moisture wicking athletic clothing. You can check out my photos from in store below along with Read more [...]

Now Open: Diagon Alley Photos and New Interactive Wands #diagonalley

My Potter obsessed kids and I are loving the photos and continual updates from Universal Orlando now that Diagon Alley is now officially OPEN to the public. We love the original Hogsmeade Wizarding World of Harry Potter. It's beyond incredible and now I can hardly stand how awesome Diagon Alley looks. Read more [...]

Must See GONE GIRL Movie Trailer – I can’t stop watching this!

Did you read GONE GIRL? Are you dying to see the Gone Girl movie? I obsessed over the book and the movie - which supposedly has some new twists and turns in it - can not come soon enough for me. I keep watching this trailer OVER and OVER again. I am LOVING that Ben Affleck will be the "accused" husband Read more [...]

5 Tip Entertainment Checklist for Summer Travel with Kids #DisneyMoviesAnywhere

This blog post is part of a paid SocialMoms and Disney Movies Anywhere blogging program. As always, all thought and opinions are my own. Summertime means all kinds of road trips with the kids. From daily staycation destinations to regional amusement parks, weekend trips to the beach, getaways to visit Read more [...]