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).

New Book for Tweens: Ask Emma “Be Brave. Be Kind. Be You.” #Giveaway #BeeAReader #AskEmma

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Thanks Little Bee Books for partnering for this giveaway of the brand new book, Ask Emma, written by the Mother Daughter team of Sheryl and Carrie Berk. Ask Emma is for kids aged 8-12 and it’s pretty cool that the co-author Carrie Berk is only 15 years old! Carrie is a blogger herself, and in […]

Inside Scoop Interview with Black Panther’s Executive Producer Nate Moore #BlackPantherBluRay #BlackPanther

Inside Scoop Interview with Black Panther's Executive Producer Nate Moore

Yay! Marvel Studios’ Black Panther arrives on Blu-ray, DVD, 4K and On-Demand TODAY, May 15th! Last month, while in Los Angeles for the Avengers: Infinity War movie premiere, our group toured Marvel Studios and had a sit down interview with Black Panther’s Executive Producer, Nate Moore.  We chatted all about Black Panther, the amazing bonus features created especially for the BluRay, and […]

Make Memories and Party with your Mom this Mother’s Day! #LifeoftheParty

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Are you looking for ideas to celebrate and party with your Mom beyond Brunch this Mother’s Day Weekend? Brunch is traditional and sweet but if you want to have a hilarious girls night out with you Mom, run to the theater this weekend to catch Melissa McCarthy’s new movie, Life of the Party. It is […]

Free Printable Star Wars Lunchbox Notes #Solo #StarWars #FreePrintables #HanSoloEvent

Free Printable Star Wars Lunchbox Notes

Just in time for time for the release of Solo, I thought it would be fun to re-share our Free Printable Star Wars Lunchbox Notes. These feature lots of the Force Awakens characters but are a fabulous surprise lunchbox treat for any Star Wars fans.   Download our Free Printable Star Wars Lunchbox Notes Use […]

Big Island of Hawaii Hilton Waikoloa Village Hotel Review with Video and Photos #LetHawaiiHappen @GoHawaii

Big Island of Hawaii Hilton Waikoloa Village Hotel Review with Video and Photos

Here’s the inside scoop on our stay at the Big Island of Hawaii Hilton Waikoloa Village Hotel Review with Video and Photos. I know if I’m about to fork over cash for a giant family vacation I love to see other people’s videos, photos, and get input from families on their experiences at a resort. […]

Ju-Ju-Be and Cheerios Create Adorable New Designs Together #SmartBagsforSmartPeople @Cheerios @jujube_intl

Ju-Ju-Be and Cheerios Create Adorable New Designs

So cute! General Mills shipped me this adorable Mother’s Day gift to celebrate the launch of their new collaboration with Ju-Ju-Be to create Cheerios themed designs. Ju-Ju-Be makes fabulous diaper bags, wallets, and more for Moms and has always been one of my most favorite brands. Function paired with high style is a win for […]

Help Save Lives and Share Star Wars Roar for Change on Social Media #RoarForChange #HanSolo #StarWars

Help Save Lives and Share Star Wars Roar for Change on Social Media

May the 4th be with you!!!!!!  Help Save Lives and Share Star Wars Roar for Change on Social Media! It’s Star Wars day and we’ve got a fabulous way for you to help give back just by sharing your own impression of Chewbacca’s iconic roar on social media to trigger a $1 donation to UNICEF […]

Tips and The Inside Scoop on Quantico Season 3 plus Highlights from Interviewing Marlee Matlin #Quantico #ABCTVEvent

arlee : But what I got to do is to play somebody like you who can hear. And because I was deaf at 18 months, I don't remember hearing. [00:34:27] So my job was to learn about hearing and learn about the characteristics of a hearing person. And I did a lot of homework. And you really get your-- you guys take your hearing for granted. Michael : Yes, we do, we very much do. Marlee : But that was a real challenge for me as an actor because being deaf I use my eyes more than any other of my senses. [00:35:02] So here I am in a situation where I'm playing completely opposite of that. And I didn't use my eyes. And I used my hearing. And it was a challenge, but yet it was very exciting. And I don't know how many times I thanked him for writing that episode.

Season 3 of Quantico is airing now! Tip: I had the amazing pleasure of getting the inside scoop on the reboot of Quantico with Executive Producer Michael Seitzman and Marlee Matlin, a new fascinating addition to the cast as she plays the role of a deaf FBI Agent on the team. Catch Quantico every Thursday […]

Inspiring Thoughts from Marvel Executive and Changemaker Victoria Alonso #InfinityWarEvent #InfinityWar

Inspiring Thoughts from Marvel Executive and Changemaker Victoria Alonso

It’s not often an interview is so amazing it brings you to tears – but the force that is Victoria Alonso, Marvel Studios’ EVP of Physical Production & AVENGERS: INFINITY WAR Executive Producer did just that – in the best way possible and I left her interview inspired, recharged and wowed by her insight.   This interview was […]

Inspired Gift Giving: Coolest Top 15 New Avengers Infinity War Toys and Products #InfinityWarEvent #InfinityWar @DisneyLiving

New Avengers Infinity War Toys and Products

Avengers Infinity War hits theaters TODAY! Below I’ve got my list of the coolest gear and the top 15 New Avengers Infinity War Toys and Products! Get ready for some inspired Avengers Infinity War style gift giving! If you haven’t seen it yet, check out my no spoilers Avengers Infinity War Movie  Review, Cheat Sheet and Tips […]