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).

Disneyland’s Character Breakfast Storyteller’s Cafe Chip ‘n Dale Critter Breakfast

Last year when we visited Disneyland for 48 hours, we enjoyed the most wonderful character breakfast at the Grand Californian Hotel. I highly recommend Disneyland's Character Breakfast Storyteller's Cafe Chip n Dale Critter Breakfast for young families excited to meet and hang with characters before Read more [...]

How to Make Yonanas Frozen Treat Maker Video Review

If you are looking for a DELICIOUS Frozen treat for summer time or anytime for your family, you will LOVE Yonanas. We had the chance to review the new YONANAS machine, a frozen treat maker appliance this week. I give it a rave review for being ultra easy to use, clean, and for making super yummy 100% Read more [...]

Franklin Institute Pompeii Exhibit

Must Do Philadelphia! Last week, we visited the Franklin Institute Pompeii Exhibit. It was FANTASTIC!  The Pompeii exhibit at the Franklin Institute is only in town for 1 more week until April 27th so act fast to catch this moving exhibit. I'm personally obsessed with history and the past having been Read more [...]

Free Disney Planes Fire and Rescue Coloring Pages and Activity Sheets #Printables

Who loves Disney Planes? Disney Planes Fire & Rescue opens in theaters this summer on July 18th, 2014 and we've got TONS of free printable coloring pages, worksheets, mazes, and crafts themed out to Disney Planes Fire & Rescue for you to print and enjoy with your kids. Just click on the image Read more [...]

Party with Hilarious Fun Thanks to Mo Willems The Pigeon Needs a Bath #ThePigeonParty

We heart the Pigeon! I honestly can't get enough of this funny feathered character.  Last week we partied with kids from the neighborhood to celebrate Mo Willems brand new book, The Pigeon Needs a Bath which released this month. Check out our ideas from our Pigeon Party so you can incorporate into your Read more [...]

Philadelphia Art Museum 3 Must Do Activities for Kids

We just visited the Philadelphia Art Museum for the very first time as a family this weekend. Take a peek at our video and tips highlighting our Philadelphia Art Museum 3 Must Do Activities for Kids at this iconic Philadelphia landmark museum. Good news for your visit to the Philadelphia Art Museum Read more [...]

HelloFlo Period Starter Kits and Subscription for Girls

If you haven't heard about Hello Flo, it's a company designed to help girls manage their period. Hello Flo offers subscription services that ship out period necessities right to your doorstep and they offer a "starter kit" to prep girls and their Mamas before the 1st period strikes. Hello Flo aims Read more [...]

3 Must Do New Attractions at Universal Orlando #UniversalOrlando

Universal Orlando absolutely WOWED my family with their state of the art top notch attractions. If you're a 1st time visitor or someone who hasn't visited in the last 2 years, take note of these 3 Must Do New Attractions at Universal Orlando. I can't rave enough about what a wonderful experience Read more [...]

Colgate Optic White Toothbrush and Built-in Whitening Pen

Colgate just launched an ultra easy teeth whitening system that makes teeth whiter in just 2 DAYS. Yes, that's right 2 DAYS! Check out our thoughts and photos of the Colgate Optic White Toothbrush and Built-in Whitening Pen. Colgate is now offering Optic White mouthwash, Optic White toothpaste, and Read more [...]

Our Amazing Education Staycation at the Four Seasons Philadelphia #FSFamily

The Four Seasons Philadelphia, located ultra conveniently in the Museum District, provided the perfect ideal home base for our educational staycation this spring break with the kids. The Four Seasons is literally just STEPS away from the Franklin Institute and the Academy of Natural Science Museum and Read more [...]