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).

Amazing Photos from our Visit to the top of the Empire State Building #EmpireStateBuilding

View from the Top of the Empire State Building

Last week we topped off our trip to New York City for Take Your Kid to Work Day with the most perfect ending — a trip to the very TOP of the Empire State Building. Kenzie or Kyle have never done this and I did it only once in my life nearly 20 years ago. […]

Classy Mommy’s Favorite Toys for Summer 2016 #TTPM

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Yesterday we hit a Toy Showcase in New York City to preview the latest new toys from over 30 companies.We attended a press conference with TTPM where they shared their picks for the spring and summer season. Take a peek at our video showcasing all the hot finds for Summer 2016! After the press conference […]

Edible Candylicious Bubbles Video Review #TTPM

Edible Candylicious Bubbles Video Review

WOW! We are ecstatic about Candylicious Bubbles – these bubbles are EDIBLE. Yes, you can literally EAT these bubbles! And they taste genuinely delicious! My kids thought this was their favorite product from the Toy show we attended yesterday in New York City. Who wouldn’t LOVE eating yummy bubbles that taste like grape or bubble […]

Shopkins Season 5 Video Review Limited Edition Sneak Peek #TTPM 

Shopkins Season 5 Limited Edition Video Review

Hooray! We’re sharing a big reveal of Shopkins Season 5 in our video before their launch in stores on May 1st. Take a peek at the Shopkins Season 5 collection. We were able to check out the NEW Season 5 Shopkins at a special toy showcase in NYC yesterday and took lots of photos and […]

DIY Easy Grapevine Wreath 

DIY Easy Grapevine Wreath 

Looking to “Spring” up your home? Brighten your vases or your front door? I love to alternate artificial florals, evergreens, and foliage in all my vases and wreaths at the turn of every season. It’s a fun way to change up my home decor so I don’t get bored with the environment and an easy […]

Video Details on Disney’s NEW Frozen Ever After Ride at Epcot #AwakenSummer

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Here’s the scoop on everything you want to know about Disney’s brand new FROZEN EVER AFTER experience and ride opening this JUNE at Epcot in the Norway pavilion. I had the chance to interview Executive Disney Imagineer, Michel, to hear more background about Frozen Ever After and for him to share some inside scoop on […]

Animal Kingdom Night Safari Photos and Video #AwakenSummer 

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Big news from Animal Kingdom! You can now ride Kilimanjaro Safaris after Dark starting this Memorial Day Weekend. During my press trip this week, we rode the Safari at night and it was amazing. I was surprised that I could indeed see many animals even though it was so dark out. I found the animals […]

My Interview with the Mouse: Animal Kingdom Comes Alive at Night #AwakenSummer 

This week I had the chance to interview the the main Mouse and Rafiki to get the inside scoop on how Disney’s Animal Kingdom is literally coming ALIVE at night this summer starting MEMORIAL DAY weekend. Hooray!  We’ve got the quick scoop below  on everything you need to know about Animal Kingdom’s brand NEW night time […]

Curious George Now Streaming On Hulu #CuriousGeorgeonHulu #Giveaway

Win it! To celebrate Curious George Now Streaming On Hulu we’re hosting a great giveaway.  All 9 seasons of Curious George are now streaming only on Hulu.  Curious George is just about my absolute FAVORITE children’s cartoon show! Curious George appeals to all ages as the adorable, curious, and sometimes mischievous monkey holds both the […]

My Fly Girl #FunnestSport 

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“And though she be but little, she is fierce.”-Shakespeare She may not be the biggest kid on the blocks at only 66 pounds, but she has so much heart, determination and never gives up. Proud Mom! I absolutely LOVE this photo from YMCA states of my little girl Kenzie grabbing 2nd place in the 50 […]