Protect Your Loved Ones From The Sun’s Harsh Effects #NTGBeautifulInsideOut #Ad

*This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Neutrogena and Latina Bloggers Connect. All opinions are 100% mine.    Normally I am the mom who prides herself on always being prepared for whatever situation arises regarding my family.  You will find everything from band-aids to sunblock in my purse on any given day and my husband and children have come to rely on my constant preparedness.     Last week, my family and I took a mini-vacation to a local water resort and, as usual, I packed all of our bags the night before and made sure that we would have all of the clothing and necessities that we required on this excursion.  At least I thought I had packed all of the essentials...You see, when we settled into our lounge chairs by the pool, I realized that I had forgotten to pack sunblock.    You are probably wondering why I would forget to pack sunblock on a family vacation but there is actually a very good explanation.  I expected us to spend all of our time in the … [Read more...]

Choose Skin Health With Neutrogena®! #ChooseSkinHealth

      Although most of us have been touched in our families by a cancer diagnosis at one point or another, it is still devastating to find out that a loved one is ill.  This is exactly how we felt a few years ago when we found out that the mother of my son's godmother was diagnosed with Skin Cancer.     Finding out about her condition was especially shocking because this woman is especially health conscious and works very hard to take care of her body.  She told me that, as a woman of color, she never really worried about protecting her skin from the sun and was shocked to find out that the mark on her leg was actually malignant.     She recovered from this brush with cancer, however, it certainly made me more aware of the importance of wearing sunblock and shielding my skin from the sun's harmful rays.  Additionally, it made me become more proactive in protecting my children from the sun as well, especially during the warm summer months when we spend a lot of time outdoors.   … [Read more...]