With Classymommy.com founder and mom expert Colleen Padilla
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 (5) and Kyle (3). Colleen and the Classy Mommy website have been featured on Fox News, Good Morning America, The New York Times, Parenting Magazine, 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: How to Blog, Vlog, Tweet, and Facebook Your Way to a Dream Career at Home (HarperCollins).
Today, Classy Mommy is an indispensable website for moms featuring fabulous products that can be easily accessed in one of the largest catalogs of independent baby product reviews on the Web with over 1400 product reviews, fabulous giveaways for readers, and lively videos.
Classy Mommy started vlogging product reviews with her children testing out the latest gadgets & gifts in 2006 before vlogging was really in anyone's vocabulary. Her vlogs have since been featured as part of J&J's Real Mom Series along with incorporating vlogging into sponsored campaigns with major companies like Healthy Choice and Better Homes & Gardens.
Colleen has a B.A. in Anthropology and an MBA, both from Cornell University. She has worked in Corporate America for Ford Motor Company, Wells Fargo, and Sanofi-Aventis Pharmaceuticals. In her spare time, when she's not blogging or taking care of the kiddies, she loves to go for a run, escape with a fabulous book, or spend time in the outdoors with her husband.
Today, this energetic Mom, is a social media consultant, mom expert, and brand advocate. She was a featured speaker at Blissdom 2009 and spoke on the topic of "Ethics and Blogging" at the Blog World 2009 Conference in Las Vegas. Colleen has served as a spokesperson for Energizer rechargeable batteries, is an active member of the Walmart Moms online community, the Hanes Comfort Crew, Frigidaire Test Drive Moms, and a member of Frito Lay's Fab 15. Currently she is working on Mattel's Fall 2009 launch of games targeted towards pre-schoolers. But nothing compares to being a Mom!