Family Matters Most: Healthy Essentials’ 2014 La Familia de Hoy- Today’s Family

Disclaimer: This is a sponsored post that I was selected to complete in collaboration with Latina Bloggers Connect and Johnson & Johnson. I received compensation in exchange for providing this post. However, all opinions expressed are my own.
 

“The family is one of nature’s masterpieces.”  

–George Santayana

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 I Predicted a Winner!

Back in November 2013, I wrote a blog post about Johnson & Johnson’s La Familia de Hoy (Today’s Family) competition. I had the opportunity to choose my favorite contestant family to win the title of 2014 Healthy Essentials’ La Familia de Hoy. I chose well, because the family that I picked as my fave won! ;)

Jimenez Family La Familia de Hoy

2014’s La Familia de Hoy ™

In December 2013, Johnson & Johnson revealed the Jiménez family (Juan, Biviana and their 3 children: Elisa, Diego and Benicio) as 2014’s La Familia de Hoy. Some notable qualities about this family that made them a great example of today’s family is that they are multi-cultural and possess a strong commitment to passing traditional values down to future generations.

We Have Something in Common

These attributes that the Jiménez family possesses are ones that speak to me, because my own family shares them. Although we are primarily Hispanic, my kids and I are also Irish, leading to a blending of skin colors, traditions and histories. We are committed to raising our kids right so that the traditional values that we grew up with will be continued with our kids and their kids.

Just as the Jiménez family shares a special bond and are constantly looking out for each other, our family does the same. As more time passes, you realize that truly family matters most.

Take Good Care of Those Who Matter Most

Part of being a family is taking care of each other. As a wife and mother, I take care of my family members in many practical ways. Sometimes something as simple as cooking a meal or going to the store to get an item that someone needs is an outward expression of my love.

Healthy Essentials

I got to try out all of these products!

With Johnson & Johnson’s Healthy Essentials, it’s easy to take good care of those you love. When my children were babies, it was vital to have gentle products, like Johnson’s® Baby No More Tangles® to take care of their hair with or Infants’ Tylenol to relieve pain or bring down fever safely and efficiently.

Now that my kids are older, I am able to take care of them when they get hurt, whether they get a cut and need to prevent infections by using Neosporin Original Ointment or they experience muscle pain which can be eased by Bengay®.

Another way that I show love for my family is by caring for their health now and in the future. Healthy teeth and gums are vital for overall good health and appearance, so I like to make sure that my family is taking excellent care of their mouth by making the right products available.

Listerine® Antiseptic makes it simple to maintain teeth and gums by cleaning 75% of your mouth that brushing misses. For over 100 years, Listerine® Antiseptic has been providing positive results backed up by research, making it the #1 dentist recommended brand. I feel good knowing that my family is using a product that provides up to 5x healthier gums in 2 weeks and up to 9x healthier gums in 4 weeks.

Me using the JOHNSON’S® Baby Shampoo & Conditioner, JOHNSON’S® Baby No More Tangles® Leave-in Conditioner, and Listerine Cool Mint .

Me using the JOHNSON’S® Baby Shampoo & Conditioner, JOHNSON’S® Baby No More Tangles® Leave-in Conditioner, and Listerine Cool Mint .

Want to Find Out More?

If you would like to find out more information about the Jiménez family or Johnson & Johnson’s Healthy Essentials, they’ve set up a special Facebook page especially for that purpose: Healthy Essentials Presenta LA FAMILIA DE HOY™.

What makes your family special? I’d love to hear about it!

Jimenez Family

Congrats to the Jiménez family!

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3 Ways to Make Your Easter Party Memorable and Money-Saving

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Easter is around the corner…

I hope that you have been enjoying your spring so far. With highs in the low 80′s this week, it’s been feeling almost like summertime where I am. ;)

With spring comes Easter. Easter falls on Sunday, April 20, 2014 this year, so we are about a week and a half away.

If you’re looking for some ways to slash costs without scrimping this Easter, I recently came up with some savvy strategies on the FreeShipping.com blog:

FreeShipping.com–3 Fun & Frugal Tips to Save Money on Easter Parties

Don’t forget to share these tips with others who may benefit. Here’s to a happy and healthy Easter to you and yours!

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