5 Ways to Keep Your Child’s Diabetes Management Smooth Sailing for the New School Year

This post is brought to you by Hassenfeld Children’s Hospital at NYU Langone and The Motherhood. All opinions are my own. Raising a child with diabetes is hard enough as it is. When you mix in school and extracurricular activities, it can seem downright impossible. There’s a checklist of supplies (and worries) that swirls inside of your head when the big first day of ... Read More

Three Ways I Keep My Three Cats Happy and Healthy!

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Royal Canin. The opinions and text are all mine. This post is sponsored by Royal Canin™ and the BlogPaws® Pet Influencer Network™. I am being compensated to help share information about National Take Your Cat to the Vet Day, but City Girls and Country Pearls only shares information we feel is relevant to our readers. ... Read More

What Can I Do To Become A More Effective Parent?

What Can I Do To Become A More Effective Parent? If you want to become a better parent, now is the time to start implementing strategies that will help you do so. Below you will find just three of many techniques that will enable you to parent more effectively: 1. Utilize Disaster Restoration Services. No matter how clean and orderly you are in the home sphere, there's ... Read More

How To Get Rid of Lice Quickly and Safely!

This post was sponsored by Nix® Ultra as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central and I received products to facilitate my review.   Super lice. Did reading that made you itch your head or your arms? Just the thought of lice makes me scratch all over and brings up stressful memories of when my daughter and I endured the many annoyances of lice. Besides the ... Read More

Here’s Why You Should Rent Furniture If You Live in a Big City!

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of CORT. All opinions are 100% mine. Living in New York is tough. Yes, it's the most amazing city in the entire world (in my opinion), but it has it's own challenges to overcome, especially when you're originally from a much smaller city. My mom says she could never live here because of the "hustle and bustle". While the hustle ... Read More

Gift Ideas for the Pokemon Trainer in Your Life!

Whether you, your kids or another family member are hooked on Pokemon Go, you can't deny it's massive popularity. With birthdays and the upcoming Christmas season (yes, it'll be here before you know it), you're going to need a list of gift ideas for the Pokemon trainer in your life who is busy catching Charmander after Charmander so they can evolve it into a Charizard! I've ... Read More

Pokemon Go Tips – How to Stay Safe While Catching ‘Em All!

So, your kid got swept into the latest Pokemon Go craze? Or better yet - YOU got swept into it. For 90's kids like myself, we've been waiting for close to two decades on an augmented reality game like Pokemon Go where we can throw white and red balls (called Pokeballs) at mainly animal-like creatures known as Pokemon, which is short for Pocket Monsters. It's been a whole week ... Read More

Sparking Childhood Summer Nostalgia with Ellio’s Pizza

Thank you Ellio’s Pizza for sponsoring this post. Visit your local retailer to pick up your own Ellio’s Pizza for a pizza night in! Nothing brings back summer nostalgia quite like creating memories with my own child. As she's growing up, I reminisce about the "good ol' days" of my childhood, where life was simple and uninterrupted. We weren't blinded by tablets or smart ... Read More

How to Get the Smile You’ve Always Dreamed Of

I didn't always have a nice set of pearly whites. It's been a long and sometimes painful road to get the smile that makes everyone stare in envy. It all started with an insane addiction to sodas that slowly but surely rotted my teeth and make the enamel so weak that any impact was devastating. In 2012, I hit my front tooth, and it chipped. Badly. I was too embarrassed to ... Read More