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Why Women Need to Talk About Their Miscarriages

Posted May 21, 2013 by Lynn Truong

Many couples keep their miscarriages a secret. It's important to share information that would be helpful to any other couple going through the same thing, since this happens so often. Instead, we suffer through it alone, behind closed doors, when support should be readily available.

How to Save Up to 50% Off on Diapers and Wipes

Posted September 15, 2010 by Lynn Truong

Diapers and wipes are a fact of life if you have a young child. Unfortunately, so is the expense that goes with them. Here's a 3 step process on how to save up to 50% on your child’s diapers and wipes.

Kraft Foods Gift Baskets GIVEAWAY

Posted January 13, 2010 by Lynn Truong

Kraft Foods recently re-launched their Facebook fan page and The Kraft Foods Channel on YouTube to bring delicious recipes and money saving tips for the busy mom. To help spread the word, Kraft Foods has generously provided two gift baskets filled with Kraft products and recipe cards.

Safeway Recipe Ideas And GIVEAWAY

Posted December 19, 2009 by Lynn Truong

This time of year is always hectic. Safeway offers a helping hand with their last minute recipe ideas. They're also offering a $50 gift card to one lucky Parenting Squad reader.

HP TouchSmart 600 GIVEAWAY

Posted December 8, 2009 by Lynn Truong

Microsoft and HP collaborated to create best-in-class touch technology that melds the power of Windows 7 with HP’s revolutionary TouchSmart PCs. The HP TouchSmart 600 showcases this technology within its sleek design, HD widescreen, BluRay, adjustable webcam and more. And we have 1 HP TouchSmart 600 to giveaway to one lucky Parenting Squad reader!

Scott Common Sense Community GIVEAWAY

Posted November 17, 2009 by Lynn Truong

Scott Common Sense Community is all about Holiday Festivities with tips on getting organized for every occasion, decorating on a dime, and Thanksgiving dishes you can make ahead of time. Share your best holiday entertaining tip to be entered for a chance to win a $100 Visa Gift Card to put towards your Thanksgiving dinner!

Maclaren Strollers Recall

Posted November 9, 2009 by Lynn Truong

British stroller maker Maclaren is recalling approximately 1 million single and double umbrella strollers after reports of children's fingertips getting amputated by a hinge on the strollers.

Child Calls 911 for Math Help

Posted October 14, 2009 by Lynn Truong

A four-year-old calls 911 for Math help. You can't blame him -- he was just following instructions.

Looney Toons Eating Right Kids Review

Posted September 11, 2009 by Lynn Truong

If you’ve been sending your kids to school with a packed lunch, there’s something you should know. Your child may not be eating any of the food you send with them.

Feed the Pig and Win!

Posted July 7, 2009 by Lynn Truong

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Feed the Pig is part of a national campaign sponsored by the AICPA and The Advertising Council to encourage and help Americans aged 24-34 to take control of their personal finances. To help spread the word, they sent us 6 prize packs to give away to Parenting Squad readers

SCOTT Naturals Giveaway

Posted May 17, 2009 by Lynn Truong

To celebrate the nationwide availability of SCOTT Naturals - a family of products that deliver value along with environmental benefits - they're offering one lucky Parenting Squad reader a Gift Bag filled with green goodies!

Battle the Bug with Kleenex Anti-Viral Tissues...and a GIVEAWAY!

Posted May 5, 2009 by Lynn Truong

Kleenex has come out with a timely product, to help us to Battle the Bug - Kleenex Anti-Viral Tissues. It'll help us keep our germs to ourselves by killing the viruses in the tissue. That means less germs to pass along to someone nearby. We've teamed up with Kleenex to offer one lucky reader Kleenex Anti-Viral Tissues as well as a $50 Visa Gift Card.

My Name is Chicken Joe storybook-music CD set GIVEAWAY

Posted April 3, 2009 by Lynn Truong

We had the pleasure of reviewing The Secret Mountain storybook-music books before. Their latest one, My Name is Chicken Joe, comes out on April 21 and we have copies to give away to two lucky Parenting Squad readers!

Disneynature Earth Giveaway

Posted April 3, 2009 by Lynn Truong

Disneynature’s first film, Earth, premieres in theaters nationwide on Earth Day, April 22. To get you and your family excited about this breathtaking documentary, Disneynature is giving away a prize package filled with Earth-branded products to one lucky Parenting Squad reader!

Kia Soul Flip Video Camera GIVEAWAY

Posted March 18, 2009 by Lynn Truong

The all-new Kia Soul follows in the footsteps of the popular Honda Element and Nissan Cube as a "compact" SUV and is a crowd pleaser among practical drivers who want a little extra space. To celebrate this promotion, Kia is giving away a Flip Video camera to one lucky Parenting Squad reader.

Bella Sara Introduces Treasures and Miniatures

Posted March 3, 2009 by Lynn Truong

I've reviewed Bella Sara previously -- when I discovered the wonderful world of horses put into a trading card game for girls. It's no wonder it is the most successful trading card product ever developed for girls and they're coming out with some great new stuff!

Bridgestone Tire Mr. and Mrs. Potato Head Giveaway!

Posted February 12, 2009 by Lynn Truong

The lovable Mr. and Mrs. Potato Head are stars in the latest Bridgestone Tire ad which made its debut during the Super Bowl. We’re also giving away a Mr. and Mrs. Potato Head set to one lucky Parenting Squad reader.

A Review of Qlubb: Social Media Meets Event Planning

Posted January 30, 2009 by Lynn Truong

I am the event planner in my groups. The thing is, I hate event planning. But now I have help!! Qlubb is a fantastic way to ease the burden on any event planner. No longer do I have to keep track of all the separate email replies, date availabilities, responsibilities and ideas. Qlubb puts it all in one place.

Volkswagon Routan goodie bag giveaway

Posted December 29, 2008 by Lynn Truong

Volkswagon's latest vehicle, the Routan, was created with the family in mind - and in the spirit of spreading the word, gave us a goodie bag to give away to one lucky reader!

Staples sweepstakes and camera giveaway!

Posted December 8, 2008 by Lynn Truong

Staples wants to make this Holiday shopping season EASY by giving 10,000 customers a chance to win their holiday gifts for free through their Gift It For Free sweepstakes. To prove how easy winning can be, Staples wants to make one lucky Parenting Squad reader a winner, with a Sony Digital Camera!