Christina Montoya Fiedler

Mom, wife, copy writer, parenting blogger, former publicist, dog lover, Los Angeles native, coffee drinker extraordinaire, lima bean hater -- not necessarily in that order.

Coffee Might Be Able To Help With This Pesky Skin Condition, Claims A New Study

Coffee lovers, rejoice! There's another reason to reach for a second (or third) cup of your favorite brew. Yet another study proves that coffee can be good for you. So here's the question, can coffee cure more than the afternoon slump? Doctors are…
By Christina Montoya Fiedler

You're Going To Want To Watch ALL Of The Movies Coming To Netflix This January

Is Netflix and Chill one of your New Years resolutions? If not, you might want to plan accordingly because there are some major movies coming to the streaming service right after the holidays — thrillers, romances, anthologies, originals, and of…
By Christina Montoya Fiedler

Jennifer Lopez & Alex Rodriguez Know The Secret To Making A Blended Family Work

Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez are one powerhouse of a couple with double the star power. They've walked red carpets, posed for pictures, and rallied for charity but their greatest accomplishment as a couple might just be the melding of their two…
By Christina Montoya Fiedler

Some Teachers Have A Class Elf On The Shelf, So Looks Like Parents Get A Break

Parents are divided into two categories during the holiday season — those who love the Elf on the Shelf and those who don't. So, when teachers started integrating these tiny North Pole helpers into daily lessons, it came as a relief to many.…
By Christina Montoya Fiedler

Twitter Had Fun With Trump's Latest Tweet About Open Chief Of Staff Job

It seems like just yesterday that Twitter users had a field day over something Trump tweeted. That's because it was just yesterday. And while today is a new day, he's managed to bring himself under the same fire that continues to follow him with…
By Christina Montoya Fiedler

Ashton Kutcher Jokes That Ellen DeGeneres Shamed His 2-Year-Old For Not Walking

A baby's first steps are, undoubtedly, one of the biggest milestones a new parent can experience. But it doesn't mean that once toddlers start walking, parents start letting them roam free on their own volition. Imagine the chaos. Imagine the falls.…
By Christina Montoya Fiedler

The "Signs Santa's Burned Out" Hashtag Shows That Holiday Burnout Is So Real

The holidays are about spending time with family and maybe basking in the glow of a perfect Christmas tree. But this time of year is also about a laundry list of never-ending holiday tasks. And let's face it, there's only so many white elephants,…
By Christina Montoya Fiedler

PETA Suggests Changes To Sayings Involving Animals & Twitter Has Thoughts

Better start brushing up on some new-and-improved sayings. Forget about saying "grab the bull by the horns," and start using "grab the flowers by the thorns," at least, that's the way PETA would like it. Animal references are out and cruelty-free…
By Christina Montoya Fiedler

Here's How You Can Get Your Very Own Free Winter Skincare Package From Vaseline

The winter months are here and while much of the country is thinking about holiday shopping and travel plans, there's one thing they hopefully aren't overly worried about — their skin. Harsh, cold, dry winter weather can wreak havoc on skin, causing…
By Christina Montoya Fiedler

Krispy Kreme's Day Of The Dozens Is Back, So Mark Your Calendar

The holidays are right around the corner — literally just weeks away. And as people's lists of to dos steadily grows, it would be nice to take a festive break and relax with a hot cup of coffee and maybe a pastry or two. Looks like someone is…
By Christina Montoya Fiedler

Here's Why Both Natalie Portman & Jessica Simpson's Comments Are Important

Everyone has a role model — even celebrities. When Natalie Portman talked about her upcoming movie, she had a few surprising tidbits to share. One was that Madonna was her childhood role model. The other was that people like Jessica Simpson used to…
By Christina Montoya Fiedler

Has The Queen Ever Broken Royal Protocol? The Answer May Surprise You

Never sit with your legs crossed at the knee. Dress modestly. Enter the room in order of precedence. When it comes to royal protocol, there's a list a mile long that every member of the royal family must follow. As of late, Meghan Markle, the…
By Christina Montoya Fiedler

The FDA Announced A Huge Dog Food Recall, So Check Your Supply

Wake up, make yourself a cup of coffee, pour your dog a bowl of food. For many Americans, this is the typical morning routine. But you had better take a closer look at the bag before you feed Fido because the FDA announced a huge dog food recall, so…
By Christina Montoya Fiedler

Serena Williams Is Saving All Of Her Shoes For This Very Sweet Reason

Serena Williams has a lot to celebrate. Just a few months ago, she celebrated her sweet daughter Alexis Olympia's first birthday. And just last week she opened the doors of her Los Angeles pop-up shop for her Serena clothing line. So how do those…
By Christina Montoya Fiedler

Kids Can Use Alexa To Call Santa Now, So It's Goodbye Baby Shark, Hello Santa

Gone are the days of simply writing a letter to Santa. Even getting an email from the big man himself sounds passé. And going to see him in person? You might be waiting in line until New Year's Day. How about having Alexa help you? Starting today,…
By Christina Montoya Fiedler

'The Handmaid's Tale' Is Officially Getting A Sequel

Somewhere, right now (OK, maybe not right now), Margaret Atwood is sitting behind her computer working on something fans have been wanting for a long time. As everyone knows, Hulu's Emmy Award-winning show, The Handmaid's Tale, is based on her best…
By Christina Montoya Fiedler

Baby Names Like "Kale" Are Rising The Ranks In This Year's List Of Popular Names

What’s in a name? Well, everything if you’re an expecting parent and are trying to choose the perfect moniker for your impending offspring. There’s so much to think about, from how the name will look at the top of a resume, to how it will sound when…
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Kenya Moore Posted A Shot Of Her Post-Baby Belly Three Weeks After Giving Birth

Let’s be real. At three weeks postpartum, most moms are still sporting maternity jeans and sweatpants. But not this Real Housewives of Atlanta alum. Kenya Moore is sporting a sports bra and work out pants that reveal an apparently very toned tummy…
By Christina Montoya Fiedler

Stephen Hillenburg, The Creator Of 'SpongeBob SquarePants,' Has Died At 57

Who lives in a pineapple under the sea? SpongeBob SquarePants! Absorbent and yellow and porous is he? SpongeBob SquarePants! Can’t help singing along? Then you might be a fan. Whether you watched it as a kid or watched it with your kid, you know…
By Christina Montoya Fiedler

People Have Strong Feelings About A Photo Of David Beckham Kissing His Daughter

Scan the news and you'll see that celebrities are often the victims of extreme scrutiny — well-meaning fans who just can't keep their opinions to themselves. Just ask David Beckham, who's caught squarely in the middle of a big social media debate…
By Christina Montoya Fiedler