Mommy Reality Challenge

I’m so happy to co-host this week’s Mommy Reality Challenge! I love this link up because it keeps me honest and makes me laugh every week.  It’s always a fun reminder that we have lots of mommy partners in crime. Link up your blog post or Instagram photo to share your Mommy Reality, too!

Boom. Here we go again!

Mommy Reality Challenge | reflectivemama.comIn last week’s Mommy Reality Challenge, Jen commanded that we expose the contents of our purses to the world! We had many participants! Some of you posted your purse pics in a blog post which you linked to the “Mommy Reality” post, and some of you postedpics with the #mommyreality hashtag on Twitter, Google+, Instagram and Facebook!

Once again, we can only pick one challenge winner! The “What a Mom’s Purse Looks Like” winner is …….

Natasha from Tiny Tots Adventures!

When Natasha informed us that the Nipple Cream in her bag worked well on chapped lips when you’re out of lip balm, we all went, “Wha, wha- WHAAAT?!” But, sure enough! Natasha is on to something! Google it and see for yourself!

The More You Know - Mommy Reality Challenge | reflectivemama.comHere’s your meme, Natasha! And since you’re the challenge winner, you have the opportunity to be our co-host on next week’s post! We hope you’ll join us!

Mommyreality-memeOur runner-up slot goes to Echo from Domain of the Mad Mommy because we were ultra-impressed at how many essentials she could cram in her bag!

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Now it’s time for the next challenge!

Meet the Mommy Reality Team!

Jenerally Informed

Jen from JENerally Informed:
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Leapfrog and Lipgloss

Celeste from Leapfrog and Lipgloss:
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NEW! Last week we announced a change to our format! The winner of our Mommy Reality Challenge would get to join the Mommy Reality Team for the following week as our co-host!

Introducing our very first co-host!

Farrah-e1407340723381Farrah from Reflective Mama!
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On Reflective Mama, Farrah blogs about her journey as a first time mama to an adorable baby boy and offers various tips and insights she’s learned along the way! We’re thrilled that you’re joining us this week, Farrah!

Our new Mommy Reality Challenge is… “When Photos Fail”!

There are moments you want to capture of your children to preserve them to treasure forever and ever. A birthday celebration, a special trip, fun times with friends…

…..And then for whatever reason the photo ends up looking something like this:

Celeste-Photo-FailMaybe the kids weren’t cooperating, a thumb was over the lens… or you just, plain and simple, straight-up STANK at taking their photo that time, Mama!

Whatever the reason they turned out terribly, we want to see! Link up to 3 photos this week of your photo failures of your family or kiddos! If you’re sharing your photo failures via social media, make sure to include the #mommyreality hashtag so we can find you!

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✔ *By submitting your pic, you are giving the Mommy Reality Team permission to use your photo to create a special silly meme for you if you win! :). If you win, you also have to opportunity to be our co-host!

✔ **The Mommy Reality team and our special co-host are VERY diligent in pinning, posting, and sharing the link-up participation every week, so make sure to follow us on our social media channels so you won’t miss out!

We encourage you to visit a couple other Mommy Reality participants in the link-up and leave meaningful comments! The best part of this link-up is that we’re a community of real moms with a sense of humor about ourselves!

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7 thoughts on “Mommy Reality Challenge

  1. Rebecca

    I’m also impressed by Echo’s ability to stuff her purse! I love this week’s challenge! LOL Photo fails are too funny
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  2. Celeste @Leapfrog and Lipgloss

    Yay! So glad to have you joining us this week!
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  3. Kristen

    Love this! you guys are doing an awesome job…I love #mommyreality!
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  4. Morgan Prince

    Great photo – mine are a little like this too!
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  5. Akaleistar

    This week’s challenge is too funny!
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  6. Jessica Dimas

    Hahahaha this is the cutest link up ever. I need to do this! Thanks for hosting!
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