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This policy is valid from 24 September 2009
This blog is a personal blog written and edited by me. This blog does not accept any form of cash advertising, sponsorship, or paid topic insertions. However, we will and do accept and keep free products, services, travel, event tickets, and other forms of compensation from companies and organizations.
This blog abides by word of mouth marketing standards. We believe in honesty of relationship, opinion and identity. The compensation received may influence the advertising content, topics or posts made in this blog. That content, advertising space or post will be clearly identified as paid or sponsored content.
The owner(s) of this blog is compensated to provide opinion on products, services, websites and various other topics. Even though the owner(s) of this blog receives compensation for our posts or advertisements, we always give our honest opinions, findings, beliefs, or experiences on those topics or products. The views and opinions expressed on this blog are purely the bloggers’ own. Any product claim, statistic, quote or other representation about a product or service should be verified with the manufacturer, provider or party in question.
This blog does not contain any content which might present a conflict of interest.
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Mama Smiles is about finding joy in everyday parenting through creativity, learning, and play. I love to share simple activities that parents can do with their children, and I celebrate the everyday learning that happens through daily life.

Quick Stats:

  • Over 114K pageviews per month; over 71K unique visitors (per Google Analytics).
  • Over 49K followers on Pinterest
  • Over 29K followers on Google+
  • Over 7.3K followers on Twitter
  • Over 4.1K followers Facebook
  • 1.1K followers on Instagram

I will accept square (200×200) and rectangular (300×200) sidebar ads on a prepaid monthly basis ($70/month and $100/month, respectively), subject to my approval of the ad as a good fit for my blog audience. I occasionally accept products for review on this blog, and I am especially interested in items related to parenting or education. If an item was received for free, this is always stated clearly in the review post. I also review products that I purchase myself, and borrow from our local library. I have an affiliate relationship with Amazon and receive a commission on items purchased through links on this blog. I occasionally run sponsored posts, and state clearly when this is the case. I have run blog campaigns with a range of quality companies, including DisneyBritaxHP, Windows Phone, The Home DepotCrayola, Taga Bike, Tegu blocks, LeapFrogALEX Toysand VTech.

If you are interested in having me review and host a giveaway for a product on this blog, or in sponsoring this blog, email mamasmilesblog (at) gmail (dot) com.

This policy is valid from 4 July 2014.

I enjoy working with the following groups:

Blueprint Social

Mom Select - Bringing Companies and Moms Together

POPSUGAR Select Moms