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Is it just me, or does it feel like we’ve entered 2018 with a running start? Between work, school, sick days, birthdays, fitness goals, sports and activities (the list goes on), the Schaffers are traveling at the speed of light. Six weeks into the new year, and I’ve decided to pump the brakes on this fly-by start to the year and check in.

It wasn’t too long ago when I created that lofty list of self improvement/fulfillment goals. Wait, what are those things called? Ahh…. yes. Resolutions! Productivity, quality family time, health & fitness and quality ‘me’ time topped my list. But, without getting more granular, how does one measure progress on such a broad scope? Lucky for me, my life is chronicled on my blog. Looking back, I can actually give myself an A+ for productivity, but it doesn’t come at the cost of the other three.

Knowing this, I really want to focus on that life/work balance, so I’ve come up with some simple swaps that can make a difference in achieving my overarching goals of wellness and time well spent.

city girl gone mom for crest gum detoxify

Time Well Spent
Swap: Screen time for face time

Between 5-8pm, the Schaffer household is a screen free zone. No TVs, ipads, iphones, ianythings. It’s good ol fashioned face time as we play together outside, go on walks, do homework and read books until our bedtime rituals begin. And if we’re in the car going from here to there, we always make time to talk about our day as a family. We take turns answering the following two questions:

• What was the best part of your day today?
• What are you going to do tomorrow to make someone else’s day bright?

Wellness
Swap: Crest® Gum DetoxifyTM toothpaste for free samples
This year, with the discovery of Crest Gum Detoxify, #forgumssake, I’m throwing out all those travel sized samples my husband brings home from work (he’s a dentist), and making an easy switch that will directly address a problem I’ve dealt with for years – gingivitis. By integrating a new product into an everyday routine, like brushing my teeth, this swap is a no brainer for achieving one of my top wellness goals. Here’s why I’m already an advocate of this brand new toothpaste:

It’s specially formulated with Activated Foam technology that reaches below the gum line to significantly improve gum health leading to proven healthier gums. The new paste has superior technology to neutralize harmful bacteria, even below the gum line. This complete coverage of teeth and gums ensures an even, all over clean. In fact, ninety-nine percent of gingivitis patients showed reduced gum bleeding and inflammation in eight weeks after using Crest Gum Detoxify. The Activated Foam in Crest Gum Detoxify:

• Goes around, and even below the gum line for lasting gum protection
• Seeks out bacteria by penetrating hard to reach places
• Gently cools gums during and after brushing

city girl gone mom for crest gum detoxify
Crest® Gum DetoxifyTM toothpaste is available in drugstores, and eCommerce sites nationwide in Deep Clean, Extra Fresh, Gentle Whitening and Two-Step varieties. Check out the coupons from this past Sunday’s newspapers for a $2 off coupon.  For more information about Crest Gum Detoxify, visit www.crest.com, Like Crest on Facebook and Instagram or follow @Crest on Twitter to receive updates and learn more about oral health

After my six-week check-in, I’ve recognized that for me to achieve success in my goals for 2018, I’ve got to get granular. Taking bite sized, actionable steps to wellness and time well spent is my recipe moving forward. How are you working toward your 2018 goals and aspirations? I’d love to hear from you… comment below!

 

 

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25 comments

  1. I’m going to try this toothpaste on your recommendation. Thanks!

  2. I have to admit I don’t think I’ve heard of Crest in years! I used to use it all the time. I don’t know why I stopped, I’ll have to go and look it up again!

    1. Danielle Lucia Schaffer

      yes its a good one for sure…. xoxo

  3. All your photos are so so cute! Your toddler is adorable! Never heard of Crest before but they sound like a great brand!

    1. Danielle Lucia Schaffer

      oh this is a must you will love

  4. You sound like such a go getter and I love your attitude. You are a very inspiring individual.

    1. Danielle Lucia Schaffer

      awe thanks so much!!! so kind of you!

  5. Activated foam technology sounds pretty cool! I think I would enjoy the foaming experience too. I must say you and your little one are so cute in these photos!

  6. I don’t think that this product is offered here in the Philippines… not yet, I guess. 😉
    Reading your review, this is quite a product. I’ll be trying this if Crest is available here.

    1. Danielle Lucia Schaffer

      oh no…. I wonder about that… maybe online

  7. Our choice too. We have been using this product since then and I always teach the kids at home to brush their teeth regularly to achieve good teeth until they’re all grown up.

  8. I am trying to put my phone down more often. As far as toothpaste, I’ve actually been looking for something better. This may just be it.

    1. Danielle Lucia Schaffer

      yes for sure and I am with you….

  9. I love Crest as a brand. For the most part I don’t think I have used any other brand my entire life – other than trying them and deciding YUCK. But this new version sounds great.

    1. Danielle Lucia Schaffer

      thanks love it sure is a great brand

  10. It is so wonderful to get into your lovely life and seeing all those photographs. Crest sounds like a great brand!

  11. I love Crest. I will admit that it’s the only brand of toothpaste I use. I will say that I am like you taking bite size steps meeting my goals and aspirations for this year too.

  12. I never thought about detoxifying my gums. It makes total sense. I love the Crest brand as their products are reliable. I’ll check this out. Thanks!

  13. What adorable lifestyle shots of you and your LO! Dental health is super important and kids are never too young to start 🙂

    1. Danielle Lucia Schaffer

      So true thanks so so much… xoxoxox

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