Discover P&G Products with Mums ‘n Chums!

Tilley Creary getting a makeover

Above: Mums ‘n Chums Content Manager Tilley Creary enjoys some much-deserved pampering at the P&G Moms event we recently attended.


 We’re embarking on a new journey with P&G to try out some of their newest and most popular products to see if they’ll pass the “mom test”!


We have to admit, it was pretty cool to be asked to join some of the country’s most popular blogging moms for a special and exclusive mini conference hosted by Procter & Gamble. The conference was a kickoff event to better acquaint us with some of P&G’s products and procedures in order to help moms make informed decisions about the brands we buy.

It was fun, glitzy, extravagant in some cases (mini manicures, makeovers and product mall…) but as nice as all of that was, we moms can’t be so easily swayed when we’re on the job- not only seeking out the best products to use in our own homes, but also to feature here on a website that is our livelihood. To work with a brand, it has to be something we feel our audience is genuinely interested in and will use themselves. Otherwise, no matter how entertaining an event is, it’s just an event.

Over the next several months, we are going to be posting reviews and information on various P&G products that we’ve been given for the purpose of reporting our opinions. We are recieving these products as a courtesy for the purpose of the reviews, but we are in no way obligated to tell you we love them if we really don’t and we are not required by P&G to give any kind of dishonest feedback. When you read the reviews please know that just because we have been treated to a lovely lunch doesn’t mean won’t remember to be objective.

Bin full of P&G products

We have our work cut out for us! Where do we start?

And speaking of being honest- we’d like to say right off the bat that we understand P&G products aren’t for everyone. During the event, there was some heavy criticism of P&G on Twitter from some, asking tough questions about P&G’s stance on the ingedients of some of their products . We got to ask those tough questions first hand, and were impressed to find out that many of these beliefs were untrue (for example, did you know P&G’s Pampers brand diapers haven’t included dioxin or chlorine in 10 years?). We learned a lot of other little known facts about P&G as well and look forward to sharing those with you soon.

As moms who read labels, we realize that some of P&G’s products do contain ingredients that are a concern to some. If you are unsure about the presence of these ingredients (see the link above) we urge you to follow your gut and do what you feel is best for yourself and your family.

Skincare and cosmetics from P&G

I personally use and love numerous P&G products in my own home and know many other moms do as well, so I am excited to bring you the details on some of their newest products! P&G hopes the blogging moms on their P&G Moms team will help to provide some transparency and honest feedback you can trust, and where better to get it than from other moms?


 Stay tuned for details of our upcoming product test experiences and be sure to send us your questions! Is there a P&G product you’re curious about, or one you have a concern with? Let us know in the comments below and we’ll do our best to get you the answer!


Mums ‘n Chums review policy: Mums ‘n Chums recieved product samples from P&G for the purpose of this blog article, however we are in no way obligated to report on any product that we dislike or feel would not be of interest and / or benefit to our valued readers. Products we choose to post reviews on are ones we have enjoyed, approved and deemed appropriate for our audience.


 

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I founded Mums 'n Chums in 2009 after realizing that the area I live in was drastically underserviced as compared to surrounding areas for support and activities for growing families. Mums 'n Chums grew popular very quickly and I have been dedicated to nurturing that growth through frequent networking, social media engagement and in person meetups. By the end of its first year, Mums 'n Chums had close to 500 members and was receiving regular inquiries from fans outside of its service area, asking when we would be expanding to serve them as well. After much careful research and polling, I expanded the site in May of 2011 to cover the entire North end of the GTA (from Cambridge to Markham), areas I believe are still receiving far less attention than they deserve from other sites and family services. We also changed the focus from small scale local mom and tot meetups to more of an informative purpose, closing down our forum and adding several talented contributors to the blog. We do still offer several large scale family events per year, such as our popular Birthday Bash events and our Holiday Bash in December. Our contests have also become a member favourite, and we strive to offer amazing prizes from trusted brands like Babies R Us, La Roche Posay, Johnson's Baby and many more. In March of 2016, after months of work spent migrating all of the site's content to a new platform, Mums 'n Chums re-launched with its fresh, new look. The changes and expansion have proven a great success and we're still getting inquiries from several other cities within the Greater Toronto Area, whom we have decided to serve as well. I have built this site and its' reputation carefully and look forward to continuing its growth!