October 23, 2014

Review: Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day

Alexander and the Terrible Horrible No Good Very Bad Day

Life is not perfect. One of the things I've tried hard to teach my kids though is that it doesn't have to be perfect to be good. That's important to remember in a post-Pinterest world. More often than not, the dishes aren't done, chores are boring, and you have to settle for whatever is on sale. The … [Read more...]

Free Captain America Printables


  Captain America: The Winter Soldier opens in theaters today. My 8 year old son is OBSESSED with all things Captain America so this is one he wan't wait for us to hurry up and screen for him so he can find out if we are letting him watch it. He may have to wait a little while. I've … [Read more...]

Teach Kids About Friendship with Blank: A Vinylmation Love Story

Disney Blank

Parenting gets harder as kids get older. I used to think that the early days without sleep and no time to even shower were the hard ones. I didn't count on the how hard it is emotionally to watch kids struggle to find their own place in the world and figure out who they are as an individual. As … [Read more...]

Movie Review: Disney’s Planes Soars to the Theater

Disney Planes

Cars came out when my oldest son was just a preschooler. As the mother of little boys, it has ruled our lives ever since. When Disney Planes was announced, my kids began anxiously counting down the days until it's release. My 7 year old experienced the highlight of his summer when he came with me … [Read more...]

Magazine Subscriptions on the iPad? Yes, Please.

Next Issue

I haven't read magazines in years. It's not that I don't like them. I do. But I hate clutter and magazines tend to pile up around my house. Times have changed too. I think of the times I used to read magazines -- waiting for a doctor's appointment, waiting for my kids to finish an activity, … [Read more...]