Originally posted 2016-05-12 17:00:11. I took off Friday and I was awoken at 7am by my daughter screaming “MOM! I am ready to play my TOY!” Now I was in a deep sleep and had no idea what she meant by this new toy, but I begrudgingly got up and ready for the day. After…

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Originally posted 2016-05-10 12:00:34. Title: Inside Out Director: Pete Docter, Ronnie Del Carmen Release Date: June 19, 2015 Genre: Adventure, Comedy MPAA Rating: PG Running Time: 95 minutes Starring: Amy Poehler Phyllis Smith Bill Hader Lewis Black Mindy Kaling Richard Kind Kid Friendly Rating: A few moments may be scary for some children, but mostly the movie is firmly in…

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Originally posted 2016-04-25 17:00:32.     I’ve been meaning to write this post for weeks.  Yes, I am a procrastinator. Is that a bad thing? I haven’t really had time to think about it, but if I did I’d tell you that there are some occasions when it can really ruin your plans. Take, for…

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Originally posted 2016-03-13 17:00:00. I was out shopping last night with one of my best girlfriends. She made a comment to me that at one time made me feel bittersweet. “I can by my full crazy self with you.” This made me happy because it means she’s comfortable enough that she’s not afraid of hiding…

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Originally posted 2016-03-06 17:00:29.   The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go. -Dr. Seuss March 2nd was Dr. Seuss’ birthday! He would have been 112 years old this year.  To celebrate, we’re holding a coloring contest for the tiny humans in…

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Originally posted 2016-03-05 17:00:29. Title: As You Wish: Inconceivable Tales From the Making of the Princess Bride Author: Cary Elwes Length: 245 Published: 2014 —— “Mawwage..Mwwage is what bwrings us togevah today. Mawwage, that bwessed awwangement, that dweam wifin a dream…” If this quote doesn’t put a smile on your face, this review isn’t for…

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Originally posted 2016-02-22 17:00:33. Title: The BFG Author: Roald Dahl Published: 1982 Pages: 240 Genre: Fairy Tale/Adventure Kid Friendly Rating: 6+ Click here for the Common Sense Media guide! The book may be a bit violent by current kid’s book standards considering the Giants’ general habit of eating humans, but it is not any more grisly than…

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Originally posted 2016-01-25 17:00:27. In honor of David Bowie, we wanted to bring out a review of Labyrinth that we posted when the site was first created.  Title: Labyrinth Director: Jim Henson Release Date: June 27, 1986 Genre: Musical, Fantasy, Adventure, Family MPAA Rating  – PG Running Time: 101 minutes Starring: David Bowie Jennifer Connelly Toby Froud…

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Originally posted 2016-01-05 12:00:11. Welcome to 2016 ! I can’t believe another year has passed and we’re on to bigger and better things in our lives ! For many the holidays are all about family. Family makes us who we are today and they are the support we need to move forward to the future….

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Originally posted 2016-01-02 17:00:01. Star Wars Force Awakens Movie Review Grade: A- Millions of fans across the world are letting out a near-simultaneous breath of relief. Possibly the most anticipated movie of all time, director JJ Abrams has delivered us a gem; a modern day time machine, putting us right back in the thrill-ride of…

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Originally posted 2015-10-10 12:30:55.   Title: Spirited Away Director: Hayao Miyazaki Release Date: July 7, 2001 Genre: Animation, Fantasy, Adventure MPAA Rating: PG Running Time: 125 minutes Starring: ● Daveigh Chase ● Suzanne Pleshette ● Jason Marsden Kid Friendly Rating: 9+. The movie features several spooky monsters and storylines, and some characters smoke and drink ambiguous substances. Click here…

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Originally posted 2015-10-03 12:49:05. On October 1st, my son Baron turned one month old.  This is a huge deal for a lot of reasons, but the biggest being that my husband and I have survived a month as new parents and we haven’t gone off the rails yet!  That’s kind of a pessimistic outlook but…

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Originally posted 2015-09-12 08:36:23. Title: Pee-wee’s Big Adventure Director: Tim Burton Release Date: August 9, 1985 Genre: Family, Comedy, Adventure MPAA Rating: PG Running Time: 91 Minutes

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Originally posted 2015-09-05 12:21:42. Title: The Book of Life Director: Jorge R. Gutierrez Release Date: October 17, 2014 Genre: Animation, Fantasy, Adventure, Comedy MPAA Rating: PG Running Time: 95 minutes Starring: ● Diego Luna ● Zoe Saldana ● Channing Tatum Kid Friendly Rating: A good Disney analog is the animated Hercules (1997). The film delves significantly into…

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