When you want a clean, family friendly movie that will hold the attention of young and old alike, the pickings are slim. THIS is a movie that is worth adding to your family collection!
High Strung Movie #HighStrungMovie
A movie filled with music, dance, and passion that is sure to keep you on the edge of you seat as you follow Ruby Adams and Johnnie Blackwell as their stories unfold and intertwine.
Pretty Little Liars: The Complete Third Season
The first episode of Pretty Little Liars Season 3 reminded me of all that was going on, and by the second episode, I was hooked once again.
Rainy Day or Mom’s-Away? Play With Octonauts!
When I leave for a blog conference, the first thing everyone says is, “What about the kids?” as though I have them tucked away in my suitcase somewhere. Now that I’m no longer nursing a baby, they stay home with Sidney when I’m traveling. Thankfully, this year when I left for BlissDom I was an […]
The Other Son – A Film That Addresses Prejudice
Every once in a while, a film comes along and blows my mind. This is one of those films. The Other Son addresses stereotyping and prejudice brilliantly by making viewers connect with characters from Israel and Palestine. It delves into the human psyche by challenging thoughts and traditions ingrained by society. With a compelling storyline, […]
Octonauts – Active Shows for Active Kids
In this house, we don’t have a lot of sitting-still time. My kids are very active – exploring outside, pretending inside – and we love that! The more they can use their imaginations and learn about the world around them in a hands on way, the better. Our TV time is limited, so shows that encourage […]
LEGO YouTube Channel for Kid Friendly Entertainment
Technology today is moving so quickly my kids already know how to load up the apps on the TV. And ever since they discovered Star Wars LEGO® YouTube videos (Thank you Uncle Ian!) they want to watch YouTube. Um no. YouTube is full of potentially un-family-friendly videos. So when I found out LEGO® has an official YouTube Channel full […]
What Shall We Watch? – Christian Family Movie Night
In this age of open liberalism, it’s often hard to find good quality family entertainment with a Christian influence. Hollywood and the Writer’s Guild of America, along with the news media and top national channels seem to bombard families with their own agenda at every turn. How does a family choose what is safe and […]
Movie Review – The Wave, or Die Welle
Wow! My family just finished watching a very powerful movie. Since I am currently taking a German class, I was naturally introduced to German culture. This film, Die Welle (The Wave) was recommended. It is available through Netflix, is a German film, with a German setting, by German actors, in GERMAN! But it does have […]
Holiday Memories – Are Yours Up-to-Date?
You guys know I am becoming fanatic about backing up my computer in a timely and safe manner. And in today’s digital age that’s probably what most of us think about. But what about your NON-digital or outdated memories? I’ve switched over to digital scrapbooking almost 100% but still have a few print photos, as […]
5 Fun Ways to Entertain a Sick Toddler or Preschooler
Has your little one been in bed with the flu or a bout of diarrhea? Illness can make cheerful toddlers cranky and irritable or lethargic and dull. Here’s how to brighten up an unwell toddler’s day with 5 fun indoor and outdoor activities for sick days. 1. Banish the Blues with Books and Music Favorite […]
Melissa Peterman in Working Class on CMT
Melissa Peterman, best known for her role of Barbara Jean in Reba, is starring in her own situational comedy on CMT. Working class, CMT’s first sitcom, also stars Ed Asner, and is centered around Melissa Peterman as Carly, a twice-divorced single mom with three kids. As Carly, Melissa struggles to afford a home in an […]