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How to raise bilingual children
Disclosure: This is a sponsored post in partnership with Read Conmigo, which provides resources for bilingual children, and Latina Bloggers Connect. Helping your kids learn a second language If your family speaks more than one [Read More]
Mr Peabody party with Italian Renaissance crafts
Disclosure: This is a sponsored post in partnership with Fox Home Entertainment Insiders. I hope you enjoy the Italian Renaissance crafts and Mr Peabody party as much as we did! These days in schools around [Read More]
Book of Life, Fury, The Birdman & more sneak peeks! What to watch this weekend
We have another wonderful line up at the movies this weekend: BOOK OF LIFE is our pick for family film this week, plus we have FURY, THE BIRDMAN, and DEAR WHITE PEOPLE. Check it out [Read More]
Creative Parenting
How to raise bilingual children
Disclosure: This is a sponsored post in partnership with Read Conmigo, which provides resources for [more]
Mr Peabody party with Italian Renaissance crafts
Disclosure: This is a sponsored post in partnership with Fox Home Entertainment Insiders. I hope you [more]
Biracial kids and why race shouldn’t matter to loving families
“What is your background?”“What is your daughter’s background?”“Where are yo [more]
Creative fun with Lalaloopsy Girls dolls and Lalaloopsy Baking Oven [Review]
Lalaloopsy Girls dollsDisclosure: I received these Lalaloopsy Girls dolls and Lalaloopsy Baking [more]
Financial abuse is domestic violence #PurplePurse
Disclosure: This is a compensated campaign to raise awareness about the harm financial abuse can bri [more]
How can we show gratitude to our loved ones? #MoreToYou #MasdeLoTuyo
Disclosure: This compensated campaign to celebrate our gratitude for our loved ones is in collaborat [more]
Screen time and children: An interview with Sierra Filucci of Common Sense Media
Ever wonder if a movie is appropriate for your child? Have questions about what to do when your chil [more]
Headband braid tutorial plus 5 tips for getting your child’s hair ready on school mornings
Disclosure: I am thrilled to bring you this headband braid tutorial and back to school hair tips in [more]
Reel Movie Reviews
Book of Life, Fury, The Birdman & more sneak peeks! What to watch this weekend
We have another wonderful line up at the movies this weekend: BOOK OF LIFE is our pick for family fi [more]
Thunder and the House of Magic review: An animated adventure for your Halloween family movie night
Disclosure: I received a copy of Thunder and the House of Magic for review purposes.Thunder [more]
Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good Very Bad Day movie review
Do you remember what it was like to be twelve? For me, it sometimes seems like it was just this [more]
The Fault in Our Stars movie review
Disclosure: I received The Fault in Our Stars movie on Blu-Ray for review purposes.I am going to [more]
What to watch this weekend: GONE GIRL, ANNABELLE, and THE GOOD LIE
Geetha has more killer movie reviews for you this weekend! Check out our sneak peeks of what to watc [more]
The Equalizer, Good People and more new movies now playing by Geetha!
We have another installment of new movies now playing by Geetha: The Equalizer, The Two Faces of Jan [more]
The Equalizer, This Is Where I Leave You, and more new movies playing September 19, 2014!
We have our weekly lineup of new movies now playing from Geetha right here! This week it's THE EQUAL [more]
The 10 Best The Fault in Our Stars quotes and moments
Disclosure: I received a copy of The Fault in Our Stars on Blu Ray for review purposes.The F [more]
The Drop, The Skeleton Twins, and more now playing ~ Sept. 12, 2014
The lovely Geetha has your sneak peek of new movies now playing this weekend with her typical biting [more]
Dolphin Tale 2 sneak peek by Geetha
For some inspirational family story time, watch A DOLPHIN TALE 2, in which Dr. Haskett (Harry Co [more]
Reel Fun Giveaways
OVER: Win Strawberry Shortcake Berry Best Friends on DVD! #BerryBestFriends
Disclosure: I received a copy of Strawberry Shortcake Berry Best Friends for review purposes.We [more]
Warner Bros. Pictures and Alcon Entertainment proudly present their family friendly film DOLPHIN TAL [more]
OVER: Win an awesome California Raisins prize pack ~ Back to school giveaway!
Disclosure: This giveaway is a sponsored post in partnership wit California Raisins.I am thrille [more]
I am delighted to bring you a chance to win a $15 Fandango gift card!I bring you this giveaway i [more]