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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 Fault in Our Stars is now available on Blu-Ray in an extended edition! As a The Fault [Read 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 EQUALIZER, THE MAZE RUNNER, THIS IS WHERE I LEAVE YOU, and more. Check out her fantastic sneak [Read 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 collaboration with Sears and Latina Bloggers Connect. When it comes to making sacrifices for a better future for my family, I [Read More]
Creative Parenting
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]
10 tips for maintaining your sanity during back to school inspired by Samsung Living Atelier
Disclosure: This post to bring you back to school tips is sponsored by Samsung Home Appliance and #M [more]
How to make a Shirley Temple hairstyle with JOHNSON’S NO MORE TANGLES
Disclosure: This is a compensated campaign in collaboration with JOHNSON’S® NO MORE TANGLES® and [more]
Origami keepsake and letter to my daughter with my promise to her #PromiseToBaby
 Disclosure: This is a compensated campaign in collaboration with JOHNSON’S® Baby and Latina Blo [more]
Nara app makes planning your family vacation a breeze
Part of my mission here at Reel Mama is to make life easier for parents and caregivers. Summer f [more]
Is letting kids play in the park unsupervised a crime?
When I read the story of the mom arrested for allowing her nine-year-old daughter to play unsupervis [more]
Reel Movie Reviews
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 Fault [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 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]
Captain America The Winter Soldier review and trailers
Disclosure: I received an advanced copy of Captain America The Winter Soldier on Blu-Ray for review [more]
It’s a My Little Pony Halloween: Spooktacular Pony Tales now on DVD [PHOTOS + TRAILERS]
It’s hard to believe that Halloween is JUST AROUND THE CORNER! Kids look forward to Halloween movi [more]
Labor Day 2014 movies sneak peek: Chef the Movie, The November Man and more!
It's time for your Labor Day movies 2014 sneak peek from Geetha, with Chef, The November man an [more]
If I Stay, Sin City, and more ~ New movies playing August 22, 2014
Check out Geetha's lineup of new movies now playing this weekend. We've got Sin City, If I Stay [more]
Help your kids learn all about BEARS with Disneynature [Blu Ray review + activity sheets]
With most kids’ programming centering around animation that’s often loud and noisy, it’s a ref [more]
Why I love the Muppets ~ Muppets Most Wanted Blu Ray review and trailers!
Why I Love the MuppetsI am not going to lie. I am a die-hard fan of the Muppets. I don’t care [more]
Reel Fun Giveaways
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]
Win Legends of Oz Blu-Ray! #OzInsiders ~ Ends 9/8/14
Disclosure: I received a copy of Legends of Oz on Blu-Ray for review purposes.Some things remind [more]