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Disney Movies Anywhere: Get ‘The Incredibles’ for free + Pixar Easter Egg Hunt!
Our movie viewing experience is undergoing a revolution, because we are able to watch them any time, anywhere. Watching movies on different devices is fun, and if your are a parent or caregiver, you know [Read More]
25 Easter movies for kids 
Easter is so much fun for kids, and movies with an Easter theme can add to the festivities.  A variety of Easter movies are available on DVD and via streaming and instant download, while others [Read More]
Now playing in theaters ~ Latest movie reviews for April 11, 2014
Our lovely Geetha is back to tell you about everything that's now playing in theaters this weekend! Check it out! Don't forget to follow her @scifinutjob on Twitter to stay posted on her latest screenplays [Read More]
Creative Parenting
Getting into preschool is now harder than college, and more expensive
I am banging my head against the wall as I write.My daughter was just waitlisted at ANOTHER pres[more]
Epic Target Photoshop fail: When scary skinny becomes absolutely horrifying ~ #Rant
When did real bodies go out of style?It seems that we have arrived at that place where “You ca[more]
10 important things to know about RSV to protect your baby #ABCsofRSV
Disclosure: This is a compensated campaign in collaboration with MedImmune and Latina Bloggers Conne[more]
Lego movie has a long way to go when it comes to girl power
Lego has taken some flack lately for its skimpy offering of toys for girls, thanks to one very obser[more]
Giraffe killed at Danish zoo ~ Children watch as it is butchered and fed to lion
I am so outraged over this story I can hardly contain myself.  According to the New York Times [more]
Funny kids: Today my daughter drove me crazy…and I love her for it
It was one of those days with my four-year-old as I was giving her a snack supper at our gym.  [more]
Be A Perfect Mom: The video game of the future
In the slightly futuristic movie Her by Spike Jonze, the visionary director imagines a world whe[more]
Girls under pressure: Are today’s teen girls headed for a meltdown?
The sitcom Modern Family reflects perfectly so many aspects of what is happening with today's mo[more]
Reel Movie Reviews
25 Easter movies for kids 
Easter is so much fun for kids, and movies with an Easter theme can add to the festivities.  A[more]
Now playing in theaters ~ Latest movie reviews for April 11, 2014
Our lovely Geetha is back to tell you about everything that's now playing in theaters this weekend! [more]
The Pirate Fairy review, clips and activity pages!
The Pirate Fairy reviewI love the Tinker Bell movie franchise: it isn’t just that I’m a mo[more]
Now playing in theaters ~ Latest movie reviews for April 4, 2014
Our lovely Geetha is back again to share her insights about everything that's now playing in th[more]
Saving Mr. Banks Blu Ray Review, Clips and Inspiring Disney Recipes
Saving Mr. Banks Blu Ray ReviewFans of Mary Poppins will not want to miss the story behind how t[more]
Disney Frozen Blu Ray review, clips, and Frozen activity pages!
Disclosure: I received a copy of Disney Frozen on Blu Ray for review purposes.Scroll down to vie[more]
Coming soon movies for March 28, 2014 plus movie news!
I am delighted to welcome Geetha for another installment of "What to Watch"! Enjoy Geetha's deliciou[more]
M-GO movies online and Walking with Dinosaurs on Digital HD
Disclosure: I received the Digital HD version of Walking with Dinosaurs for review purposes.M[more]
Now playing in theaters ~ Latest movie reviews for March 21, 2014!
I am delighted to bring you our continuing feature "What to watch" by the lovely and talented G[more]
5 Reasons Muppets Most Wanted Is A Most Lovable Sequel #MuppetsMostWanted
Sequels can sometimes be a disappointment. There’s a common conception that the sequel is never as[more]
Reel Fun Giveaways
Win novel Real Happy Family by Caeli Wolfson Widger! ~ Book #giveaway
I am delighted to bring you another great literary giveaway! I am thrilled to partner with Literally[more]
Walking with Dinosaurs Blu Ray #giveaway + activity pages! #WalkingwithDinosDVD
Check out Reel Mama's review of Walking with Dinosaurs on Digital HD, and scroll down to the end of [more]
Win a Veronica Mars prize pack: DVD and hat! #VeronicaMarsMovie, ENDS 3/31/14
I'm so excited to bring you a chance to win a Veronica Mars prize pack in honor of the new Veron[more]
OVER: Win Book Thief Blu Ray + Kindle Fire HD & $120 Amazon Gift Card!
Disclosure: I received The Book Thief on Blu Ray for review purposes. All opinions and inspirations [more]