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Disney-Pixar’s The Good Dinosaur Trailer


Grab the kids!

“The Good Dinosaur” asks the question: What if the asteroid that forever changed life on Earth missed the planet completely and giant dinosaurs never became extinct?  Pixar Animation Studios takes you on an epic journey into the world of dinosaurs where an Apatosaurus named Arlo makes an unlikely human friend. While traveling through a harsh...

New on Netflix in June 2015!


As always we’re always keeping an eye out for what’s new and leaving on Netflix! Here’s the full list for June 2015.

Our favorite family picks?

Anything R.L. Stine (better for your older elementary school aged kids. It’s like ghost stories around the campfire!) Curious George Catch the Babysitters Club (Season 1) before it’s gone! And there’s always the Backstreet Boys special for anyone...

Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge: 5 Tips to Keep Your Kids Reading This Summer


The first thing that happens when I start summer planning is that I start to make book lists and plan read-a-thons. We hit the library weekly and usually stop by the bakery on the way home.

5 Things I Didn’t Expect About the End of Elementary School


I’ve pre-mourned this day since he walked through the doors of the kindergarten. I knew he’d leave this building some day and I think I’ve been dreading it since he was 5.

Let’s face it, I was pre-mourning the fact that he’d leave my house and go to kindergarten since the day he was born. I literally looked into his...

On Raising a Loser


We just wrapped the 5th grade Student Council elections at our school. Needless to say, there has been quite a lot of drama . . . from THE PARENTS.

Without going into too much detail we have some parents that are fired up because a teacher tallied his class results early. You can imagine all of the speculation and over-dramatization...

Hot Pursuit Prize Pack and $100 Visa Gift Card


Need a girls night out? We’ve got the movie for you plus + $100 Visa Gift Card to make it happen!

Check it out!

An uptight and by-the-book cop (Reese Witherspoon) tries to protect the sexy and outgoing widow (Sofía Vergara) of a drug...

Top 10 Baby Names For 2014


 The Social Security Administration just released the top ten names of 2014.  Noah and Emma for the win!

Welcome to James and Charlotte – the only new names added to the list!

Is your child’s name on the list?

Do THIS to Save 5,800 Gallons of Water


Did you know that donating a bag of clothes has the potential to offset 5,800 gallons of water by reusing rather than producing new?

There’s a brilliant organization called Schoola that makes your donation easy AND powerful.

Check this out:

Schoola is an online consignment shop that...

New Star Wars: The Force Awakens Teaser


Raise your hand if you’ve got a Star Wars fan at your house! We’re all kinds of excited over here!

“Chewy we’re home!”

Today in Anaheim, California, J.J. Abrams (writer/director/producer) and Kathleen Kennedy (producer) kicked off Star Wars Celebration with an exclusive new look at STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS. They welcomed surprise special guests from the...

$1000 For You, $1000 For Him


Yep. We’ve got a $2000 prize on the line for one lucky person and a +1.  Who’s the +1? It could be your husband, your dad, your brother, your father-in-law, a friend.  The key is that they are a person you know and love and want to keep around for a long time.

$1000 for you + $1000 for him...

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