Diary of a Wimpy Kid in Theaters + a Giveaway

By Melanie Donahoo

This is a sponsored post, the words and opinions are all mine.  Family road trips are a childhood rite of passage most kids miss out on today. I grew up in New Mexico, and every summer my family would pile in our van for a road trip. I think it was a 12-16 hour trek each way to Utah and Idah... Read More

16 Life Lessons I Learned From My Dogs

By Erin Oltmanns

This post is in partnership with Universal Pictures’ upcoming film A Dog’s Purpose, coming to theaters January 27. I was raised by two dog lovers and I’m doing my darndest to raise two more. Boxers are a particular favorite of ours. That’s me with our dog Primo. Judging from my per... Read More

DOWNLOAD ALERT: The Secret Life of Pets

By Erin Oltmanns

Hitting the road for Thanksgiving? Heading over to a packed house to wrestle over pie? Just realized that the kiddos are off of school for FIVE DAYS? FIVE. Why does this surprise me every year? I blame the monumental meal planning. I’ve been wringing my hands, trying to figure out the opt... Read More

What to Watch over Thanksgiving Weekend

By Anna Shirley

Now that you have the menu all planned, it's time to focus your attention to a very pressing matter - what to watch over Thanksgiving weekend. Warm up with a movie with Thanksgiving vibes: Of course you have a hankering for something surrounding the holiday. One of these movies should sa... Read More

The Best 80s Movies to Watch With Your Kids

By Anna Shirley

The 80s should be remembered for its stellar contribution to flim with classics like The Princess Bride and The Little Mermaid. Without John Hughes' body of work, I'm not sure I would have understood the teenage years. If you want to hit up some 80s classics with your family, here are more than 50 o... Read More

Coming to Netflix in November

By Anna Shirley

While I'm sure you've already seen the latest trailer for Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life, and you might have November 25th blocked out to binge watch the entire season, there is a lot hitting Netflix in November. Our picks for kids and families include The Jetsons, season 4 of All H... Read More

Save The Date: The Secret Life of Pets is Coming Soon!

By Erin Oltmanns

As a houseful of dog-lovers, few summer blockbusters were as highly anticipated around here as The Secret Life of Pets. And by “highly anticipated” I mean that there was NO WAY my kiddos were going to let me fast-forward through the commercials for that flicke. Ever. Never ever. So you ca... Read More

Looking For Miracles

By Rachael Herrscher

It's been a long couple of weeks. Literally every single time I check the news a new, heartbreaking, catastrophe has taken place. I often wonder if we were designed to carry this much. As mother's we carry the burdens of our children, our extended families, our communities, and more and more wit... Read More

This Character Has Been Hiding In Every Disney Movie Since 1995

By Rachael Herrscher

He's been there this whole time. Did you ever notice? Meet Hank, the septopus, who's been making appearances in every Disney movie since 1995.   Oh My Disney reported that this secret was so well kept that there are people internally who didn’t even know about Hank’s appearanc... Read More

5 Reasons to See “He Named Me Malala” With Your Kids

By Rachael Herrscher

I had the amazing opportunity to screen this film with a group of bloggers in NYC last week at an event we host. We all came out inspired, touched, and empowered. I was grateful that I had the chance to see this film on my own before sharing it with my kids so I would have good background on whether... Read More