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Explore Centopia with “Mia and Me: Friends to the Rescue” (#giveaway)

It’s an interesting time in our household when it comes to entertainment. My oldest is 6, and her younger sister thinks she’s 6, so we’re looking for shows that are appealing to school-aged kids while still being appropriate for a slightly younger audience. I was sent a copy of “Mia and Me: Friends to the Rescue” and it fits that bill perfectly! “Mia and Me” is a series that mixes live action with animation. In case you aren’t familiar with the series, here is a little summary: Mia, a 12-year-old Read more […]

Watch and learn with Wild Kratts and Caillou on PBS Kids

PBS Kids has been a trusted source of quality entertainment for decades, so I was excited when they asked me if I would like to review some of their latest releases! I was sent Wild Kratts: Super Sprinters and Caillou Helps Out. Here are the synopses: Wild Kratts: Super Sprinters Chris and Martin think that cheetahs can travel faster than any other creature or vehicle over the rough African savannah. Aviva takes this as a challenge, as does archenemy Zach Varmitech, and they both compete Read more […]

Display your summer memories with Posterjack.ca (#giveaway)

June is a busy month, full of events to celebrate and memories to make! Some kids are already done with school, or will be very soon. There are graduations a every level from nursery school through graduate degrees, Father’s Day, the start of summer, family pictures – June covers a lot of beginnings and endings and everything in between! That’s a lot of pictures to take and I know that in our family, if I don’t get those memories printed and displayed immediately it is just not going to happen. Read more […]

Feel all of your feelings with Disney•Pixar’s “Inside Out”

One of my favourite perks of blogging is being invited to movie screenings. The first time that my oldest daughter saw a preview for Disney•Pixar’s “Inside Out”, she asked if we would be able to go and see it early. She got her wish on Wednesday night when our whole family attended the Ottawa screening. In case you need a recap, here’s what to expect from “Inside Out”: Do you ever look at someone and wonder what is going on inside their head? Disney•Pixar’s original new film “Inside Read more […]

Conjure up some fun with “Strange Magic” now on DVD

I may not remember what I had for breakfast, but I can remember the words to pretty much any top 20 pop song over the last three decades or so. My daughters have definitely inherited my love of music, and when you add in fairies and other magical creatures, Strange Magic was a pretty easy sell! Strange Magic is a madcap fairy tale musical inspired by “A Midsummer Night’s Dream.” Popular songs from the past six decades help tell the tale of a colorful cast of goblins, elves, fairies and imps, Read more […]

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