Twin Sisters Premieres: October 20,2014 on PBS #Review #AdoptionStory


What is family? Is it genetics or is it more? This is an amazingly beautiful true story about the bond of sisters and what makes a family. About Twin Sisters: In 2003 twin Chinese infants were found in a cardboard box and taken to a an orphanage, and that's where the true story of twins Mia and Alexandra began. Two families longed for a child of their own Wenche and Sigmund in Norway and thousands of miles away Angela and Andy received word that their dreams were going to come true. The … [Read more...]

Reality Shock: Ripley’s Believe it or Not! Annual #BookReview #Giveaway #DiscountCode


Growing up I was a huge fan of Ripley's Believe it of Not! I love that I can share that fun and curiosity and love of the bizarre with my children. Ripley's Believe It Or Not!: Reality Shock! is the perfect coffee table book. It's packed full of bizarre facts, photos and stories that both children and adults can enjoy. I love reading books like this when I was young because the facts were so absurd that I was always left wondering what else was possible. In this latest annual I learned that Nie … [Read more...]

Mr. Peabody & Sherman on DVD/Blu-ray and Activity Sheets #Giveaway #PeabodyInsiders #MrPeabody

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    Mr. Peabody & Sherman coming to Blu-ray and DVD October 14, 2014! About Mr.Peabody & Sherman: Mr. Peabody & Sherman is based upon characters that first appeared in the late 1950's and early 1960's on the animated television series "Rocky and His Friends" and "The Bullwinkle Show, " produced by Jay Ward. In this feature film directed by Rob Minkoff (THE LION KING, STUART LITTLE) Mr. Peabody (Ty Burrell) is an inventor, scientist and genius who just happens to be … [Read more...]

Bully: Premieres October 13, 2014 on PBS @bullymovie

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  Probably one of the most important films to watch if you are a parent, educator, or anyone that works with children. As a parent and someone that was bullied during their childhood this film was quite emotional for me. It truly gives the viewer a window into the life of not only someone that is bullied, but also their family. Bullying has negative impacts on family life as well even though it's not talked about much.  BULLY looks into that aspect as well as how schools handle it. … [Read more...]

Celebrating 100 Years with the Morton Salt Girl #MortonSaltGirl100

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Do you believe it? It's been 100 years since the Morton Salt Girl first appeared on the blue packages of Morton Salt back in 1914!I bet back in the day they didn't know that in her yellow dress and umbrella she would become an American icon. This Summer over 100 parties were planned to mark this centennial event. I hosted one a few weeks ago. Celebrating the Morton Salt Girl on ladies night was fun and easy. I was sent a party box with fun items such as coupons, M&M's with the Morton … [Read more...]

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