Brave, a grand adventure full of heart and humor, looks like a great movie for moms to go see with their daughters.
This movie uncovers a new tale in the mysterious Highlands of Scotland where Merida, determined to carve her own path in life, defies an age-old custom and inadvertently unleashes chaos, forcing her to discover the meaning of true bravery before it’s too late.
My Chicago kids not only love Legos, but they love playing with all of their Lego minifigures. They create different scenes with Legos and then tell different stories by adding Lego minifigures to their Lego creations.
Marvel’s The Avengers minifigures from Lego include the Hulk, Captain America, Iron Man, Loki, Thor, Black Widow and Hawkeye. New Avenger Legos also include the Avenging Cycle, the Cosmic Cube, the Helicarrier, and the supersonic Quinjet!
My family loves to travel. We love the adventure, the scenery, the change of pace, and the change of space. I love not having to do the dishes and the laundry. Before we moved to Chicago in 2005, we used to visit Chicago for many weekend getaways. But since we moved to Chicago six years [...]
When I was younger, I used to think Branson was where people went on vacation to see shows when they retired. It wasn’t until I was asked to blog about Branson that I realized how many of Branson attractions were extremely kid and family friendly. I never realized Branson had so many things my family [...]
Ever since I joined Pinterest, I’ve started making more crafts with my kids. Somehow, seeing bright visuals of how my crafts may (or may not) turn out is giving me the courage to craft more (I’m kind of craft challenged). So when I saw these fun crafts, in honor of the DVD Alvin and the [...]
When I was young and single, St. Patrick’s Day was all about going to an Irish pub. But since I started a family, St. Patrick’s Day has not been a big deal in our house. Until this year. This year, my kindergartener fell in love with St. Patrick’s Day: the leprechauns, the gold, the leprechaun [...]
While my kids walk around signing songs from Lady Gaga, the Black Eye Peas, and Taio Cruz, I’m very happy listening to the latest CD I received to review: The Very Best of Neil Diamond. The Very Best of Neil Diamond Who doesn’t love Neil Diamond? Sweet Caroline. Cracklin’ Rosie. I’m A Believer. They are [...]
Although life is often busy and my family’s schedule sometimes get too hectic, my husband and I each find time to spend special alone time with both of our children. It helps us stay connected individually with our boys and brings us closer together as a family. When the Chicago Children’s Theatre asked me to [...]
From Friday February 10th until Sunday February 12th you can download TJ’s Picture Dictionary for FREE from the iTunes store. TJ & Pals, an interactive preschool website, is hosting a 3-day giveaway of their newest educational app for kids. See what Smart Apps for Kids, Apps for Homeschooling , Best Apps for Kids, and The [...]
My boys and I have been invited to a media open house at the Rock & Roll Arts Academy in Highland Park, where they will be showcasing their non-traditional music class offerings and jam sessions. You and Your Kids Are Invited to Join in the Fun! This open house is open to the public on [...]