Playing Video Games As a Family Can Be Beneficial

Playing Video Games As A Family Can Be Beneficial

Did you know that playing video games as a family can be beneficial?  For years I’ve been hearing that video games are bad for young brains. However, not only is this not true, but studies are now beginning to show that there are many benefits that come from playing video games. Not only could the… Read More »

Get in the holiday spirit with family holiday movies

Get In The Holiday Spirit With Family Holiday Movies

As soon as the holidays roll around, I always work a few family holiday movie nights into our advent calendar activities list. Having a family movie night is a great way to get into the holiday spirit and bond with those we hold near and dear. Of course, family holiday movies cut across a wide… Read More »

5 TV Shows I'm Watching This Fall

5 TV Shows I’m Watching This Fall

Growing up, my sisters and I were never allowed to watch television on weekdays.  Schoolwork was the priority and TV was only reserved for the weekends. To this day, I still watch very little TV.  I am not into reality TV shows or singing competitions, but I have found a few shows that I like… Read More »


Amazon Studios Presents Tumble Leaf, An Original Series For Pre-Schoolers

Disclosure: “I participated in an Influencer Activation on behalf of Mom Central Consulting for Amazon Studios. I received a product sample to facilitate my review and promotional item to thank me for participating.” I’ve always been a big fan of and love that they are creating more and more original shows via Amazon Studios…. Read More »


Let’s Get This Party Started: A Party Planning Book for the Family

Soleil Moon Frye, the actress best known for starring in the 80s comedy Punky Brewster, is also an author. Her most recent book, “Let’s Get This Party Started,” is a guide about entertaining with your children. The book offers party ideas for decorations, recipes, crafts, and games to make every celebration special. Frye is married… Read More »

Gift Ideas For Young Readers

Gift Ideas For Young Readers

National Geographic is one of the best known names in exploration and discovery. We are big fans of National Geographic and love their books because they are both entertaining and educational. Here are a few that we think will make great gifts for the young explorers on your list. This book from the Wild Tales… Read More »


The Smurfs 2 Offers A Family Friendly Adventure

A few weeks ago, I was invited to see an advanced screening of The Smurfs 2.  When I mentioned it to Z.E.N., he was very excited so I accepted the invitation and I’m so glad I did. The screening was held at The Sony Pictures Screening Room in NYC.  Upon arrival we were treated to… Read More »

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Wanna See Beyoncé live at the Mrs. Carter Show World Tour? Here’s your Chance! #Beyoncé #MC

There are some singers and songs that shape how we remember a time in our life. For me, Beyoncé is one of them. I have been a fan since her days in Destiny’s Child. I can remember going on road trips with my girlfriends and singing along, at the top of our lungs to songs… Read More »


Celebrate the Super Man in Your Life with Exclusive Pre-Screening Tickets at Wal-Mart #SeeSteelFirst

[The following post was commissioned by Warner Bros.] The unofficial start of Summer is finally here and that means Father’s Day is right around the corner. With that in mind, we have been searching for fun ways to celebrate dad this year. Of course, we will be doing the usual family get together that includes… Read More »


The New Evian “Baby & Me” Commercial is Funny!

There have been millions of television ads produced that have gained popularity and created a spark of sensation across the globe.  One of those commercials is the new Evian baby commercial which is presented by the Evian Natural Spring Water Company.  I came across this commercial while I was watching the news this morning and… Read More »