Category Archives: Entertainment

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

Amazon StudiosTumble Leaf still image

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 Amazon.com and love that they are creating more and more original shows via Amazon Studios….

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

Let

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…

Gift Ideas For Young Readers

ella the elephant book cover

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…

Disney’s Planes: Little Movie With Big Lessons

PLANES_ALTITUDE_domestic_001a

After the great success of Cars 1, 2 and 3 by Disney, they have now brought us another children’s favorite in the anthropomorphism (yes that’s a real word!) genre: Planes, and Z.E.N. and I had a chance to see an advanced screening. I found this movie to be VERY similar to the Cars movies. The…

The Smurfs 2 Offers A Family Friendly Adventure

Smurfette and Papa Smurf

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…

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

CB-sponsored-post-white-script-600

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…

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

Superdad and Superhusband Philip posing in his Superman t-shirt

[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…

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

evian baby and me screenshot

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…

Disney’s Planes Takes Off This Summer

Disney Planes movie poster

If your kids loved the movie Cars, then they’re bound to love this new Disney movie. From the skies of “Cars” comes “Disney Planes,” an action-packed animated 3D adventure comedy. Z.E.N. absolutely loved Cars. In fact, it is his all time favorite.  I can only imagine that he’ll love this movie just as much. In…

The Journey To Oz Balloon Tour Takes Off In Support For The Oz The Great And Powerful Movie

Disney Journey to Oz Balloon Tour

Just recently, Walt Disney announced to the public the launch of the new “Journey to Oz Balloon Tour”, which is sponsored by the multichannel retailer HSN and the IMAX Corporation. This launch is in support of the upcoming March 8 release of the movie “Oz the Great and Powerful” in cinemas and IMAX theatres across…