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Welcome to Wishenpoof

Welcome to Wishenpoof

(Disclosure: This is a sponsored post via KidzVuz. All thoughts and opinions are my own.) Wishenpoof, the newest Amazon Original Kids Series, will be available for Amazon Prime members beginning on August 14th,  One of the perks of being a blogger is the chance to preview new TV shows, and my boys (ages 4 and 7) binge-watched the entire 13 episode run of Wishenproof during a recent vacation. Created by Angela C. Santomero (Blue’s Clues, Creative Galaxy, Daniel Tiger’s … Read entire article »

Filed under: DVD, Educational, entertainment, Featured, Free, Free Trial, Kindergartners, News, Parenting, Pre-schoolers, Pro-Social Skills, School Aged Children, Socially Conscious, Television, Toddlers, Video

DVDs That Get Us Through Rainy Days!

DVDs That Get Us Through Rainy Days!

What to do on a rainy day? Pop some popcorn and pop in a movie! It may seem like a no-brainer, but once winter comes and that rain turns to snow, you’ll be thanking me later! I was able to see a screener of new DVD that just came out called Hero that highlights the values of fatherhood, sports, and playing your best. From producers of Alone Yet Not Alone, comes a heartfelt movie about legendary small town baseball coach, … Read entire article »

Filed under: entertainment, Movies, School Aged Children

Iesodo Love, Faith and Believe Now on DVD

Iesodo Love, Faith and Believe Now on DVD

If your kids Like Veggie Tales, then they will really Love Iesodo! Iseodo is a wise dove who lives in a Cypress Tree in the Holy Land.  Join him and his unlikely group of feathered friends as they learn and grow. Though they have their differences, they have one thing in common: since they met Iesodo, their lives have never been the same! These films are family-friendly and the lessons they teach are valuable in raising … Read entire article »

Filed under: 0-5 (By Age Group), DVD, entertainment, Movies

“Let God” and “When Calls the Heart, Lost and Found” Now Available on DVD

“Let God” and “When Calls the Heart, Lost and Found” Now Available on DVD

If you’re looking for family-approved films, a few good ones have just been release on DVD.   Word Films released Breckenridge Film Festival’s 2013 “Best Feature” and “Best Actress” winner Let God on DVD on February 25. The faith-based film  follows  the story of young housewife, Amelia, who heads west with her husband during the 19th century gold rush and is left alone without resources in the harsh wilderness when her husband is killed in a savage attack. … Read entire article »

Filed under: DVD, entertainment, Movies

The Adventures of Chuck & Friends: Trucks Versus Wild on DVD

The Adventures of Chuck & Friends: Trucks Versus Wild on DVD

Are your kids as crazy as mine about Chuck the Truck? Well the newest DVD, The Adventures of Chuck & Friends: Trucks Versus Wild is out and available now!   The unbelievably fun adventures of Chuck, the little dump truck with big dreams, and his friends—Digger, Handy, Rowdy, Biggs, Boomer and Flip — continue on January 21, 2014 with the release of The Adventures of Chuck & Friends: Trucks Versus Wild on DVD from Shout! Factory Kids. Featuring 10 more … Read entire article »

Filed under: DVD, entertainment, Kindergartners, Movies, Pre-schoolers, Television, Toddlers

Chuggington Quarry Stack Track Set and Chug Patrol Ready to Rescue DVD for My Little Chuggington

Chuggington Quarry Stack Track Set and Chug Patrol Ready to Rescue DVD for My Little Chuggington

My youngest son is BEYOND obsessed with trains, and more specifically Chuggington! Everything’s always “Chuggtastic” or “Perfecto” with him!  So you can imagine how loud the squeal was when I showed him the Chuggington toys and DVD when they arrived on our doorstep! The Stone Quarry Stack Track came out of the box immediately and we went right to work on setting it up with my son’s “assistance.”  What I loved about this set was how … Read entire article »

Filed under: Building Toys, Gift Ideas, Kindergartners, Play, Play Sets and Figurines, Pre-schoolers, Toddlers, Toys (Pre-School)

Go Totally 80’s With Donkey Kong Country

Go Totally 80’s With Donkey Kong Country

** Please note that I received a party pack for review. The opinions expressed in this review are my own. ** Remember Donkey Kong? I know, totally a way to make us parents feel old! Well the Kong is back in the all New Donkey Kong Country DVD that includes four classic episodes from everyone’s favorite cartoon ape. We were able to check out the new DVD from Phase 4 Films and have a totally rad 80’s … Read entire article »

Filed under: 0-5 (By Age Group), DVD, entertainment, Kindergartners, Movies

Monsters Inc 3D DVD Review

Monsters Inc 3D DVD Review

Are you ready to get your Scare On? In 2001, Disney/Pixar introduced the world to some of the worlds most endearing monsters. Set in Monstropolis, monsters survive and thrive on world powered by the screams of children. Each night, the furry inhabitants slip into closets to catch screams of sleeping children (who are believed to be toxic), although the kids are becoming more difficult to scare. One of the most successful scream catchers, James “Sulley” Sullivan … Read entire article »

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Disney’s Frankenweenie: Kids Movie Review

Disney’s Frankenweenie: Kids Movie Review

  I recently had the opportunity to snuggle up with my 4 year old and check out Tim Burton’s newest movie creation: Frankenweenie. Tim Burton is well known for being wildly creative and a little offbeat. From Edward Scissorhands to Alice in Wonderland, Burton does a great job of drawing you into a story, resounding with characters and entertaining all of your senses.  Frankenweenie does exactly that! I love that Frankenweenie is a play on the classic monster movies I watched growing … Read entire article »

Filed under: DVD, entertainment, Movies, School Aged Children, Television

Almost Naked Animals Volume I DVD Review

Almost Naked Animals Volume I DVD Review

I had never heard about Cartoon Network’s quirky, animated series, Almost Naked Animals, until I received an inquiry asking if I’d like to review the first season, which will be available on DVD starting September 25, 2012. Almost Naked Animals features an ensemble cast of underwear-clad animals, based on the quirky designs of Noah Z. Jones. The pack is led by Howie, the good-spirited but hospitality-challenged doggy manager of Banana Cabana, a beach-front hotel. Since I’m a fan of many … Read entire article »

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