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New Series THE OTHER F WORD Is Brilliantly Written

New Series THE OTHER F WORD Is Brilliantly Written

Sometimes you just need something new, something different something that hasn’t been done time and time again. That is exactly what Caytha Jentis did when she created The Other F Word series.  The Other F Word is a comedic coming-of-age series about four women friends who deal with the highs and lows of mid-life as they reinvent themselves now that their kids are grown. Although I cannot relate to the part about having kids that have … Read entire article »

Filed under: Women's Issues

Wreck It Ralph DVD {REVIEW}

Wreck It Ralph DVD {REVIEW}

  There are few movies that kids and adults alike can enjoy.  Many movies are aimed at kids, so the adults get bored. Other movies are aimed at adults and not appropriate for kids.  Then there are the few movies in between that perfectly find the balance for adult humor and kid entertainment. Wreck It Ralph is one of of those movies. The story centers around Ralph, a video game character who wants to shed his bad guy … Read entire article »

Filed under: DVD, Kindergartners, Pre-schoolers, School Aged Children, Toddlers

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

RedBox & Phase 4 Films Summer Family Fun

RedBox & Phase 4 Films Summer Family Fun

This summer, Redbox is kicking off its “Summer Family Fun” program. In addition to releasing eight new family-friendly films for rental from Phase 4 Films (I Heart Shakey, Rockstars, Space Dogs, Smitty, Kiara, My Friend Bernard, Freddy Frogface and Donkey X), RedBox is hosting a series of exciting sweepstakes inspired by these fun movies for you to enter! The amazing prizes described on “Redbox Summer Family Fun” include: Round-trip tickets for 4 to Toronto for the chance … Read entire article »

Filed under: Contests, DVD, entertainment, Featured, Pre-schoolers, School Aged Children, Uncategorized

Mars Needs Moms Movie Review

Mars Needs Moms Movie Review

Mars Needs Moms, Disney’s newest movie, opens on March 11, 2011.  Disney invited Mamanista to a special preview of the movie last weekend, and it didn’t disappoint. Nine-year-old Milo’s mom bugs him to take out the trash and eat his broccoli. As punishment for disobeying her, he’s sent to his room instead of watching a favorite movie on TV. And he hurtfully tells his mom that his life would be better off without her. Moms can relate. … Read entire article »

Filed under: entertainment, Featured, School Aged Children