Is “Monsters U” Okay for Preschoolers?

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If you're a parent of a young child, I'm sure your family has been anxiously waiting for "Monsters University" to come out. It seems like forever since there has been a movie that I could take my preschooler to that was age appropriate!  Even though I was concerned that the movie might be too scary for my 4-year-old, she was insisting that we go see it as soon as it came out, so I really didn't have a choice in the matter anyway! After looking at some previews of the movie, though, I decided … [Read more...]

Is “The Croods” Okay For 3-Year-Olds?

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Since movies for kids seem to come out so few and far between these days, Ayva and I have been anxiously waiting for "The Croods" to come out for weeks. Seeing the big billboards on the highway, and on passing buses helped to build our anticipation, so we were the first people in line to see the movie on opening day. The movie did not disappoint! "The Croods" is about a family (yes, the Crood family) that lives during prehistoric times. They're not quite evolved to the refined people that we … [Read more...]

Is “Escape From Planet Earth” Okay for 3-Year-Olds?

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One of Ayva and my favorite things to do together is go to the movies. It's been awhile since a family film had been released, and we've been jonesing to see something fun on the big screen. Fortunately, we were invited to see a sneak preview of the family film "Escape From Planet Earth" before it was released this week. The movie was really hilarious, although I can't say that it's appropriate for preschoolers. First, let me tell you a little bit about the movie, then I'll tell you why it was a … [Read more...]

Escape from Planet Earth + A GIVEAWAY #EscapePlanetEarth

  Is it just me, or does it seem like forever since the last family movie was released? Fortunately, "Escape From Planet Earth", a quirky 3d animated film about Gary, the nerdy head of mission control at BASA (ha!), who has to save his brother, a national hero, from a sinister alien. With actors like Brendan Fraser,Sofia Vergara, William Shatner, and Craig Robinson (my fave from "The Office"), the movie looks like it'll be a lot of fun. Here's a sneak peek:     Ayva and I are headed to … [Read more...]