For years, old wood carver Mr. Meacham (Robert Redford) has delighted local children with his tales of the fierce dragon that resides deep in the woods of the Pacific Northwest. To his daughter, Grace (Bryce Dallas Howard), who works as a forest ranger, these stories are little more than tall tales…until she meets Pete (Oakes Fegley). Pete is a mysterious … [Read more...] about New Trailer for Pete’s Dragon!
This post was sponsored by Carson-Dellosa as part of an Activation for Influence Central. I received complimentary products to facilitate my review. Can you believe that it is almost the end of the school year? I know some kids get out this week already (mine go until June 3rd, but I know others who go to the middle of June!). Here in Chicago, … [Read more...] about How do you keep your kids learning all summer?
Did you know that Kindle will be an integral part of the 89th Annual Scripps National Spelling Bee finals (aka Bee Week) taking place May 24-26, 2016 (that's this week!). I luck out, my kids are great spellers, and they go to a great school that fosters learning how to spell. One of my complaints from my childhood is that they didn't focus on … [Read more...] about Can you spell Kindle?
From tackling peer pressure to learning to achieve five whole minutes without a cell phone in hand, addressing tough topics with your kids head-on can be hard. Even with the littlest ones, it’s not always easy to explain why you can’t get them that cute puppy and why they need to be nice to their sister. With Netflix, your kid’s favorite shows can open the … [Read more...] about Starting Conversations With Netflix #streamteam