Cinemark Launches “Best Movie Fest Ever” + Giveaway of a Pair of Tickets

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Cinemark is pleased to announce a partnership with Best Movie Fest Ever to present the first of its monthly film series at 10 Cinemark theatres. “My Favorite Musicals,” featuring three award-winning musical classics, will take place on Saturday, July 26th and Tuesday, July 29th.

My Review of Disney’s “Planes: Fire and Rescue”

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The second installment of Disney’s Planes series, “Planes: Fire and Rescue” comes out on Friday, July 18, 2014. I took my family to see it last night and it was a hit in our family. Last year’s Planes did not do well with the critics (and adults) but it did well with the kids. On the other hand, Fire and Rescue did much better with the critics and of course your children will love it!

Say Cheese! pediped® Announces National Casting Call

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Is your child comfortable in front of the camera? If so, pediped® is looking for you! The award-winning children’s footwear brand is searching for the next rising star to model in its upcoming photo shoot this fall. The national casting call begins July 14, 2014.

Win a $2,000 Staycation package from MAM

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MAM knows life as a parent can get hectic. With summer finally here, MAM is going to give you a much deserved chance to relax. Head to the MAM Facebook page and share what your ideal staycation would be – date nights while a babysitter watches the kids? Luxurious days at the spa? Shopping sprees at the mall? You could win a $2,000 staycation package on MAM! Enter here: http://bit.ly/MAMsummerstaycation

“Daddy Duck is the Best” by Daddy & Company Review and Giveaway

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Just in time for Father’s Day, we have a giveaway sponsored by our friends at the much loved Daddy & Company. Daddy Duck is the Best: A Daddy’s Day Story is a special book that celebrates dads.

Daddy & Company’s $500 Daddy Gift Giveaway

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Daddy & Company is hosting a giveaway just in time for Father’s Day!

Movie Review: Disney’s Maleficent

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I saw Maleficent a few days ago and was so happy to see a movie by one of my favorite stars.

Not One More!

Why are these school shootings are becoming the norm?

Schoola – The Best Place to Donate Children’s Clothing

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What do you do with the clothing that your children outgrow? I just discovered a great place to donate your children’s clothing and the best thing about it is that your child will benefit from it. How? Schoola of course!

Meet the Stars of Transformers: Age of Extinction at Hillsdale Mall

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TRANSFORMERS: AGE OF EXTINCTION comes out June 27, 2014! Are you excited? If so, we have a special treat for our Bay Area fans.

Maleficant (the witch in Sleeping Beauty) the Movie

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Disney’s much anticipated Maleficant opens in US theaters on May 30, 2014.

My Mother’s Day Musing

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I never realized how closely my heart is entwined in the hearts of my children until recently. My son was really sad about an incident at school (his best friend from school moved and he felt lost without him) and it broke my heart thinking about him being so sad.