Category Archives: Parenting

Gifted – Movie Discussion

Gifted is a rich gem of a movie with so many interesting angles I hardly know where to start. Mary is a math prodigy who lives with her uncle, Frank. She never knew her father and her mother died when … Continue reading

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The Boss Baby – Movie Discussion

See this pie chart? It represents all the love ihe world. – Boss Baby I once heard someone explain the poverty mentality with a pie chart. They said that a poverty mindset says that if there is a pie chart … Continue reading

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Great Message for Girls in Beauty and the Beast

The message was there in the first rendition of the movie, but it wasn’t explicit. The creators of this newer version of Beauty and the Beast did parents of young girls at least one solid when they spelled it out … Continue reading

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Beauty and the Beast’s Gay Moment

There was a bit of to do before the movie came out at the announcement of Disney’s first “exclusively gay moment” (read more here). Of course, no one knew what that would mean or just how explicit that moment would … Continue reading

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Beauty and the Beast, and What to do About it

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2017/03/01/disney-launches-first-exclusively-gay-moment-beauty-beast/ I just saw an article about Disney’s new Beauty and the Beast due in theaters on March 17.  (As a side note: the article headline, which I reposted on Facebook, indicated Christians should boycott the movie…I wasn’t posting the link as … Continue reading

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Rock Dog – Movie Discussion

There’s a kid who grew up in the shadows of a wonderful and important father figure who did great things in the world. The father grooms his son (or daughter) with pride so that he someday might be able to … Continue reading

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The LEGO Batman Movie – 14 Life Lessons

I read where someone said that, “the LEGO movies shouldn’t work…but they do.” It’s true. They work. They are intelligently and relentlessly funny (although at times inappropriately so for a kid’s movie, like when Robin says, “My name’s Richard but … Continue reading

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Christmas Craft Creation Time – Tradition

I wrote here about creating traditions for your life and your family. I explain some of the benefits of traditions and gave some ideas, examples and links to get you thinking. There was one tradition though that I thought deserved … Continue reading

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Creating Traditions

I once read an article about creating traditions in your family. This woman wrote that she was making spaghetti one night and the power went out. Dinner was ready, but they had to eat by candlelight. To make it fun, … Continue reading

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Great Idea!

I read this in our local magazine the other day and thought it was a great idea. Start an IMPACT JOURNAL with your kids. It is real simple, each week write down something they did to impact the world around … Continue reading

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