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Solo: A Star Wars Story (Spoiler-Free Review)

Solo: A Star Wars Story is more than an origin story. It is a gift to true Star Wars fans. Keep reading for my spoiler-free family-focused review. In my opinion, Han Solo is an American icon. I have been watching Solo in Star Wars movies my whole life so when he died in The Force […]

6 Easy Ways to Reduce Your Dairy Intake

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #ProgressIsPerfection #CBias #CollectiveBias As a vegetarian, I try my best to maintain a plant-based diet. Dairy is still a part of my diet, but I am working to reduce my dairy intake. I am not dairy-free yet, but I have […]

A Place for the Boys: Boy Scouts in the Modern Era

Since I am a former Cub Scout leader with a son in Boy Scouts, a lot of people have asked me what I think of all the changes going on in Boy Scouts of America. I typed this earlier today to share on my Facebook page, but decided to share it here instead. I think […]

Avengers: Infinity War (Spoiler-Free Review)

The Marvel Cinematic Universe has been embedding itself into American culture and modern folklore for the last 10 years. Everything has been leading up to this moment. Keep reading for my spoiler-free and family-focused review of Avengers: Infinity War. Avengers: Infinity War brings together heroes from all over the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) in an effort to fight […]

Pompeii: The Exhibition

Pompeii: The Exhibition is at the Arizona Science Center through May 28, 2018. You have heard the story before. In 79 AD, Mount Vesuvius erupted and completely wiped out Pompeii. It was surely a day of terror and chaos that one shudders to think about. It is hard to imagine what that day was like […]

Photowall – Wall Murals, Photo Wallpapers, and Canvas Prints

Wall decor has certainly evolved since I was a kid. Wood paneling, paint, and ugly wallpaper seemed to be the only choices back then. Times have changed! I recently spent some time over on the Photowall site and I fell in love with what I found there. Photowall has a wide variety of wall murals, […]

Paul: Apostle of Christ (2018)

I love movies. Going to the movies is one of my favorite things to do. I really love it when I get to watch a biblical movie on the big screen. The upcoming release of Paul: Apostle of Christ looks pretty amazing. I have not been able to screen this movie yet, but I am […]

When Reading is Hard: Lexercise Professional Therapy Review

Lexercise guarantees your child will improve one grade level in reading after just 8 weeks. Find out what happened when I took them up on that challenge. One of the most difficult experiences I have had as a parent is watching my child struggle in school, despite being highly intelligent. Maybe you can relate? You […]

A Wrinkle in Time (2018)

How far would you go to help someone you love?  Would you follow their cry for help across the universe…if you could? A Wrinkle in Time is the family movie you have been waiting for. It is an emotionally stirring journey through the human condition that will energize and captivate you. The movie is a […]

Black Panther

Marvel’s newest movie, Black Panther, is an origin story of epic proportions that thrusts the Black Panther character rightly into the middle of the franchise. Black Panther is more than a superhero movie. It is a lesson in leadership, forgiveness, choices, and integrity. T’Challa becomes king of Wakanda after his father is killed. However, not […]

5 Charitable Organizations You Can Partner With to Make a Difference

There are so many charitable causes seeking your time and resources. How can you know which ones to trust and which ones do what they say they do? I am a big believer in asking a friend with experience. Today I am blessed to be able to share five charitable organizations that I trust and […]

Paddington 2

Paddington 2 is a family-friendly movie that succeeds at doing what most sequels only dream of doing: being better than the original. Keep reading for the full review. I liked the first Paddington movie, but found it a little over the top. I was actually quite surprised when I heard a sequel was being released. […]