Fun Science Shows & Movies for Kids on Netflix + Science Experiment Fun #NetflixKids

I’m a compensated member of the Netflix Stream Team. I’m not sure about you, but my kids are faaaaascinated with science. Making a potato battery? Mixing vinegar and baking soda? Food coloring carnations? Oh yeah, baby. We love fostering that love of science and experimentation with science-based movies and shows that stream on Netflix. (Mythbusters […]

Gold Winning Sports Movies for the Spring Season #NetflixKids

I’m a compensated member of the Netflix Stream Team. Now that the Olympics are over, we’re still reveling in the sports spirit as we’ve started our spring soccer season. If you’re looking to keep the Olympic feeling alive at home with your kids, why not try these Gold-winning titles available on Netflix now: For your […]

Moms’ Night Out Movie – Parents of All Kinds MUST See

I planned this whole big “Moms’ Night Out” with my San Antonio blogging friends. We were going to view the free pre-screening of the new Moms’ Night Out movie at the Regal theatre at 7pm, but meet for drinks at the Perico’s Grill next door at 5:30. I organized this get together for Maria with […]

My Thoughts About Rachel Frederickson’s Weight Loss from The Biggest Loser Finale

As someone who has struggled with weight loss herself, I watch the show for inspiration. When I saw the reveal last night for the finale, I gasped, like many of you. She looked so healthy, so competitive, the last time we saw her. We cheered with many tears in our eyes as Tim Gunn gushed, […]

10 Movie Recommendations When You’re Sick, Snowed In, or Stuck at Home #NetflixKids

I’m a compensated member of the Netflix Stream Team. We’ve had one heck of a crazy weekend here in Texas. We endured a stomach bug AND a winter storm almost simultaneously (and we’re gearing up for more icy weather again)! Having the kids unexpectedly at home for both reasons, it’s tough to keep them occupied, […]

Netflix On-The-Go! Great Holiday Movies for Travel #NetflixKids

I’m a compensated member of the Netflix Stream Team. While traveling to LA, I saw an amazing amount of folks traveling for the holidays, with suitcases, laptops, cameras, and kids in tow. Lots of gadgets were out navigating tickets, texts, and plans on smartphones, but it made me smile to see the kids happily enjoying […]

From Books to Movies – Kids’ Books Brought to Life on Netflix #StreamTeam

I’m a compensated member of the Netflix Stream Team. We love the library, and my children are obsessed with reading. So much so, it’s a struggle to get them up and going OUT to play because they’re so engrossed with their books (ahem, Super M). That’s why it excites me to see so many children’s […]

My Interview and Weekend with Sean Astin at Alamo City Comic Con

Recognize this face? Of course you do! It’s Sean Astin, best known for his roles in movies like Goonies, the Lord of the Rings trilogy, Rudy, 50 First Dates and many, many more. He spent the weekend here at the Alamo City Comic Con in San Antonio, and I spent the weekend helping him while […]

Advice from Brandi Chastain for My Soccer Playing Son on Getting Serious and Going Pro

Growing up in an active family myself, it didn’t surprise me seeing my children fascinated by sports, dribbling soccer balls almost as soon as they learned to walk, and begin playing soccer at age four. My oldest son, though, shows the most dedication and proficiency, wanting to become pro when he grows up. One of […]

Sweet and Skinny Cookbook Twitter Party with Truvia and Marisa Churchill (Plus a Giveaway!)

Everyone loves a good party, right? Mark your calendars for June 28th, friends, because this one you won’t want to miss! DESSERTS, people, we’re talking desserts! YES! And even better? We’re talking great-tasting desserts that WON’T punish your hips for eating ’em. Can I get an amen? On Tuesday, June 28th, you’ll get the opportunity […]