If your kids are anything like mine they walk around the house saying they're hungry for "brekkie" and that they need to use the "dunny" ::insert eye roll:: yes, yes, Bluey has hit our house in a BIG way as I'm sure it has hit your house too. With any popular show kids want to own all of the toys and shirts but they also want see them in person. One question that gets asked ALL the time in Disney planning groups I'm in is, "can you meet Bluey in Disney?" Let's dive into this..
Calling all Disney Princess fans! There is a new book about to hit shelves and it will seriously blow your mind. Disney Princess: Beyond the Tiara is a deep dive into the world of the phenomenon that is the Disney Princess franchise; from humble beginnings to basically taking over the world! Disney Princess: Beyond the Tiara is thorough in its research but still maintains its whimsy making this book such a fun read and it will surely leave even the biggest Disney Princess fan saying, "what? I didn't know that!"
We're almost half way to the holidays! Now is the perfect time to start making your list and checking it twice. If you have small kids on your list this year you're going to want to check out my roundup of the newest toys that are sure to be HOT this holiday season!
Prime Day(s) are here again! If you're like me, you're probably shopping for things for your kids. If you're looking to cross your kids off your holiday shopping list EARLY this year I've got you!
It's gonna be Mei! When I first saw the trailer for Pixar's Turning Red and heard "It's Gonna be Me" playing in the background I was sold. I've been looking forward to this film ever since and now I am happy to report that it is available as of TODAY on Disney+. I know this is a bummer for some, because originally Turning Red was going to get a theatrical release, but on a personal note, since I have young kids being able to stream a brand new film, at home, at no extra cost (other than our monthly bill for the streaming service) is nice. But is Turning Red OK for young kids? I'm sharing my thoughts on the PG rating, the language and the overall vibe of the film - without spoilers of course, in my parent review.
More Marvel titles are headed to Disney+! With the announcement of more mature titles coming to Disney+ like "Jessica Jones", "The Punisher" and "Luke Cage", Disney+ has also announced they will prompt all U.S. users to update their parental controls (if they choose to). Parental controls include creating Kid Profiles, restricting content based on content ratings and setting a Profile PIN for entry into profiles that include access to more mature content. Read on to learn more about the Marvel titles coming to Disney+ and about content ratings and parental controls.
This year marks the 25th anniversary of the New York International Children's Film Festival! After going fully virtual last year, the NYICFF is back in person and they have released the titles for Opening Night, Closing Night and the Centerpiece film. Last year, Disney's Raya and the Last Dragon was closed the festival and this year, a new Pixar film takes the Centerpiece title!
Have you ever wanted to have a best friend that knew everything about you and liked all of the same things you did? Someone to take your picture and instantly share it to your friends and followers? That's what everyone thought they wanted in Ron's Gone Wrong. But it turns out that too much technology may just be too much of a good thing. Together Ron and Barney break free from bullies, fake online profiles and reinforce what the true meaning of friendship is. I'm sharing my no-spoilers, parent review of Ron's Gone Wrong.