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Saturday, September 18, 2021

REVIEW: The surprising adoption message in ‘Shazam!’

Warning: spoilers ahead! Good movies about adoption don’t come around often. The faith-based realm gave us Bella (2006) and October Baby (2011). The animated/family genre delivered Stuart Little (1999), Meet...

Actress Shari Rigby Introduces Her New Book ‘Consider the Lilies’

Shari Rigby believes everyone has a God-given plan for their life and is passionate about helping others find theirs—especially women. Although Shari is known as one of the leading actresses...

Netflix’s ‘Penguin Bloom’ has lessons about family, life and death

Sam Bloom was a smiling, energetic mom of three in 2013 who was living the so-called good life. She had reached her childhood goal of becoming a nurse. Her husband...

‘Indivisible’ movie tops October’s family-friendly entertainment spotlight

This monthly series, “5 Family-Friendly Things,” spotlights five family-friendly entertainment choices on film, DVDs, streaming or television. 

Exclusive Interview with Larnelle Harris

Larnelle wanted to tell a story, but not so much about himself. He wanted to tell a story about those who spoke into his life – teachers, lay people, church members, and most of all, his parents.

The Lowdown on Essential Oils

New products are popping up every day touting the existence of “essential oils” in their ingredients. But why are essential oils so important all of a sudden? The fact is,...

A Must-Follow Reading Plan for Every New Homeschool Parent

Very often, the very first thing a new homeschool parent will do is look for a curriculum to purchase. What if I were to tell you that that’s one of the last things that should be done? The fact is, homeschooling is about so much more than that.

‘Jingle Jangle’ is Netflix’s best family-friendly movie yet

Remember the days of live-action family-friendly musicals -- when classics like Mary Poppins, The Sound of Music and Chitty Chitty Bang Bang dominated the big screen? Thankfully, such films are...
Christmas Candy Treat Bags

Christmas “Nugget” Treat Bags|DIY

Create these cute Christmas Candy Nugget Treat Bags for holiday gift giving this season. They are easy to make when you have the right template and materials. Here is what...

Pixar’s ‘Soul’ has multiple great messages about life

The phrase “family-friendly” -- as every parent knows -- is subjective. The film your neighbor says is fine for the children might not be so family-friendly in your home.