Review of Disney Story Central App

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A few days ago, Disney Publishing released Disney Story Central App. I was given the opportunity to review this wonderful new app - available on iTunes for the iPad and a tablet-optimized website .The parental controls within the Disney Story Central app are top-notch and I love how each reader's stats are individually stored. This means that each of your children can read the book and get credit token virtual stars and trophies.Each book allows for 3 ways to interact: Read to Me, Auto … [Read more...]





Disney’s Planes: Fire & Rescue Movie Review

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Walt Disney Pictures sequel Planes: Fire & Rescue will be out in theatres on July 18, 2014.  Disney Toon Pictures provided the media with a preview of the movie recently during their media press event.   As a fan of Dusty I was excited to see where they would take his character.   The movie starts with Dusty Crophopper (Dane Cook), who is now famous and at the top of his game as a world famous racer.   Dusty is not equipped to race and ends up with engine trouble and the probability that he … [Read more...]





Visiting Walt Disney World with Young Teens

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Walt Disney World is a great vacation destination for all ages. There are attractions and resorts that cater to every generation. However, one of the most difficult age groups to plan a trip with is kids ages 11-14. Young tweens and teens are at a stage where they might still enjoy attractions and events aimed at a younger audience, but also want to dare to test their bravery on a roller coaster or Tower of Terror (a feat I have yet to attempt). These teens may or may not also be too embarrassed … [Read more...]





MARVEL’S GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY Singapore Press Tour Pictures

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MARVEL'S GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY Singapore Press Tour released pictures of director James Gunn, and stars Zoe Saldana (Gamora) and Dave Bautista (Drax) attending a press conference and photocall in Singapore at the Marina Bay Sands Convention Center in support of Marvel's GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY.GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY is the action-packed, epic space adventure about Peter Quill.  Quill has become the object of bounty hunters after stealing a mysterious orb.  Galaxy villain Ronan wants the … [Read more...]





When you “Make-A-Wish” Upon a Star!

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Having a child with needs that are different than what one would expect or anticipate is challenging both in execution and acceptance. Our road with our almost six year old daughter has been nothing other than the opposite of what we had thought it would be during the time we were pregnant. When Addison was just six months old, an infectious disease doctor at the Cleveland Clinic told us to prepare ourselves to not celebrate her first birthday. Obviously they didn’t know that she would far … [Read more...]