12 Inspiring Movies for your child to watch on break

The following is a list of 12 movies and documentaries that are recommended to inspire children and teens.  Some inspire acts of kindness while others inspire you to be yourself - even when faced with challenges and adversity. As with any of my recommendations, I strongly encourage parents to view the films for themselves first. … Continue reading 12 Inspiring Movies for your child to watch on break

“Detachment” – Not your regular feel good movie but very important

I am a true sucker for any inspirational movie that shows the power of educators. My husband and I watched the movie Detachment today. It caught my attention from the beginning with teachers speaking about how and why they started their career.  But the movie definitely takes a very grim, gritty, and realistic look at the public school system in a urban area.