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

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5 Activities for a Ready Player One Event

Ready Player One, a book written by Ernest Cline, was adapted for a movie and shown on screens in 2018. Listed in Goodreads.com Best Science Fiction Novel of the 21st Century, it is become a popular Dystopian novel for both Young Adults and Adults - especially anyone that claims to be a "Child of the … Continue reading 5 Activities for a Ready Player One Event

“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.