Posts tagged "Disney"

9 things you can do now to prepare for a trip to Disney World or Disneyland

9 things you can do now to prepare for a trip to Disney World or Disneyland
Spring Break is just around the corner. Really, it is. I know it feels like this winter will never end, but keep hope alive. I’m surviving by making plans to head to Florida. I’ve heard of many people opting for the latter and it seems like Disney World and Disneyland are prime destinations. Many spring... Read more »

Family movie review of 'Frozen,' the film that warmed our hearts

Family movie review of 'Frozen,' the film that warmed our hearts
Our family saw the new Disney animated film “Frozen” today and in a surprising turn of events, the adults may have enjoyed it as much as, if not more, than our tween. The story is very loosely based on Hans Christian Andersen’s “The Ice Queen” and here features Elsa and Anna (voice by Idina Menzel and... Read more »

Justice Sotomayor says princess is not a career choice, Disney Channel ad says it is a state of mind

My tween is done with the princess phase, but when she was in it, man was she IN IT. And truth be told, while she’d never admit it, I think she still has a soft spot for princesses. But a princess debate rages, this time pitting Disney against the Supreme Court. Supreme Court Justice Sonia... Read more »
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Family movie review: Wreck-It Ralph is a Winner

Family movie review: Wreck-It Ralph is a Winner
Time for another Tween Us family movie review!  Disney released “Wreck-It Ralph” this weekend and the movie grossed $49.1 million in ticket sales to become the highest-grossing opening weekend in Disney animation history. Ralph is the bad guy in a video game called “Fix-It Felix.” Ralph wrecks things that Fix-It Felix repairs for medals, and... Read more »

Disney Channel rules tween screens

Disney Channel rules tween screens
“Jessie.” “Good Luck, Charlie.” “Phineas and Ferb.” Sound familiar?  They probably do if your tween watches the Disney Channel. It appears that lots of tweens watched the Disney Channel over summer break, as Disney Channel announced in a press release that it was the most-watched cable TV network for the first time in the network’s... Read more »