Finding Dory Encourages Parents of Differently Abled Children

Finding Dory, which opened nationwide June 17th, is the long awaited sequel to one of my all time favorite Disney and Pixar films, ‘Finding Nemo’. In this movie, we learn more about the story and background of my favorite forgetful blue tang fish, Dory. 
 

 

FINDING DORY – Pictured (L-R): Charlie, Dory, Jenny. ©2016 Disney•Pixar. All Rights Reserved.

FINDING DORY – Pictured (L-R): Charlie, Dory, Jenny. ©2016 Disney•Pixar. All Rights Reserved.

Dory has a learning challenge which she calls, “short-term remembery loss.” In this movie we get to meet Dory’s parents and through flashbacks we get to see how they raised Dory. As a little fish in a big ocean, Dory’s parents must help her learn how to stay safe which can tend to be challenging due to her memory difficulties. They find creative ways to help her remember key safety rules and that allow her to “just keep swimming” safely and happily.
 

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Plum Breakfast Bars for an easy breakfast on the go.

Plum Breakfast Bars

Every year without any effort or thought, I can count on my plum tree producing an abundance of delicious Santa Rosa Plums. I can almost set my clock by the appearance of my tasty plums. They ripen and are ready to eat right around June 10th! There’s nothing more satisfying than walking out to the yard…

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The BFG Coloring Sheets and Activity Pages

The BFG Coloring Sheets and Activity Pages

Steven Spielberg has done it again – created a beautiful masterpiece for us to view on the big screen. This time, Steven is partnering with Disney, to bring us The BFG. I’m so excited for the movie release to hit theaters on July 1st. Until then, let’s enjoy these BFG Coloring Sheets and Activity Pages….

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Alice Adventures in Wonderland on Audible

Free Audible Trial and Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland

Summer should be in full force for all of you – school’s out, graduations are over, and the heat is on. Now, what to do with those lively critters for a FULL day? I know there’s lots of lists out there with ideas of how to entertain your children during those dog days of summer…

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Michaels Camp Creativity, through the summer, and only $5 for tons of crafts and lessons!

Allowing Kids to Craft All Summer at Camp Creativity at Michaels

For some families, summer has just begun. Summer break hit us a few weeks ago, and we’ve already hit that block wall where the kids are asking me what “more” we could do each day. Boredom can set in fast when school is out of session, which is why it’s important to have a plan, and activities…

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Photo credit: (Disney Channel/Nicole Wilder)

Set Visit and Premiere of Bizaardvark on Disney Channel

As a parent of elementary aged children and pre-teens, there are plenty of TV shows they watch that drive me crazy. Then there are the shows that catch my attention and I pretend now to watch with them. There is a certain show on Disney Channel (which I won’t mention), that I set to record on…

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Finding Dory printed Paper Towels and Napkins from Bounty

Finding Dory Paper Towels and Napkins from Bounty

When traveling, my kids think there’s nothing better than waking up in a hotel and heading downstairs for a delicious breakfast. I got something even better when Bounty hosted a fun and tasty Finding Dory themed breakfast before the world premiere. Finding Dory paper towels and napkins made for a great start to breakfast, but then…

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