How the Arrival Movie got Parenting Right

How the Arrival Movie got Parenting Right By Alexis Marie Chute The Arrival movie was nominated for eight Academy Awards at last night’s Oscar’s celebration. It brought home the win for Best Sound Editing, which makes sense being a film about language and communication – not to mention Aliens. However, it wasn’t the film’s impressive cinematography or audio that captured my attention. As a parent – and a bereaved mom – I was captivated for a different reason. I have three living children ranging from seven-years-old to one. My second born, Zachary, who would have been six, died in...

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DreamWorks Trolls Provides Joyful Entertainment

By: Momma Braga Twitter: @melmbraga Facebook: Instagram: @mommabraga Blog: Originally Posted Here “I think everyone deserves happiness.” – Poppy *This review is not a sponsored or endorsed in any way. Momma Braga was not compensated for this post. Since we have had some pleasant movie experiences recently with my two year old, Nikki, I thought we should see one more on our list this year. So off we went to see the new DreamWorks Animation’s Trolls. Trolls is an adorable comedy about the search for happiness, and just how far some will go to get it. You...

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Disney’s Moana Making Waves on the Big Screen

Originally Posted Here “Sometimes our strengths lie beneath the surface. Far beneath.” – Moana *This review is not a sponsored or endorsed in any way. Momma Braga was not compensated for this post. Recently my two year old, Nikki and I had a mommy and daughter movie day and we went to see the new Walt Disney Animation, Moana. This is not our first time at the movie theatre so Nikki had a good handle of the concept of watching a movie outside of our living room. Since Nikki is a toddler, it can be difficult for her to...

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The Stinky Dirty Show

Stinky and Dirty are two best friends who get into some pretty quirky adventures that your children will love! Stinky is a garbage truck and his trusty best friend, Dirty is a backhoe loader. Together in a brand new series based off of the “I Stink” book series, these two friends embark on many challenges and adventures, while teaching your children lessons on teamwork, trust and manners. This series is not only fun for kids, but adults will get a kick out of the celebrities voice guests such as Whoopi Goldberg, Jane Lynch, Andy Richter, Joan Cusack and Wallace...

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What Happens When Your Family Video Goes Viral!

When you capture that perfect moment with your little one on video, it is not only something to watch with family and friends, it is a keepsake. Sometimes, parents choose to share these special moments online. Writer Melanie Braga from Momma Braga did just that. After watching her adorable then one year old daughter Nikki react to WWE wrestler Colin Cassady’s (AKA: Big Cass)  and Enzo Amore’s entrance before a match, she decided to share it online.     Little did she know, the video went viral very quickly! It is no secret that  the WWE Universe are the...

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