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What’s The Longest You’ve Ever Grounded Your Kid?

Today the longest sentence I have ever commuted as a parent ends. Zacharie has been grounded for 3 months, but today he’s free. I don’t even remember what it was that Zacharie did at the…

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TELUS On Demand Movies For A Mom and Dad Movie Night

Here are some great options from TELUS On Demand to settle in and watch the movie YOU want to watch. Enough of the superhero stuff, it’s time for a Mom and Dad Movie Night.

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“I’m A Ninja Assassin, And Charlie Is An American Cop”

My sons are barreling down a creativity rathole and it’s awesome to watch. They’re inspired to write and produce a buddy cop movie that needs a Hollywood budget.

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Celebrate The End Of Summer With A Backyard Movie Party

Here are some great movies and the gear you’ll need to hold a backyard drive-in movie party to celebrate the end of summer with your kids.

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On Finally Appreciating The Real Magic Of Harry Potter 20 Years Later

My son has been burning through Harry Potter this spring and then reaping his rewards: the movies on TELUS Optik OnDemand.

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19 Shows To Celebrate #Canada150 On Netflix

Canada is well represented across the Netflix roster. From truly Canadian stories to programs set here to show off our landscape, here’s how to celebrate #Canada150 on Netflix.

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See It Or Skip It? Disneynature’s Born In China

Disneynature’s Born in China gives a soft touch to the story of 3 families of animals from China. Part propaganda, all lightweight Disney fare, this doc comes up short compared to others in the genre.

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A Balloon For Ben Helps To See The Big Picture

Cineplex is back with another beautiful short film this season and with it comes .. a bit of a guilt trip for parents.  For me, it’s the kind of guilt trip I get when Cat’s In…

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Finding Laughter And Learning In Finding Dory

We’ve stopped going to movie theatres as a family. The boys are the ones who want to watch the latest animated Moana / Trolls / Storks thing, my wife and I would rather be at the…

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It Took Me 29 Years To Watch The Princess Bride? Inconceivable!

Some thoughts and notes upon discovering The Princess Bride on Netflix 29 years after it was released.

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Netflix Hates Cargo Shorts?

Netflix has released a fun trailer blasting cargo shorts. I don’t get it. Cargo shorts are awesome. I love my cargo shorts. Do you?

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Still A Boy, Not Yet A Man

The time has come for Zacharie to get braces. it’s a big growing up milestone, but inside I know he’s still a little boy.

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See It Or Skip It: The Angry Birds Movie

Here’s a quick review of the Angry Birds Movie and whether or not you should see it or skip it with your kids.

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Mommy And Daddy Are Dying

I feel like I’m dying. The penicillin hasn’t kicked in yet and I still have a fever and aches, and I just gave my son nightmares. What a night.

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Are You Tony Stank?

Should you see it or skip it? Here’s a look at my experience watching Civil War with my soon-to-be 9 year old son.

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Pee Wee’s Big Holiday And A Date Night With My Son

Pee Wee Herman is back and leaving Fairville for the first time. Charlie and I had a fun and silly date night watching this new Netflix offering.

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