The Movie Frozen – Feeling Different and Letting It Go

The Movie Frozen – Feeling Different and Letting It Go

Media today confirms that the time has come to better address the emotional needs of kids struggling with physical illness: take the character Elsa in Disney’s ubiquitous animation, the movie  Frozen if ever there was a poster child for letting go of your feelings...
Disney Pixar’s “Inside Out” a must-watch

Disney Pixar’s “Inside Out” a must-watch

Pixar a major film company made a movie that can truly help us psychologically.  Pixar seems to have done just that with the release of Inside Out. Even though edutainment is considered somewhat taboo in the film industry, Pixar has managed to turn a pedagogic lesson...
50/50 – Shadow Movie of the Month

50/50 – Shadow Movie of the Month

50/50 is a movie with a comedic spin on the topic of cancer, while still keeping the very real challenges in place. A story about cancer coming into the life of someone under 30. We love this movie, because September is childhood cancer month and families can talk...
If I Stay Movie.

If I Stay Movie.

If I Stay movie is our Shadow movie of the month. It is a great story that teaches us to focus on the loves we have, and the importance of pursuing our passions. Did you know that August is Happiness Month? Here is my favorite quote from the movie “You are...
Dog Days

Dog Days

Dog Days is a comedy drama around community. This beautiful doggy comedy’sconcept and message are full of paws abilities. We love this movie because it opens up conversations like the various ways’ teamwork is demonstrated in the movie. Do you...
Love Simon

Love Simon

In honor of pride-month, our shadow-movie of this month is Love Simon. Because everyone deserves a great love story. This beautiful love story has great life lessons. Families can talk about how Love, Simon depicts teens. Are the characters and their decisions...