Book and Movie Reviews

Doing Something for Myself (“Wild” Review)

December 11, 2014
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I have a confession to make…. I don’t always follow my own advice- the “words of wisdom” that I lay out here on the blog and in other places where I write online. Several times over the last few weeks I have urged others to make sure that they make some time for themselves during […]

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Momof6 Book Review: “I Promise Not to Suffer”

August 22, 2013
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It’s been a little while since I’ve done a book review here on Momof6, and with the busy summer that we had- I didn’t really get a chance to do too much reading. One of the books that I read and loved last year was “Wild: from Lost to Found on the Pacific Coast Trail” […]

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Kids Summer Movies Preview {2013}

May 24, 2013
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Here it is…. the blog post that my kids want to read the most each season….. it’s the kids movie previews for Summer 2013! Which movie are you most looking forward to seeing with your family this summer? Iron Man 3 Probably more appropriate for older tweens and teens. In theatres now. Rating: PG-13 for […]

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Have You Ever Felt Like You Needed to Get Your “Groove Back?”

May 10, 2013
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Motherhood- she hits hard. It’s not just the weight gain, the toll of endless sleepless nights, the fact that you crave sugar all day long to stave off the total exhaustion…. It’s not just that you feel so worn out and not-like-the-old-you all of the time. It’s also that you’ve lost your cool. You know… […]

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Do you Want To “Shred” With Me?

March 29, 2013
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Every six months or so, a new diet book is released that captures my attention. Feeling frustrated my inability to drop “those nagging 10 pounds” and my general lack of motivation to really do something about it, I quickly buy the book, looking for a magical answer to my problem. So…. here we are again. It’s been […]

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Whatcha Reading?

March 25, 2013
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I haven’t shared any book reviews here on Momof6 in a while… but there are a few books that I’ve read in 2013 that I thought were great… Hemingway’s Girl by Erika Robuck I can’t even tell you how much I loved this book- truly the best book that I have read in a long […]

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Spring Movies for Kids {2013}!

February 14, 2013
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It’s not like my kids ever read this blog… except when I tell them that I have just posted my latest movie preview post! So kids… this one’s for you… a preview of all of the cool movies that will be coming out in theaters during the Spring season! I can’t wait to see some […]

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Will You Read “Far From The Tree”?

January 12, 2013
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Last month I had the chance to read several reviews of Andrew Solomon’s book “Far From The Tree: Parents, Children, and The Search for Identity”, and the subject so intrigued me that I was willing to disregard the hefty length of the book- 702 pages. And while I still haven’t tackled the entire book, but […]

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Review: Who Peed on My Yoga Mat

November 23, 2012
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When I heard that my friend Lela Davidson was writing another book- I immediately began badgering her for a review copy…. I loved her first book “Blacklisted from the PTA“, the pieces that she writes for TodayMoms crack me up, so I couldn’t wait to read her latest essays on the trials and tribulations of […]

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Holiday Movies for Kids

November 21, 2012
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The upcoming Thanksgiving weekend as well as the December holidays are the perfect time to head out to the theatres as a family and enjoy a movie! Here’s what we are looking forward to seeing at the Rowley house….. Lincoln Normally I do not include PG-13 movies in my “movies for kids” round-ups, but personally […]

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