2 Newly Released Thrillers to Freak Out Moms Everywhere

“The Snowy Day” at Philadelphia Zoo’s New WINTER Exhibit

Snowy Day at the Philadelphia Zoo

There is not a single person I know who is surprised when I want to visit the Philadelphia Zoo. Not only is it my favorite place in the city, but it’s also my former place of employment. Maybe that makes me a little biased, but based on the sheer number of my friends that have a membership, I know I’m not alone in my love for this historic attraction. And with the Philadelphia Zoo’s new Winter exhibit, I bet YOU will be planning a visit soon too. Continue reading ““The Snowy Day” at Philadelphia Zoo’s New WINTER Exhibit”

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2 Newly Released Thrillers to Freak Out Moms Everywhere

The Dark Side of 13 Reasons Why: Is Teen Suicide Glamorized?

Should you ban your kids from reading and watching 13 Reasons Why?

Netflix has already renewed 13 Reasons Why, a novel by Jay Asher for a second season. The controversial show started with critical acclaim. However, there is a dark side of 13 Reasons Why. It depicts teen suicide in such a way that many adults are left wondering if it glamorized teen suicide. Continue reading “The Dark Side of 13 Reasons Why: Is Teen Suicide Glamorized?”

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2 Newly Released Thrillers to Freak Out Moms Everywhere

Never Have I Ever Read… The Hunger Games Trilogy

“I Volunteer as Tribute” – Suzanne Collins, The Hunger Games

I finally read the Hunger Games Trilogy. Was it worth the hype?

I have never, ever read The Hunger Games.  Truthfully, it did not appeal to me. Dystopian worlds are just not my thing (usually) and I couldn’t picture myself reading about 12-18 year olds running around trying to kill each other. Jackie, however,  devoured The Hunger Games Trilogy. When she found out that I hadn’t read them, she was appalled. Continue reading “Never Have I Ever Read… The Hunger Games Trilogy”

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