Miss Lori says Disney’s Wreck It Ralph movie won’t wreck your day


I had a date tonight, with my 9 year old daughter. She and I headed to our neighborhood movie theatre, the beautiful Showplace Icon Theatre complex, to see the brand new Disney film, Wreck It Ralph. Now I have never been a video game aficionado, nor am I a huge animation fan, but I love anything that makes my daughter smile, so I was all in. [Read more…]

Miss Lori lists her ten favorite coming of age family movies

I don’t know about you but finding movies that work with me as a parent instead of against me became an even bigger chore when my children passed the age of 7. It’s like the available entertainment went from primary to high school in the blink of an eye. Now on my third child entering the no man’s land that is known as “tweenagedom”, (as in “in between” World’s), I have amassed a library that I consider a parenting partner instead of an enemy of state. Below is a list of  my top 10 favorite live action movies that fall under my parenting partner category of “brownies with wheat germ”. They are entertaining, but they are also fortified with good life lessons that will nourish your child’s soul. (In my humble opinion.)

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Miss Lori is traveling in style with the #SoFabColor bloggers of week 6

One of the benefits of being a professional social media influencer is the travel. Working in social media these past couple of years I have had the opportunity to travel to many amazing places, but my favorite so far has been Disney. At the Disney Social Media Moms Conference the week 4 #SoFabColor bloggers and I all got to try our hand at travel blogging, but there are a number of women of color out there who do it regularly, and with flair. They are my #SoFabColor Bloggers for week 6: [Read more…]

Miss Lori looks back at her year of mothering

Visions of motherhood dancing in my head… or actually my phone.

Last Mother’s Day I spent the day at my son’s basketball tournament. [Read more…]

Miss Lori is feeling big love from a small act of kindness

When talking about improving mental health I have often made suggestions about things you can do directly for yourself, like sleep, goto a spa, or even sing. But something that should never be overlooked is the act of doing for others, and the positive return that it can yield both for you and the receiver of your generosity. Small acts of kindness have a big impact. [Read more…]