Friends: Older Child, Princess

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The Princess and the Frog and My 5 Year Old

I was hoping to take my daughter to see "The Princess and the Frog" for her 5th birthday next week. Has anyone seen it? It seems as if it may be too scary for a 5 year old. My daughter loves anything princess, she also enjoys cooking, so I think the movie would be something she would really like. However, the voodoo magic sequences seem as if the could be scary depending on their intensity. My daughter has seen Up, the Tale of Desperoux, Ice Age 3 and Night at the Museum in the theater. I would like to hear from any moms who have taken...

Birthday Parties

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Critical Mils and Birthday Parties

My daughter's 4th birthday party was this weekend and I tried really hard to make it special. I invited family and a few of her friends from the neighborhood that she loves. It was from 2pm-4pm and I made a three-tiered princess castle cake from scratch and served it with ice cream and sparkling grape juice. I always have anxiety leading up to my children's parties because my MIL is so judgemental and usually manages to make it known that I didn't do something right. This year was no different and she claimed that no one would pass her the...

Sleep overs

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Sleepover Movie for 9 Year Olds

Hey All, That about says it all! We're pondering the option of a sleepover b'day party with pizza and a movie for our soon-to-be-nine-year-old daughter. What would be good? I'm so ancient, I'm trying to remember the old 80s movies we watched like Pretty in Pink and Ghostbusters and Grease and Clueless, but really I can't remember if they are even appropriate or interesting for this age! Any thoughts?? My kiddo is pretty sensitive to sad stuff (she cried during a little Tinkerbell movie), but she's seen a couple of Harry Potter...