Why we are waiting to show our kids the Marvel movies

Why we are waiting to show our kids the Marvel movies

I have lost count of the number of times I have watched most of the films in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU). We have done complete marathons twice - once for Avengers: Infinity War and once for Avengers: Endgame. We went to a 2:00 am showing of Endgame because we didn’t want to risk getting spoiled as more and more people flocked to the theater.

All this to say - we love these movies. But our kids have never seen one.

Fair warning: This is our family’s choice. Ahead are the reasons we have decided to wait. If you and your family chooses a different path, kudos to you. I’m not judging you or talking about you behind your back. I’m simply sharing the journey we have gone on to make our decisions and what we feel is the best choice for the kids we have at this point in time.

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My Favorite Movies to Watch Over and Over... (and over and over)

My Favorite Movies to Watch Over and Over... (and over and over)

Are you someone that can watch a movie more than once? Micah is NOT. There are a select few movies that he doesn't mind watching again (Star Wars, for instance) but overall, once and he's good. 

Myself? I can watch certain movies multiple times and not get sick of them. And not just once or twice but sometimes dozens of times depending on the movie. 

Confession time: I saw Titanic SEVEN times in the theater when it came out. Yes, seven. Micah loves to tease me about that whenever he gets the chance. I was twelve or thirteen and thought Leo was just beautiful, what can I say. Twenty one hours of my life in the span of a couple months dedicated to uncomfortable theater chairs showed my dedication to that movie... yeah, the movie. Ha! 

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101 Things I Love

101 Things I Love

I love getting to know the bloggers I follow just a little better because it helps me relate on a more personal level with them. Hearing about their days, their joys, their struggles... it really helps build a community. So with that I thought a list of 101 things I love would be a great way to give all of you a little window into me. And since my blog is all about finding joy this is just a list full of things that almost always bring me joy!

Fair warning: This is kind of a brain dump post. As in anything and everything that I love could pop into my head at any moment and get added to the list. No specific order. Welcome to the insanity that is my mind. 

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  1. Jesus (bet you didn't see that one coming!)
  2. My Micah-pants (or that one)
  3. My kiddos (I know this one is a total surprise too!)

    Okay, okay, you want to read about loves that you may not know... on to the rest of the list!
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