Author Archives: Reena

About Reena

I'm a stay-at-home/sometimes working mom who has lots of opinions on Entertainment, Books, Parenting and Life in general! My thoughts stem from my experiences as a former career professional, mom, wife, and as a wacky, wonderful, woman! Friends have told me for years to share my thoughts publicly about the latest movies and TV shows so I finally am but I have lots of other thoughts to share so now I ramble here...

The Things I No Longer Enjoy From My Twenties

It’s funny how our definition of fun changes over the years.  I was recently thinking about all the things that I did in my twenties and how many of them are no longer appealing.  Some may say that I’ve gotten … Continue reading

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Parenting is an Exercise in Loving and Letting Go

One of the hardest things about parenting, in my opinion, is being able to constantly love your kids and then let them go.  I don’t just mean letting them go when they are grown up and move out.  I’m referring … Continue reading

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The Imitation Game- A Mom Review

The Imitation Game is a brilliant movie based on the real life of Alan Turing, who is the pioneer of modern-day computing.  Benedict Cumberbatch is one of the many amazing actors who bring this story to life.  He plays Turing, who … Continue reading

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The Hobbit- The Battle of the Five Armies, A Mom Review

This weekend we watched The Hobbit- The Battle of the Five Armies in 3D.  It was quite a spectacle.  As the title suggests, the movie is basically a battle.  There is not too much else going on but it does … Continue reading

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The Theory of Everything- Mom Review

The movie, The Theory of Everything, leaves you quite in awe of Stephen Hawking if you weren’t already.  It is a story about his struggles with his career interests and his struggles with his disease and how the illness pushes … Continue reading

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Loss and Understanding

Today I woke up to learn that a neighbor of our’s died of cancer.  Her kids are in 4th and 7th grade and her son is very close to my boys.  I’ve been so sad because they are a very … Continue reading

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Big Hero 6 – Mommy Review

This past weekend our family enjoyed watching Disney’s Big Hero 6.  It’s an action-packed, animated film based on a lesser-known superhero comic.  It is the story of Hiro, a 14-year-old boy of exceptional intelligence and how the events in his life … Continue reading

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Interstellar- A Mommy Review

As a big fan of Christopher Nolan’s movies, I made sure to go see Interstellar this past weekend and I was not disappointed.  We watched it in IMAX which made it even more visually spectacular..  I thought Matthew McConaughey did a great … Continue reading

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Tween Parenting

Every stage of child rearing has its own unique challenges.  I sometimes learn that the hard way.  I’m glad I no longer have to change diapers, carry around a diaper bag and stroller or pull them in and out of … Continue reading

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Trick or Treating

In a few days, it will be Halloween and all the fun and madness that goes with it.  In our town, and most, the celebrations started weeks ago with Halloween nights and parties at the schools and events at the … Continue reading

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