Tag Archives: family entertainment

Kid tech gets the Girl!

I’ve been known to blast Facebook and any texting device as time stealers and social skill eroders in the hands of kids.  My primary rationale is because “Mama Says So”.  But I may have to eat my words this time. This video was taken as my son asked his girlfriend to Prom.  I can’t explain why, but […]

Happy 4th of July – Pure Suburban Amerciana

Its the picture perfect July 4th in the suburb of Arlington Heights.  The whole town shows up – half of us are marching in the parade, the other half are sitting on the sidewalks and curbs cheering them on.  There are babies in strollers, dogs on leashes, tired parents with coffees in hand, kids with […]

Boy Movie Bonanza? Moms Just Aren’t Buying It!

The toy world was poised for the blockbuster Spring and Summer for boys toys.  Come on, with Thor, Pirates of the Caribbean 4, Green Lantern, Pixar’s Cars 2, Transformers 3, and Captain America, the deck was stacked for success – right?  So where are those headlines of record sales?  As it turns out, neither the […]

Easter Eggs Forever

     I thought we may have passed the stage where coloring Easter Eggs was a “Must Do”.   But I thought wrong!  The kids freaked at the suggestion of skipping the whole stinky mess.  So we trooped out, bought the eggs and the Paas dye, and went to town.  It was a classic afternoon, and […]

O-H-I-O Go Bucks!

 To stay true to the Mama Says So mission, I’ll couch this post as a commentary on the Ohio State Buckeye brand.  How about those Buckeyes?  For those of you under a rock, they beat Arkansas in the Sugar Bowl and finally took down an SEC rival.  The Buckeye Brand is a favorite in my […]

Mama Says So Runs With Santa(s)

This is Mama Says So’s  favorite way to kick off the holiday season – the Santa 5K where everyone wears the Santa Suit that is issued in the race pack.  Nothing is jollier than running through the picture perfect snow fall with 1200 Santas.  My family has been doing this with 2 other families for […]