There’s a new streaming platform — and it’s a great option for families

America’s newest streaming service has hardly any movies and just as few scripted series, yet it’s one of the best options for families yet. Discovery Plus, which launched Jan. 4,...

Pixar’s ‘Soul’ has multiple great messages about life

The phrase “family-friendly” -- as every parent knows -- is subjective. The film your neighbor says is fine for the children might not be so family-friendly in your home.

Actress Miya Horcher Leads With Love

Lead with love. A sweet and simple phrase—but not so easy to live out—particularly in high school. Actress Miya Horcher would know. She plays the bullied and unpopular student, Cassandra...

What Did Mary Know?

This article was originally published in 2018. The Christmas season has officially started. And no, I’m not referring to Black Friday. That’s a day set aside by retailers as a real-life...

‘Jingle Jangle’ is Netflix’s best family-friendly movie yet

Remember the days of live-action family-friendly musicals -- when classics like Mary Poppins, The Sound of Music and Chitty Chitty Bang Bang dominated the big screen? Thankfully, such films are...

Hallmark-like ‘Farmer and the Belle’ leads family-friendly spotlight

Her name is Belle, and she is one of the world's most popular models, having graced billboards, magazine covers and TV ads. Lately, though, her work has been slow. It...

‘Switched’ Movie Review And Interview With Writer/Producer, Alexandra Boylan

SoCal Voice had the pleasure of interviewing Alexandra Boylan, an award-winning filmmaker, and the writer, and producer of Switched.

Andrea Bocelli Unveils New Album ‘Believe’

World renowned opera singer Andrea Bocelli announced that he will release a new album based on faith, hope and love.

Netflix’s ‘The Social Dilemma’ will make you want to smash your smartphone

You may not smash your smartphone after watching Netflix’s newest hit documentary, but if you do, I won’t blame you. Titled The Social Dilemma (PG-13), it interviews former Silicon Valley...

ClearPlay’s new filtering service makes any Netflix movie family-friendly

For fans of family-friendly movies, this summer included some bad news and some great news, all in the span of a few days. First, the bad news: Vudu’s streaming service,...

Business

4word Hosts Tenth Anniversary Celebration Online – Gala for the Girls

The 4word 2021 Virtual Gala: An Evening with Mary Lou Retton, will be a victorious evening of inspiration, camaraderie, faith, and unapologetic ambition held on February 27, 2021

Chick-fil-A Founder’s Daughter Reveals Mom as ‘Backbone’ of Family Dynasty

“We have never separated business from good biblical principles and practices which we believe have contributed to the success of the business,” White said.

Christians, Work, and Bad Behavior

As a 34-year employee of the Federal government, including 20 years as a manager, I saw all kinds of behavior: professional, unprofessional, and downright...

Education

Homeschooling for the Non-homeschool Family

It’s definitely business as usual within our home. We homeschool, which means I have all the sharpened pencils, paper, and saved curriculum just waiting to be printed out! Not much has changed since COVID-19 reared its ugly head into our day-to-day lives. While our life...