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My family has been so excited about Norm of the North since we first saw the Norm of the North trailer. We are not the only ones that are looking forward to seeing Norm of the North (in theaters starting January 15, 2016). This big-hearted, and talkative polar bear from the Arctic has been winning hearts all across the world. A little introduction to the movie might be in order. Norm of the North leaves the Arctic behind, along with his sidekicks, to venture to NYC. They are headed to the Big Apple. Norm is on a mission to prevent his beloved home from being overtaken by developers. What a huge challenge this lovable bear has gotten himself into but I’m happy to say he faces it like a boss. It’s not always easy to face challenges and I think he’s very brave to do so. Norm of the North encourages kids to face new challenges of their own.

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Alyssa and Abigail decided recently that they wanted to start taking gymnastic classes. It was a bit scary for them but we all encouraged them to try it. In the beginning they were shy about meeting complete strangers and being front and center with kids they didn’t know. Pretty soon, they quit being afraid of making mistakes or falling in front of everyone and they embraced this new challenge LIKE A BOSS! They’ve been moved up twice in the short time that they’ve been taking lessons and I’ve since bought them gymnastic equipment so they can practice at home. I am so proud of them for doing what they wanted to do even though it was something they had never done before. They now live and breathe gymnastics and I’m thrilled for them. The girls have moved beyond their comfort zone and I am sure that they are starting to realize that life’s greatest rewards often stem from taking chances. I’ve faced challenges myself that required me to move beyond my comfort zone and I bet you can think of some challenges yourself that you weren’t too sure about in the beginning.

Let’s shake things up just a bit. Gather the kids around and get out of those chairs…

We received some goodies from Lionsgate featuring Norm of the North which you can see below. The girls want to add to their memorabilia and I’m sure we will as we find more Norm of the North products.

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Facing Life’s Challenges Like a Boss, Norm of the North, Giveaway, #‎BreakTheNorm‬, ‪#‎IC‬, ad

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How would you like the opportunity to win 1 of 5 $100 Fandango Gift Cards so you can take your kids to see Norm of the North? If you live in the US and are 18+, feel free to enter the below giveaway.

Norm of the North Giveaway

*I-C will randomly select 5 winners from all program entries and will handle fulfillment of the winning prizes.

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41 Comments

  1. Peachy @ The Peach Kitchen

    January 22, 2016 at 11:15 pm

    Awesome Norm of the North Stuff! I can’t wait for it to be shown in here so my daughter and I can watch it.

  2. Coralie

    January 19, 2016 at 1:21 pm

    Norm of the North looks great! I love the underlying messages that are there and I know that my kids will be able to relate to them as well as be entertained. This is a great post! Thanks for sharing.

  3. Jasmine Watts

    January 18, 2016 at 6:54 am

    Such a good movie! I’m sure kids s will love this movie!

  4. mya.k

    January 17, 2016 at 7:24 pm

    It looks like a great movie and I want to see it so bad now.

  5. Janna

    January 17, 2016 at 3:52 am

    looks like an adorable film! love the merch too. :)

  6. Lisa Rios

    January 16, 2016 at 11:27 am

    Norm Of The North looks like a wonderful movie to watch & I think it is going to be so much fun & exciting to watch with the kids. The official trailer looks very interesting & giveaway sounds great as well.

  7. Dina Demarest

    January 16, 2016 at 1:43 am

    My daughter is so stoked for Norm of the North! This is an awesome giveaway and it’s perfect since we are getting ready to see the movie.

  8. Nancy @ Whispered Inspirations

    January 15, 2016 at 8:59 pm

    My kids would love this movie. I like the Bear to Be Different. Thanks for the giveaway!

  9. Agata

    January 15, 2016 at 6:34 pm

    Fab giveaway! I would love a pair of socks like this for myself :-)

  10. Virginia

    January 15, 2016 at 3:36 pm

    This looks like such an awesome movie! I think my daughter will love it! Awesome giveaway!

  11. MELISASource

    January 15, 2016 at 12:25 pm

    This is such a fun giveaway! Norm of the North looks like a cute movie, and I love the items here. Thank you! =D

  12. Jeanine

    January 15, 2016 at 10:13 am

    This movie looks SO good. I’m taking two of my boys, my 4 and 6 year old to see this on Monday. We all can’t wait. We’ve been watching the previews and it looks adorable!

  13. Tiffany

    January 15, 2016 at 9:44 am

    This seems like a really good movie for ALL children! The theater is so expensive, I don’t think we will see it until it comes to our local movie store, but I am DYING to see it!

  14. Nicole Escat

    January 15, 2016 at 9:01 am

    I like their merchandise, my son loves to watch it even if it’s a trailer of a movie. I think he couldn’t wait to see this cute movie.

  15. andrea

    January 15, 2016 at 8:32 am

    looked like a fun bunch of goodies you guys got! and the movie looks interesting too!

  16. Czjai

    January 15, 2016 at 6:07 am

    Oh wow! Another family movie that we can all look forward to this year!

  17. Rizza

    January 15, 2016 at 5:43 am

    I’d love to see this! It looks very fun to watch! …that’s the kid inside me talking. :)

  18. Clo Nevaeh

    January 15, 2016 at 5:18 am

    This looks like such a cute movie! Talk about a great giveaway too.

  19. Top5life

    January 15, 2016 at 2:08 am

    Life is full of challenges. And this makes life more exciting and worth living.

  20. Hannah

    January 15, 2016 at 1:23 am

    This looks like a really cute movie to go see with the kids. I also love the merch you got. I’d totally rock those socks!

  21. Elizabeth O.

    January 15, 2016 at 12:34 am

    I think kids will always be like that. Shy and quiet at first but they will eventually warm up. That’s a pretty cool package that you got!

  22. Jenn

    January 14, 2016 at 10:55 pm

    I can’t wait to see this movie. Looks like so much fun. I know my girls will enjoy it too.

  23. Nicole

    January 14, 2016 at 10:45 pm

    Those socks are adorable! We are hoping to take our daughter to go see Norm of The North when it comes out

  24. travel blogger

    January 14, 2016 at 8:37 pm

    I can’t wait to see this! It looks so cute and my son would love it!

  25. shalama

    January 14, 2016 at 8:15 pm

    I’m hoping my son will want to see it. He’s a little older but sometimes still goes for animated movies.

  26. Cindy (Prime Beauty)

    January 14, 2016 at 6:55 pm

    This looks like such a good movie! Great giveaway!

  27. Alli

    January 14, 2016 at 5:01 pm

    The next time the grandkids come over this is going to be our movie night out. I’m sure they will love it and I will, too. Looks so cute!

  28. Sharon Wong

    January 14, 2016 at 4:08 pm

    I’m looking forward to this movie too! It looks like a great film to watch with family. I am definitely going to watch this when it comes out. Thanks for sharing! :)

  29. Liz Mays

    January 14, 2016 at 4:00 pm

    The Norm of the North trailer was super cute. I bet the kids will be super excited to see Norm on the big screen.

  30. deanna

    January 14, 2016 at 3:11 pm

    This movie looks so cute. i love it when new kids movies come out, it seems like there are less then there used to be. I can’t wait to take my daughter!

  31. Jeanette

    January 14, 2016 at 3:01 pm

    I have just heard of this movie yesterday but do not know what exactly it was! Thank you for sharing what this movie is about I cannot wait to take my son to it.

  32. Cara (@StylishGeek)

    January 14, 2016 at 2:50 pm

    This looks like a wonderful anime film that my family and I will enjoy! Love the concept of a polar bear in NYC! That is just so cool! Look forward to watching it!

  33. Erica Brooks

    January 14, 2016 at 1:43 pm

    This is the first I’m hearing about Norm of the North. My kids love polar bears so I know they’ll want to see this.

  34. Jenn @ EngineerMommy

    January 14, 2016 at 12:52 pm

    This sounds like such a great movie. That bear is so cute! I think my daughters would love to watch this. Maybe I’ll add it to my list of movies to watch!!

  35. Heather | s-G

    January 14, 2016 at 12:22 pm

    The kids and I are really looking forward to seeing Nor of the orth, it looks so cute! What a great contest, thanks for the chance. :)

  36. Carol Cassara

    January 14, 2016 at 12:20 pm

    What an interesting plot for young ones as well as adults! Sounds delightful

  37. Anosa

    January 14, 2016 at 12:14 pm

    I am loving everything I am hearing about norm of north and can not wait to watch it. Some challenges are scary but with a little courage we can overcome them. Awesome giveaway

  38. Sohair

    January 14, 2016 at 11:50 am

    I Love anything bears and this looks like I’m gonna enjoy it with the little ones

  39. Trish

    January 14, 2016 at 11:26 am

    This looks like a super cute movie! I enjoyed your post.

  40. aaronica @ the crunchy mommy

    January 14, 2016 at 11:04 am

    i cannot wait to take my mini to see this!!!

  41. Carmen Perez (listen2mama)

    January 14, 2016 at 9:46 am

    This looks like such a cute movie! I can’t wait to take my family to see this.

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