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We welcome our own expert in children’s fiction, 5 Minutes for Books managing editor Jennifer Donovan to share some of her favorite books for middle school boys. I firmly believe that there are books that […]

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When selecting books for the toddlers in my care, I try to find books with easy-to-follow story lines, attractive and inviting illustrations, and concepts with which the kids can relate or that I know will […]


No Back to School for BC Students

For the month of August, here at we’ve been excited about Back-to-School. We’ve hosted Back-to-School giveaways, blog post roundups, photo shoots and a shopping guide. We’ve been sharing the excitement of kids throughout North […]


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5 Minutes for Mom contributor Marya Mesa is here with a sponsored post from Saban to share some exciting Power Rangers news including how your child can receive a customized letter. All opinions are her […]



5 Minutes for Mom contributor Jennifer D. is here to share about her experience with Yomega prodcuts. This is a sponsored post, but all opinions are her own. My son has gone through phases where […]


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This is part of a sponsored campaign from DreamWorks Press. In addition to other compensation, writer received a promotional code to aid in her evaluation of this product. My 10-year-old son actually loves to read, […]



This post is written by Janice Croze, co-founder of 5 Minutes for Mom. Please note that I was given a Target Gift Card to facilitate this review/giveaway post. But, gosh darn it, if you know […]


Summer Activities Link Up

Let’s talk Summer Fun… Have you blogged about any fun summer activities for kids? We want to see and share your creative ideas. We’re looking for fabulous posts to share on our social channels and […]

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Sparkle Screen - Sunscreen for Kids Giveaway

We’re thrilled to announce a fabulous Twitter Party celebrating fun in the sun with our kids! The event is sponsored by a mom-owned business called GlitterTots run by two Fort Lauderdale moms with a brilliant […]


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Susan here with Tip #2 in the Merry Maids “Summer Mom-Cation” program. This post series is sponsored, but as always, my opinions are my own. Summer is rolling along and with an extra hot heat […]