Arts & Entertainment

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Jennifer Donovan, 5 Minutes for Mom contributor, shares a parent’s perspective on the new Marvel movie Guardians of the Galaxy. She received complimentary tickets to an early screening of the movie. I have been hearing […]

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Disney's Big Hero 6 Characters

The next Disney Animated movie release will be BIG HERO 6 which is inspired by the Marvel comic of the same name. “Big Hero 6” is directed by Don Hall (“Winnie the Pooh”) and Chris […]

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The Mark of the Midnight Manzanilla sounds like a campy fiction novel. It is, however, the 12th book by Lauren Willig in the Pink Carnation series (with the next to be the last as it […]

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Given the chance to start over, would humanity actually change or would our societies still be plagued by the same problems we face now–corruption, exploitation, violence, poverty and disease? Author Erika Johansen imagines a world […]

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At Disney Planes Fire and Rescue

Susan here… I’m thrilled to share with you a look into the new movie Disney’s PLANES FIRE AND RESCUE and offer you a set of free printable kids activity sheets. For disclosure, my family was […]

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Jenny, 5 Minutes for Mom contributor, shares a look into Peter Carnegie’s children’s books. This giveaway post is sponsored, but all opinions remain those of the writer. Books are my daughter’s love language.  In fact, […]

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The story of Elizabeth Bennet and Mr. Darcy is timeless for a reason. Whether Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice novel or the delightful miniseries featuring Colin Firth are favorites of yours, or perhaps a more […]

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Summer Reading Featured

This post is part of a sponsored campaign with Scholastic.  We were compensated for this post, and writer Jennifer D. received promotional materials from EVEREADY® and Scholastic for her party. Her children and their friends were […]

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Were you a child of the 80s?  Did you love Choose Your Own Adventure books?  I know I sure did, and when my fifth grader mentioned he had read one at school and really liked it, […]

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Disclosure: This is a sponsored post for Heather Gudenkauf’s novel Little Mercies, which released June 24, 2014. I read for a lot of reasons. Entertainment is one, of course. I also read for education, be […]

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