Parenting

Summer Messes

Susan here with a fun idea to help you take a moment for yourself this summer. I’m participating in the Merry Maids “Summer Mom-Cation” program. This post series is sponsored, but as always, my opinions […]

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Painting with Preschool Children

Preschoolers love to get messy and explore, to be creative and express their imaginations. Paint is the perfect medium for various projects and learning activities for kids ages 3 to 5. 10 Fun Ideas for […]

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Lithium Coin Battery Safety

Susan here to share an important safety reminder for parents and anyone looking after small children. This post is sponsored by Duracell. When we were asked by Duracell to share this information, I was surprised […]

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This post is written and photographed by Janice Croze, co-founder of 5 Minutes for Mom, and is sponsored by the fabulous folks at Minted. Learning to write well and communicate effectively is critical for our […]

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Levana Keera Monitor

Susan here with a giveaway for the baby monitor I wish existed when my girls were babies! This post is sponsored, but as always, my opinions are my own. Whether you co-sleep or your baby […]

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Keep Kids Secure Online and at School

I’m a member of Master Lock’s Live Secure Safety Squad and have been compensated for my time in writing this post. To keep our kids safe in this digital age, we need to teach them […]

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PLEEEAAASSSE Mom — we will do ANYTHING!!! I would do almost anything for my kids — and they know it. This past weekend, we met some puppies at the park that were so adorable, my […]

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When I snapped the “angry cupcake girl” photo during a photo shoot last fall, I couldn’t stop laughing. I quickly showed her mom the back of my camera and she squealed with laughter too. “That […]

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Jenny, 5 Minutes for Mom contributor, shares a look into a new book titled, “Eat, Sleep, Poop: A Common Sense Guide to Your Baby’s First Year”. We were compensated to write this post, however all […]

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It was a cranky day. The kind that starts late Sunday night and lasts until bedtime Monday. She didn’t want to wake up, she didn’t want to get up. She fussed at dinner, she fussed […]

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