Children’s Books

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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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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, […]


Top 4 Chapter Book Series for Girls

Julia and Sophia love books with strong leading characters who are girls. These are their favorite chapter book series… Note: This post contains Amazon affiliate links. #1 – Junie B. Jones My girls screamed laughing […]



It’s an inevitable rite of parenthood– answering the age-old question, “Where do babies come from?” Accomplished author/illustrator Sophie Blackall tackles this question in a beautifully rendered new picture book, The Baby Tree. Now, let me tell […]



Does a feather remember it once was a bird? Does a book remember it once was a word? I’m fascinated about how short a child’s memory can be. My son is 9 1/2. While he […]


What is your favorite Dr. Seuss Quote?


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Children are born musicians. They naturally want to create sounds and rhythm and they will instinctively bounce to a beat or calm to a soothing lullaby. Our role as parents is to nurture their gifts […]


A little red balloon sits on a toy store shelf in his box wanting desperately to be filled with helium so that he can be a big balloon, fly, make friends and see the world. […]


My kids grew up reading Horrid Henry books. Those and Junie B Jones were some of our favorite reading books growing up. We would visit the library, pretty much bring home every book we could […]

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Miracles happen all around us and sometimes we get to be part of one. My path through life this far has twisted and turned and sent me climbing and falling. I never could have planned […]