kids books

5 Tips to Hook a Reluctant Reader

5 Minutes for Books reviewer and mom of two boys Nancy shares some of the ways that she overcame her son’s picky reading habits. My sixth grade son doesn’t quite fit the definition of a […]


Captain No Beard Books 310

In this Back to School Giveaway, 5 Minutes for Mom contributor, Jenny Nanninga, shares a look into a series of stories to spark your children’s imagination. This post is sponsored, but as always the opinions […]


Two Homes for Daniel

  Faydra, This is such a great book idea for children. What inspired you to write for children of divorce? Faydra: Thank you. I am very excited about Two Homes for Daniel. and sharing about how […]


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. […]


When my kids were little, I loved getting new books from the book fair and sitting on the couch for hours snuggling and reading. The kids were relentless in bringing me book after book to […]


I have a sweet little newborn cousin that I probably will not get to meet for quite some time. She lives thousands of miles away and it does not look like I am going to […]


These days it seems to be all about online games for kids. I know I am sometimes guilty of that myself. My soon to be 6 year old is in love with the laptop my […]


Richard Scarry's Busytown Town Hall Deluxe Set

Trends come and go, and as a child of the 80s, I’m frequently finding that many of the characters, toys, and shows that I enjoyed as a child are coming back now, just in time […]


Cool enough for six-year-old Jackson and cute enough for three-year-old Julia, Wow Wow Wubbzy from Nick Jr. is a hit with our kids! But it takes more than colorful characters to win me over — […]

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