Parenting

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Kids need a lot of affirmation. They face many challenges as they grow and the encouragement of parents and teachers is a necessary part of their development. That’s where Affies for Kids come in. Their […]

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Genny is a mom, author, speaker and coffee lover. Stop by her blog and share a cup! Who knew that being a mom could be such a balancing act? Especially this time of year–when we’re […]

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Genny is a mom, author, speaker and coffee lover. Stop by her blog and share a cup! I’m sitting here as I write this, thinking of you on the other end of the screen. You, […]

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Join this important Twitter Party brought to you by the OTC Literacy Program from Scholastic. If you’re a parent of tweens or teens, or you know someone who is, please join this critical discussion to […]

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12 Tips for Taking Photos of Kids

I recently posted about the drama that unfolded behind the scenes of our most recent family photo shoot.  I asked some photographer friends what I could have done to make it less of a disaster as […]

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curing car ride blues

Hi, it’s Emily, a member of the 5 Minutes for Mom social media training program. I want to tell you how I made my car a pleasant place to be. Do your kids make too much […]

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Facts of Life with Little Girls

Susan shares how her daughters have completely changed her idea of a “clean” house. We all know life with little kids gets messy, but I’m always shocked by how much mess two sweet girls can […]

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5M4M contributor Geri Chase shares her thoughts about the Piena Tender Touch Baby Formula Maker campaign with Indiegogo.  Although she was compensated for writing this post, her opinions are her own.   My first son, […]

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3 activities to help kids be more active

We all know the obesity and overweight statistics in America today. I’m sure many of us have already spent a lot of time and effort changing our children’s diet and encouraging them to play soccer […]

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Owlet Vitals Monitor

5 Minutes for Mom contributor Geri Chase shares her thoughts about the Owlet Vitals Monitor.  She was compensated for writing this post and sharing her honest opinion.  Any mother knows the worry that comes with […]

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