Holiday Gift Guide For Tweens & Teens

Anna here again with some great gift ideas that our team here at 5 Minutes for Mom has put together to help you with your holiday shopping. Some of the suggestions are from our sponsors, […]



Jenny Nanniga, 5 Minutes for Mom contributing writer, is here to introduce a new technology to help keep your family safe. This post is sponsored and she was compensated for her time, but all opinions […]


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I don’t know if everyone else is as familiar with all the hype around The Fault in Our Stars. I reviewed the book way back in 2012 and loved it. My daughter read it shortly […]


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Jennifer D. is here to share her thoughts on the joy of motherhood. This is the first post in a series inspired and sponsored by the new memoir from Lisa-Jo Baker, Surprised by Motherhood: Everything […]



This post for Zabra was written by 5M4M contributor, Geri Chase. While we were compensated for this post, the opinions remain those of the author. Did you know your teens have an “online GPA”?  Social media […]

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Submit the Documentary

Cyberbullying must stop. We need to stand up and take action against this unfair imbalance of power that destroys lives. A new movie called Submit The Documentary explores the dangerous and growing trend of brutal […]

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The most dangerous time of year for teen drivers is coming up.  Summer driving is when most crashes occur, as this is when they’re out of school and both driving more and hanging with friends […]


Cyber Bullying

Has your child ever been bullied online? Have they engaged in cyber bullying? Or would you even know? Studies are saying there’s a 50% chance they have. Recent reports claim that half of adolescents and […]


Having tantrums is part of being a toddler. Almost anything has potential to trigger a tantrum in a little one. When my kids were little, they had plenty of tantrums. There was rarely a day when […]

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If you’re concerned about how to discuss alcohol with your pre-teen, you’re not alone. Many parents are nervous about beginning the conversation regarding alcohol and drug use, but the truth is…the more comfortable you seem […]