Six months ago, my husband and I took a giant leap of faith. We’ve talked about this for years – twelve years, to be exact since we began discussing this option while still on our […]


Today’s guest post is written by Kelli. Kelli just returned from a trip to Tanzania.     Someone told me not too long ago that Africa has a way of getting under your skin. “Once […]

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  Be sure and enter the giveaway for The Perfect Gene Diet. We will be giving away 10 copies! The word “diet” tends to send a chill up all of our spines because we’ve all […]


5 Minutes for Mom contributing writer Kelli weighs in on the discipline dilemma. Parenting is a tough job! It was a crisp autumn afternoon and I sat at the park watching my children play happily. […]


The film roared into theaters 17 years ago and immediately garnered the adjective “epic.” How could it be? A cartoon – animation – becomes an epic film that transcends generations and moves young and old […]

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Harry Connick Jr. and his daughter, Kate.

As parents, we all want to instill a sense of heritage into our children. Whether we’re starting from scratch, hoping to create a new story for our kids or we’re drawing from the past and […]

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Kelli here… As I write this post, I am breaking just about every rule that Dr. Donnica Moore listed for maximizing your hours of rest and giving yourself every advantage to function well during the […]


What if you and your kids could all enjoy movie night together? It’s a scene that is familiar to all moms. You sit down on the couch with your young ones, excited to enjoy a […]


Many of us remember her as the ditzy, loveable and hilarious Barbara Jean on Reba, but Melissa Peterman is anything but ditzy in real life. She is, of course, still hilarious and loveable, though. This […]

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This week I had the pleasure of joining a few other lovely bloggers in interviewing the very funny and gracious Megyn Price of CBS’s Rules of Engagement. Megyn plays Audrey, wife to Jeff, and through […]