Maria Lianos-Carbone

Do you know someone with Epilepsy? Chances are there is someone in your sphere of influence affected by the disease, which afflicts over two million people in the United States and over 65 million people worldwide. This […]


Now that Black Friday has passed, it’s time to celebrate small businesses with Small Business Saturday. Small Business Saturday is held the Saturday after Thanksgiving, one of the busiest shopping times of the year. The […]


Happy Thanksgiving! As you celebrate with your family and friends, you may be reflecting upon your blessings and be grateful. We have asked the 5 Minutes For Mom team and some of our guest contributors […]


Are you a blogger? Our friends Angela England and Erica Mueller have created a website to simplify blog design and make refreshing your color theme easy and affordable. If you’re a Genesis Framework user and you have […]

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Tackle It Tuesday

Our basement is unfinished. Which means it has become the place to throw and store anything and everything. This is one thing that has been on my to-do list for months… one that I’m almost […]


It’s World Kindness Day today, a day that encourages individuals to overlook boundaries, race and religion. The World Kindness Day was introduced in 1998 by the World Kindness Movement and is observed in many countries, […]


Last month, ONE Moms traveled to Ethiopia to help share stories of hope and resilience. ONE is a grassroots advocacy and campaigning organization that fights extreme poverty and preventable disease, particularly in Africa, by raising […]


Pineapple is not just a summer fruit anymore!  I tend to use pineapple year-round on top of pizza, with roasted ham and also with pork tenderloin in the oven (love the combination of salt and […]


Every mom, and dad, can attest to experiencing funny, jaw-dropping and “I can’t believe my child just did that” moments throughout their parenting journey. To celebrate these moments, Zarbee’s is giving away a $10,000 dream […]


International Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day

The National Institute of Health estimates that of the 4 million births a year in the United States, there are 26,000 stillbirths –  one in every 160 births results in a stillborn. But these statistics […]