Our Lives

organize school binders

This is Janice, co-founder of 5 Minutes for Mom, with some tips on organizing school binders. This post is part of a sponsored campaign with Post-it Brand, but my enthusiasm, opinions, and decades of dependence […]

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wordless-wednesday

My girl Olivia A few weeks ago, when I was photographing Susan’s girls, Julia and Sophia, for our Lands’ End Back to School photo shoot I snapped this shot of Olivia while she was waiting […]

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peanut-butter-hazelnut-popcorn

The only thing better than sweet, is sweet and salty. I love finding different ways to salt up my sweet treats. And as I have mentioned many times here at 5 Minutes for Mom, I […]

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coping with depression

It never fails to surprise me how badly depression can physically hurt. It is an indescribable pain growing somewhere inside your torso. You can’t even understand where it lives, but you feel it pushing down […]

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Remembering September 11

13 years don’t erase our memories of that terrifying morning. Being on the Pacific coast of Canada, my clock radio alarm woke me with the bizarre news of the attack. I stumbled from my bed […]

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bacon-topped-recipes

Written and photographed by Janice Croze, co-founder of 5 Minutes for Mom. This post is sponsored by Ritz. Our opinions and our love of bacon are all our own. When it comes to bacon, I […]

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Stretching at Sunset

My 9 year old Julia is so flexible. I never could do that!!! She loves figure skating and gymnastics and does cartwheels all day long. Add Your Wordless Wednesday Post Link Below: Thanks to Uisce […]

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Mittens

Susan here… with a little sweetness to warm your day. I’ve never been a “cat” person… we had a couple of cats while I was growing up, but I never was attached to either. They […]

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lands-end-back-to-school

Jump! Even though our kids aren’t having any back to school fun due to the BC teacher’s strike, last week, Julia and Sophia had some back to school photo fun for our Lands’ End Back […]

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No Back to School for BC Students

For the month of August, here at 5MinutesForMom.com we’ve been excited about Back-to-School. We’ve hosted Back-to-School giveaways, blog post roundups, photo shoots and a shopping guide. We’ve been sharing the excitement of kids throughout North […]

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