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Jenny, 5 Minutes for Mom contributor, is here to share with you a great new app for keeping up with babies. This post is sponsored, but all opinions remain those of the writer. The birth of a […]


10 Tips to Take Care of Yourself

Susan here with 10 tips to help you take better care of yourself this winter. I’m part of an Ambassador Program with OxiClean Laundry Detergent and they’re sponsoring this post to help you “take a […]


Lessons Learned From Having Kids

Since becoming a parent almost five years ago, life has busied but yet, life has slowed down. Time has hurried by yet, time has stood still. Social opportunities have passed me by yet, life has […]



In the nineties, Anne Geddes transformed infant portraiture with her fantastical, ethereal images of babies. Her iconic images featured babies in more fanciful creations than one could ever imagine — babies dressed as vegetables, fairies, […]


The Messes In Motherhood Call for Stretch

Susan here with a fun new video featuring my daughter Julia and her kitten “Mittens”. This post is part of a sponsored campaign but as always my opinions are my own. Motherhood stretches me. From […]


Making Time for Mom

All too often mom is the last person in the household who gets time to do what she wants to do. Making breakfast, ironing clothes (ya who am I kidding, extra roll in the dryer […]

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Motherhood’s challenges and blessings are immeasurable. [Tweet "Motherhood fills our days with chores, but our lives with love. @5MinutesForMom"]   During my years of infertility, my longing to be a mother was so deep and […]

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DareToBare Confession

Susan here… letting you know about a chance to win a trip to Hawaii and many other fabulous prizes. I’ll also be sharing a couple of confessions! Yes, I’m revealing two confessions as part of […]


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Ask The Domestic Life Stylist Lisa our resident fine living expert answers your questions each Thursday. Submit a question here. If you are a blogger, this is a great chance to have us feature and […]


Shelf Scouter Digital Pantry

Susan here to introduce you to a new way to save time and money on your shopping and give you a chance to win $100 Amazon Gift Card. This post and giveaway are sponsored but […]