Family Life

5 Tips to Hook a Reluctant Reader

5 Minutes for Books reviewer and mom of two boys Nancy shares some of the ways that she overcame her son’s picky reading habits. My sixth grade son doesn’t quite fit the definition of a […]

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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 […]

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TIWILY-1SHT

Our writer, Jennifer D, received tickets to an early screening of the movie and phone time with the author. Jonathan Tropper is both an author and a screenwriter, and I think that shows in the […]

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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

by Susan

Motherhood

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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Prepared for a Disaster

Family is where it all begins and it’s important to know that the ones you love are safe in any situation. Disasters come in many forms, man made or naturally occurring, and often strike when […]

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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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tom and teddy

5 Minutes for Mom contributor, Anna Hettick, is here to introduce you to a fabulous new brand from “Down Under” and share a giveaway. This post is sponsored, but all thoughts and opinions are those […]

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What to do with Summer Photos

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 […]

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end bullying

Susan here… I’m passionate about helping to put an end to bullying and I’ve watched many anti-bullying videos. The short video below brought tears to my eyes. Please take a moment to watch and share […]

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