Checking In With The Sisters

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At 5 Minutes for Books we are fortunate to not only be able to read amazing books, but we are especially thrilled when an author offers to contribute to our site. Here are five posts […]

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Lolli here… Today is the first day of December, and I am so excited to pull out all of my Christmas decorations and start playing all of my Christmas music (yes, my husband is a […]

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Lolli here… My 8 day extended family vacation is rolling to an end this morning. As sad as I am for vacation to end, I am eager to get back home–to my own bed, my […]

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Lolli here… As a mother of five kids (I got married and had 5 kids all in an 11 year span), I have felt the need to escape the laundry…the noise…the cooking. Don’t get me […]

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Lolli here…. It seems like yesterday that I was a new mother with a toddler and another baby on the way. Now that toddler is a junior in high school, the newest member of the […]

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Lolli here… My husband and I have been married for 17 1/2 years, which seems like ages to me. We have a good marriage, but marriage is never easy. And marriage isn’t always….what should I […]

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Halloween picture books

Lolli here… One of my favorite ways to get into the holiday spirit (whichever holiday might be coming up) is to gather as many books as I can that relate to the holiday to read […]

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Lolli here… Every Sunday I play with preschoolers. While their moms and dads go to Sunday School, I build lego towers and pretend to eat wooden watermelon and hot dogs. Since my kids have moved […]

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Lolli here… What is it about so many of us women that makes us think that we can and should say yes to everything that everyone asks of us? I had to laugh out loud […]

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Lolli here… I remember the day many years ago when my oldest daughter came home from church and began singing a song I knew I had not taught her. I was struck with the idea […]

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