Women are strong. We know we are. So let’s be Unapologetically Strong. When my good friend Barbara Jones — who I respect as a successful, driven business woman — asked me to share my story […]


It’s funny. I don’t remember much about that day — what I was doing, where I was at. The one thing I do remember though is my son. Only in 1st grade at the time, […]


Lisa Chan Be Still Film

I recently had an opportunity to view the short film “TRUE BEAUTY Be Still” by Lisa Chan. Lisa is a mother of five children, co-founder of Cornerstone Community Church in Simi Valley, California, and wife of best selling author […]


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Pinterest is changing blogging. It’s become one of our highest traffic sources here at 5 Minutes for Mom. Get more Pinterest followers to your own profile by joining us now for Pin It Friday. In […]


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“Until you know who you are, you will never know if you are who you want to be.” …The Galahads Janice and I are so lucky to have our own business. It means that we […]

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You belong with us… at Pinterest. We want to see your pins. Link up your favorites below… Thumbnail Linky Pinterest doesn’t allow Linky Tools to automatically pull the image, so to use the thumbnail linky, […]

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Has anyone ever said this to you in an accusing way? “You’ve changed. You’re not the person you were.” If someone has said those words in a hurtful way and intended to cut you up […]


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I am in a funk. Sadness just seems to have plunked herself down inside me, ready to stay all day — and for no good reason at all. A few things triggered my depression today, […]



“But she is my little sister Mom,” my ten year old son rationalizes his taunts and teasing, “I am supposed to torture her!” I sigh. Yes, siblings have probably teased one another since the days […]


Today’s guestpost is from Jamie and Lindsi of Toys in the Dryer. Leave a comment and let us know what you think of this post. Chime in!  As children, we see rain as something beautiful […]