I am one who tries my hardest to always smile. I believe that smiling at someone can help brighten their day, because you never know what that person is going through. My daughter is learning […]


Be Kind.

by Susan

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I love this quote from T.H. Thompson… “Be Kind. Remember everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle.” There is such power in a simple smile or kind word and we have the chance to […]


Lolli here… I know I’m guilty of comparing myself to other moms one too many times. Why is it so much easier to overlook another mother’s faults while we examine our own weaknesses with a […]


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 […]


Galahads Banner

“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 […]