October 2008

Hello ladies! It’s Lisa, the Apron Queen- your resident tackler. Welcome to Tackle It Tuesday!   Thanks so much to everyone who participated last week in our CLR Bath & Kitchen Tackle It Tuesday . We […]


I just cleaned my carpet. In the middle of a busy Sunday afternoon. With my toddler and my six year old home. Yes, it was the easiest, fastest carpet cleaning experience you could imagine. I […]

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Joanne Rendell the author of last week’s review, The Professors’ Wives’ Club, wrote a great guest column On Reading at 5 Minutes for Books. Check it out, and keep reading to see if you are […]

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One of my favorite things about working for 5 Minutes for Mom, is the opportunity it gives me to learn about and try out some ingenious mom invented products. I think it is incredible that […]

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ANNOUNCEMENTS TodaysMama and Sittercity.com announced that as part of the MamaVote initiative, they will offer free and discounted babysitting on Election Day, November 4, 2008.  From October 27 to November 3, all individuals who sign […]

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Tooth Tissues

My two-year-old loves to parade around the house with his toothbrush in hand, brushing away at his teeth. And although he is usually rather excited when it is time to brush his teeth, he does […]

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Tonight, I curled up on the couch with a bowl of popcorn, exhausted and ready to relax. But instead of relaxing before I turned in for an early night, I watched a story that shocked […]


Winners of the Week

by Jennifer Donovan

Before I announce the winners, I want to call attention to the Naturally Nora promotion. Not only can you enter to win a year’s worth of cake mixes and a great Olan Mills photo package […]

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It is not like I like let my six year old son watch a ton of TV. In fact I am pretty picky about what and how much Jackson watches. But despite his limited exposure […]


The bottom of the diaper pail is not a pleasant place to be. And I know. I have been there. On a Monday morning, I grabbed my purse, keys and bottle of water and, while […]

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