December 2008

How Prepared Are YOU?

by Susan

In the case of an emergency how prepared would you be? Did you know that upwards of 15 states have had a significant portion of their population lose power for a day, and in many […]

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Next month, I will have the pleasure of driving around town in a shiny Volkswagen Routan. Unfortunately, I will only have it for a week. I am sure that giving it back will be very […]

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Now, that has gotta hurt. (Olivia is constantly beating on timid, tiny Sophia.) Thanks to Uisce for creating Wordless Wednesday. Technorati Tag: Wordless Wednesday



Yesterday, Veronica had a tubal ligation. She says: … we had decided that our current three-month-old would be our last baby. At Thanksgiving, I found my heartfelt prayer was “Thank you, God, that I am […]


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UPDATE: MckMamma tells us how their night went… ——- It’s the middle of the night in the midwest and MckMamma has given in to exhaustion and fallen asleep. Her last tweet reads: “I’m exhausted, just […]


This week, we have guest tackler Jessica Turner here tackling at 5 Minutes for Mom. Remember, you too can be a guest tackler at 5M4M. Just email us at tackleittuesday at gmail dot com. Hello […]


My hard drive is packed with photos, so I can’t help posting more. Here are some more favorite shots from our Christmas celebrations. REMEMBER: If you have posted Holiday Photos, make sure you add your […]


Today one of the members of the 5 Minutes for Books’ team of reviewers will be offering up our weekly book review here at 5 Minutes for Mom. Lauren is a wife, a mother of […]

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by Janice

The cries over the fate of this made-from-scratch tourtière could be heard all the way to Quebec. (Please don’t tell my mother-in-law I dropped the pie she made for us.)


Did you have a great holiday season? Did you feast on turkey and stuffing? Open presents in pajamas? Celebrate with friends? Bite your tongue at your in-laws? Tell us all about it… and LINK UP. […]