October 2009

Angry, Yoda is

by Erica

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So I bought a Yoda costume for my 19-month-old, Christian. When I showed it to him at the store, and told him that it was Yoda, he beamed and kept saying, “Yoda, Yoda, Yoda.” It […]

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I remember when I was in my early twenties and I lived alone. One evening as I tossed a load of laundry into the washing machine and then settled down on my Ikea couch with […]

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Even though I’ve take a first aid class, I’m still not confident I’d remain calm and remember all the steps to follow if a medical emergency happened in my home. A couple of years ago […]

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Music and children’s literature go together like peanut butter and jelly to this picture book loving mom. My kids and I adore curling up with books that can be read and sung, and when one […]

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Avoiding Dinner-time Meltdowns…

by Susan

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I think all moms can relate to dinner time meltdowns! Laura shares on 5 Minutes for Special Needs about a recent meltdown that could have been avoided with some advice we all can use… Our […]

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5 Minutes Around the Blogosphere

Welcome to our weekly roundup here at “5 Minutes Around the Blogosphere”. As you know, you can come back all week and add a post or giveaway to our Mister Linky. Be sure to check […]

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Kmart Design

Late at night on the last night of BlogHer 09, I met two phenomenally funny and creative women… Darcy and Carolyn. These two friends met through their blogs and wrote a book together. BUT, they […]

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Well, it’s that time again. This week we are closing the beginning by Maclaren giveaway. Please remember to add contests5m4m(AT)gmail(DOT)com to your “Safe Senders” list or address book, to ensure that your notification is not […]

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Fridays

Am I the only one who gets depressed when faced with a Friday? I remember when I lived as Dilbert in a cubicle and counted down the days and minutes until Friday afternoon released me. […]

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Nikki Gardner is our new Food Editor here at 5 Minutes for Mom. Nikki is a freelance writer and photographer capturing the simple things in life: art, food, and story. She blogs at art and […]

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