December 2010

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 […]


Have you ever been in New York during the Christmas season? If you love Christmas, or you love New York (or both!), you absolutely must put “Christmas in NY” on your life list. I love […]


Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the land Each child dreamt of gaming, no controller in hand Xboxes were wrapped and waiting under the tree Parents slept soundly knowing their time would be […]


One heartache for parents is struggling to give their child a Christmas. While it’s easy for an adult to understand sickness and financial issues, for a child, Christmas is full of magic. While older children […]


Your Stories – The Power of Moms

by Erica

For the past three weeks, we have been collecting your stories about the inspiring women in your lives. We have smiled, laughed and cried right along with your incredible posts and comments. We would love […]

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Online Holiday Gift Guide with TJ Maxx and Marshalls

Janice spent the month of December as your Personal Shopper at TJ Maxx and Marshalls. She took hundreds of photos and created a three part gift guide to help you find the perfect gifts for […]


I love the new trend in video games that get kids up off the couch and injects ‘coolness’ through sport rather than gunning each other down. As kids get into those tricky tween and teen […]


No, this isn’t a contest here at 5 Minutes for Mom. We’re not giving away a celeb mom as a prize, but I did recently have the opportunity to interview Bythe Danner at the Little […]


Over the last couple of years, I’ve interviewed and met quite a few celebrities, which is not anything I ever thought I’d be doing. But time and time again, when I sit down with them, […]

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He is three weeks shy of his ninth birthday. I can’t believe we made it this far. I never believed. Susan and I had older siblings who must have told us when we were still […]