February 2012

As a mother of five, I have been pregnant approximately 45 months. That’s almost 4 years. And because I was pregnant in both the 90s (twice) and the 2000s (three times) the fashions and styles […]


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When my oldest was born six years ago, he had horrible colic, gas and reflux in the beginning. If you are a mom of a baby that went through that as well, I don’t need […]


When I Woke Up I Was a Hippopotamus, written by Tom MacRae and illustrated by Ross Collins, is the charming story of a little boy who wakes up one morning feeling like a big hippopotamus […]


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If your New Year’s Resolution was to lose your stubborn post-pregnancy belly fat, you’re not alone! To support your efforts, 5 lucky readers will receive a SafSlim Gift Pack. SafSlim is an all-natural product that […]


You can picture the title character from Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax, right? I know the text that describes him by heart, after countless read alouds of my favorite Seuss classic. “He was shortish. And oldish. […]


When Alesia Shute was diagnosed with cancer at the age of 7, her life was redirected as was that of her entire family. She would go on to survive six major surgeries that had never […]


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 Linky. Be sure to check back […]


It’s a classic from our childhoods, and now it’s coming to the big screen. I’m talking about Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax, of course! The movie opens Friday, March 2, which just so happens to be […]


When I started blogging, becoming famous or making money sharing my family’s stories was, literally, the furthest thing from my mind. In fact, when I discovered Ree Drummond (aka the Pioneer Woman) I still didn’t […]


Easter Traveler (Back View)

Grace Pamer, the love letters lady behind Romantic Frugal Mom, is joining us today for a fantastic guest post. We are so thrilled she is sharing her thoughts on the topical debate of whether kids […]