Health and Fitness

What to Teach Tweens About OTC

Susan here with an important message for parents of children approaching or in the tween years. Scholastic has compensated us for our time preparing this post. As parents we’re involved in teaching our children everything […]


mammogram reminder

Susan here with the continuation of my “Mammogram Monologue”. I’m helping Hanes, as part of a sponsored campaign, to spread the word about their partnership with the National Breast Cancer Foundation and encourage women to […]


CVS One Good Reason No Smoking

This post is sponsored by CVS, as always the opinions are those of the writer, Teresa. I had a great childhood. I grew up in rural Iowa and ran freely on our farm, chasing chickens, […]


Inspiring Hope Breast Cancer

Some things are important. Really important. Like getting a mammogram. Yet, so many of us women procrastinate and put off this important appointment. So I’m taking part in the “Mammogram Monologues” as part of a […]


My Newest Fav Flavor Activia Challenge

Susan here to let you know how I did with the #ActiviaChallenge. This post is sponsored but as always my opinions are my own. As I shared earlier, for the last 4 weeks I’ve been […]



5 Minute for Mom contributor, Jennifer Donovan, is here to share news about an awesome contest. This post is sponsored, but as always, our writer’s opinions are her own. One of the most recent nutrition […]


Activia New Fav Flavor

Susan here with an update on my progress with the #ActiviaChallenge and another giveaway for you. This post is sponsored but as always my opinions are my own. Can I confess that this is such […]


Making Time for Mom

All too often mom is the last person in the household who gets time to do what she wants to do. Making breakfast, ironing clothes (ya who am I kidding, extra roll in the dryer […]

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Take the Activia Challenge

Susan here with a tasty challenge and giveaway for you. This post is sponsored but as always my opinions are my own. I’ve eaten Activia yogurt for years! I love the delicious, creamy taste and […]


Why You Need To Drink More Water and How

Susan here to remind and encourage you with some tips for drinking more water. I’m not a medical expert and this is not to be taken as medical advice. We’ve all heard how important drinking […]