Maya Angelou Quotes

Join us in celebrating the life and wisdom of Maya Angelou with 50 favorite quotes… “When you learn, teach, when you get, give.”   “Success is liking yourself, liking what you do, and liking how […]


20 Motivational Songs

I used to love to listen to music. I found motivation and inspiration through my favourite songs. But as a mom who struggles with headaches, I’ve lost the connection to music. Instead of having tunes […]


Friday Night Lights Quote

I love when a well told story takes me inside a life I’d never otherwise have understood. I didn’t watch Friday Night Lights when it was on the air and I never would have seen […]


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This post has been submitted by Melanie from Meltdowns and Miracles. I just got back from vacation (insert maniacal laugh here).  I have 2 bee stings, traveled over 700 miles in the car with two […]



Jennifer here — Last year there was a horrendous tornado that ripped through a town close to where we live. There was tons of devastation and families were torn apart. It was sickening. My daughter […]


Typewriter Learn To Love Yourself

Jennifer here — All my life I have been a people pleaser. It is something I have dealt with since I was about 13. My mom was one of those women who was extremely hard […]

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Home for the Holidays 2012

We are honoured to feature a festive collection of recipes, crafts, homemaking ideas and more from our talented blogging readership. This 50 page free eBook will have you “wowing” your family as you bake Lolli’s […]


I am one who tries my hardest to always smile. I believe that smiling at someone can help brighten their day, because you never know what that person is going through. My daughter is learning […]


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Pinterest is changing blogging. It’s become one of our highest traffic sources here at 5 Minutes for Mom. Get more Pinterest followers to your own profile by joining us now for Pin It Friday. In […]


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Has anyone ever said this to you in an accusing way? “You’ve changed. You’re not the person you were.” If someone has said those words in a hurtful way and intended to cut you up […]