Lessons Learned From Having Kids

Since becoming a parent almost five years ago, life has busied but yet, life has slowed down. Time has hurried by yet, time has stood still. Social opportunities have passed me by yet, life has […]


Leading Moms

Each of these women inspired me —> Women, mothers, working moms, single moms, single working moms – whether you identify yourself in one, two or all of those categories, you were represented in this power […]


Dare to Bare

Susan here… with another confession! Yes, I’m revealing another confession as part of the #DareToBare contest. Just so you know, I am a paid ambassador for Bare Snacks™, I am not eligible for the prizes […]


The Messes In Motherhood Call for Stretch

Susan here with a fun new video featuring my daughter Julia and her kitten “Mittens”. This post is part of a sponsored campaign but as always my opinions are my own. Motherhood stretches me. From […]


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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by Susan


Motherhood’s challenges and blessings are immeasurable. [Tweet "Motherhood fills our days with chores, but our lives with love. @5MinutesForMom"]   During my years of infertility, my longing to be a mother was so deep and […]

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Jenny, 5 Minutes for Mom contributor, tests out a HIPSTER™ Baby Carrier and gives you a chance to win your own. This giveaway post is sponsored, but all opinions remain those of the writer. As […]


DareToBare Confession

Susan here… letting you know about a chance to win a trip to Hawaii and many other fabulous prizes. I’ll also be sharing a couple of confessions! Yes, I’m revealing two confessions as part of […]


Avoid Back to School Battles with your Middle Schooler

Whether school has started or will be starting in a few days, chances are the battles have begun. They may be about what can or cannot be worn to school, which backpack or binder fits […]


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It’s time for a laugh! This guest post by Darlena Cunha from literally made me laugh out loud… Enjoy. My life plunges ever deeper into the realm of ridiculous as my kids struggle to […]