To Daycare or not to Daycare

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One of the hardest decisions for any working parent to make is whether or not to send their children to daycare.  That tough decision is often followed up with wondering how in the world you’re supposed to know which daycare is best for them.  Every parent worries about safety and quality when it comes to choosing a daycare, so when … Read More

What NOT to say to a preemie parent

OnlyTrueNorthAsha, NICU, Preemie parenting18 Comments

When I first sat down to write this post, I planned to write a concise list of things you should NOT say to the parents of a preemie. That would certainly be a heated topic and one that I can greatly relate to, but seriously…it isn’t about what shouldn’t be said. People are people and they will always say awkward … Read More

The Bully Project: A Year in the Life of America’s Bullying Crisis

OnlyTrueNorthFeatured, Jennah, News4 Comments

In case you have not seen the promo videos or run across an ad for the movie on Facebook, Twitter, or any other social media hotspot, let me take a minute to fill you in on this amazing movement that is sweeping the nation. [image_frame style=”framed_shadow” align=”left”][/image_frame] This year, over 13 million American children will be bullied, which makes bullying … Read More

Three of My Favorite
Crock Pot Recipes

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Favorite Crock Pot Recipes | Photo by SaucyGlo

Most days around my house tend to spiral out of control. What might have started out as a calm ‘birds-chirping’ kind of morning usually ends up as a poop-explosion, emergency-bath kind of situation. I am often still rocking my husband’s bathrobe by lunch time. While I’m not entirely proud of the morning madness, I love that my time is spent … Read More

Single Parenting-Resources For Support and Encouragement

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Single Parent Resources for Support & Encouragement

Mothers and fathers become single parents for many reasons. Sometimes it is a choice, but for others it’s simply the cards life has dealt them. Whatever the reasons behind the reality, being a single parent is both a gift and an obstacle course. Instead of two people taking on the responsibility of raising a child, one parent has to become … Read More

How to Make the Most of an At-Home Fitness Routine

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At-Home Fitness Routine

Ask moms anywhere about exercise and motherhood, and you’ll probably hear an overpowering and eternally resounding answer of, “What exercise?” Being a mom and finding time to hit the gym can seem impossible.  Those hours you once spent lifting and toning may seem to be a lifetime away from your present maternal lifestyle.  Even at-home videos can seem daunting when you’re asked … Read More