Be Still

OnlyTrueNorthAsha, Family Life, Insights, Inspirations, News1 Comment

When my world gets too noisy I find myself getting quiet. I tuck my heart in by all four corners, and beg the hustle in my soul to just: be still. Lately I have been sinking myself deep into my old lady hobbies—I read, watch my birds, tend to my garden, and try to keep the children from breaking one … Read More

OTN Mugs Have Landed!

OnlyTrueNorthJennah, News2 Comments

YOU GUYS! It’s official: the OTN mugs arrived at my door today and pre-orders are shipping out this week! Asha and I are stoked beyond belief about these adorable coffee (or tea or water or whatever) containers! As you can tell from my pitiful attempt to channel Vanna White (above), I really should’t be allowed to open boxes of exciting things … Read More

Join Our 40-Day Challenge!

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Psssst! Hey Mom! Yep – you with the tired, kind, overwhelmed-yet-hopeful eyes. We’d like to invite you to join us for 40 days of encouragement! We get how hard it is to raise a family and keep the home fires burning while keeping your head above water at the same time. We know that sometimes the only shred of peace … Read More

An Update from the OTN Gals

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Hi everyone! Long time no chat, eh? Asha and I have been busy since Mother’s Day de-cluttering our lives and preparing for some fun things ahead, including a few awesome guest posting opportunities over at Dandelion Moms, which is an excellent blog just for mommas like us. Our first guest post, written by Ash, went live yesterday – you can … Read More

New Friends

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One of my FAVORITE things about participating in the Ultimate Blog Party hosted every year over at 5minutesformom.com is the fact that it makes it super easy to meet other bloggers whose sites I may have never found otherwise. I do not spend a lot of time online reading and seeking out new bloggers to follow, but when I find … Read More

And the winner is…

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The day is finally here! We have waited for months to know if baby number three is going to be blue or pink, and the wait is over! Drumroll please… Baby number three is going to be a girl!                 We are so excited; even more so because from all the checking that … Read More

We Love 5minutesformom.com!

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Recently I had the opportunity to write a guest post for 5minutesformom.com, which is one of the largest websites for moms out there today! They are a wonderful resources for moms of all ages, and I highly recommend checking out their site when you need some decorating inspiration, kiddo project ideas, encouragement, and more. To see the post that I … Read More

A Day With Jennifer McLucas

OnlyTrueNorthFeatured, Guest, Insights, Inspirations, News, WAHM9 Comments

Jennifer Dawn McLucas is a blogger that lives in the beautiful Pacific Northwest with her prince of a husband and three wonderful children. Her blog is dedicated to sharing hope and encouraging women of all ages to apply the fairy tale truth of scripture to their real life circumstances. On her blog, Jennifer’s Life Between, she writes about the Bible studies, … Read More

ABSOLUTELY Mom Enough!

OnlyTrueNorthAsha, Family Life, Insights, NewsLeave a Comment

The latest issue of TIME magazine left me a bit rattled. For those that may not have read it, you have to find the article, read it, and then look deeper to see what people have been saying about it. Far form being merely controversial, many feel that it is a straight up attack on mothers. First of all, for … Read More

May 2nd – QOTD

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Greetings one and all! Today I went to the post office and was delighted to find a Clubhouse Junior magazine waiting for my daughter (a gift from my wonderful parents). We love getting mail, especially when it is a magazine, and it made me wonder – what are your favorite magazines to read or subscribe to? Ours are Real Simple, … Read More