Priceless Memories and Newfound Friends

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It never ceases to amaze me how kids can instantly make friends with other kids, almost without even saying a word. An exchange of toys, a quick smile, and suddenly they are new best friends. I wish it were that easy for me to make friends, and to navigate the social waters of adulthood. Truth be told, I am definitely … Read More

May 1st – Question of the Day (QOTD)

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May has arrived, bringing with it – at least for us – green grass, blue skies, impromptu rain storms, and lots of sunshine. Asha and I are so excited about our QOTD May plans; we hope that it becomes a really great time to get to know our readers better and to develop great relationships with other moms (and dads) … 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

7 Ways To Beat The Post-Baby Blues

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Post Baby Blues

While it may not be pleasant to discuss, most parents recognize the post-baby blues when they either see it or feel it.  Experiencing a decline in energy, happiness, and motivation is a normal occurrence shortly after giving birth. Often due to severe changes in hormones, the baby blues may be difficult, but fortunately, they are not impossible to beat. Outside of … Read More

5 Ways To Encourage A Single Mom

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Ways to Encourage Single Moms

Every mother out there knows that raising a child is both a beautiful and challenging experience.  Every single mom out there knows that those challenging aspects of motherhood can be taken to a whole new level when you’re trying to do it all on your own. Without another set of hands available, even simple tasks involved in raising a child can seem overwhelming. … Read More

The Ultimate Blog Party 2012

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Ultimate Blog Party 2012

We are so excited to be launching both the Only True North site and, soon, our first book! Doubling our excitement is the fact that we are participating for the first time in the 5 Minutes For Mom Ultimate Blog Party! Words cannot express how much we are looking forward to connecting with other moms online – here’s to a … Read More