Encouragement for Single Moms

OnlyTrueNorthAsha, Family Life, Insights, Inspirations1 Comment

This past weekend my sweet hubby was out on the Olympic Peninsula backpacking with some buddies. I encouraged him to go because I love his wild heart. He really needed some time away, and I am a firm believer in plunging straight into adventure.   That being said, I was a single mother through the weekend. Though my glimpse into … Read More

New Friends

OnlyTrueNorthFeatured, Jennah, News2 Comments

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

My Top 7 Bedtime Stories

OnlyTrueNorthAsha, Family Life, Reviews4 Comments

Lulling your children into dreamland can be quite the daunting task. Some days my sweet one goes down without a fight, but other nights—it can be off-the-charts drama. Most nights, my hubby takes on book time so I can steal away for a shower or to make dinner. This time is so special for my daughter and her Daddy. I … Read More

Chicco Liteway Review

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Last summer my little family took to the sky, and flew all the way to Germany where we celebrated the marriage of our dear friends. Traveling with a little one is never easy, but going on an international flight is, well—not for the faint of heart! Looking back, I felt it was due time to RAVE about my absolute favorite … Read More

Must-haves for expecting mommas

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This is the year of babies, as evident by how many of my friends and acquaintances are expecting a little one in the next few months. It makes me think back to when I was pregnant with my little ones, especially to the things that made those months just a little better. I have decided that there are some things … Read More


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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 8th – QOTD

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Today’s question is on the topic of books – do you and your kiddos have any favorites? We definitely have our timeless family classics like The Very Hungry Caterpillar and Oh The Thinks You Can Think, but we have also found new favorites over the years, which has been a fun adventure too. Looking forward to hearing some great book … 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

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