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5 Fun Water Experiences to Keep You Cool in Detroit

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The city of Detroit has some well-kept secrets, and we think these unique water experiences are among them. Have you ever explored the city's canals at sun up or moonrise? When you saw that...

Juneteenth: Learn the History and Join Detroit’s Celebration

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Juneteenth. Ironically, as a Black woman, the history surrounding this amazing day was not told to me as a young girl…not even by my family. What was largely shared and celebrated was the 4th of...

How to be Antiracist, as Told by a Black Children’s Author from Flint

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Many white women are now asking how to be antiracist. The murders of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and Ahmaud Arbery has them realizing that “not being racist” and the phrase, “kindness begins in the...

A Mom’s Guide to Summer Pediatric Injuries

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Summer is a time for children to laugh, run, be carefree, and play outside; yet, inevitably summer is also a time when we see an increased number of pediatric injuries. Let's take a look...

I Kept my HPV Diagnosis and Resulting Surgery a Secret and Here’s Why

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Human Papillomavirus (HPV) showed up on my vagina while I was pregnant with my third child. As a married woman, I felt embarrassed by my condition. I told almost no one. We women don’t...

When the Rainbow Baby Never Comes

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Detroit Moms Blog welcomes our community’s input on this important topic and is pleased to offer this anonymous guest post from a local infertility warrior: Most women in the world of infertility have heard about...

Saying Goodbye to the Classroom is Breaking Teacher Hearts Everywhere

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Today, I saw teachers sharing their heartache as we prepare to begin our official and virtual finish of the 2020 school year. I am right there with them. We were given an hour of classroom...

Socially Distanced Easter: Services, Activities, and More

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Easter feels different this year. Many churches, groups, and organizations have cancelled their annual egg hunts, services, and events in light of the ongoing pandemic. However, we can still include the people we love,...

Dear Mom, a letter from the “other Mom”

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Dear Mom, Did you ever think you’d be here, sharing your child with another woman? Was there a time you would imagine your marriage wouldn’t survive and another woman would join you in the journey...

2019 Ultimate Guide to Metro Detroit Farmers Markets

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Now that spring has sprung (well, if the weather would ever warm up), one thing we love to do is head to our favorite local farmers market. Our 2019 Ultimate Guide to Metro Detroit Farmers...