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Michigan’s Top 5 Fall Foliage Scenic Drives

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Fall has officially arrived and Michigan has the perfect scenery for it. Just because summer is over doesn't mean you have to cross day trips off the calendar. It's still the best way to...

Are You Being Bullied By Your Child?

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October 21, 2020 is National Unity Day. Many people are wearing orange in support of anti-bullying efforts. Check out PACER for more information. We've all heard about, or maybe encountered, a bully in our lives....

COVID Shaming: The Truth About What Happens When Rumors Fly

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By Betsy Pollard Rau, Guest Contributor Nearly 30 years ago, I remember listening in shock when Magic Johnson announced he was retiring from basketball after testing positive for HIV. The AIDs scare was the first...

How Losing 100 Pounds Changed My Life and Made Me a Better Mom

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I hated the way I looked in almost every single one of my wedding pictures. Looking at them does not bring happiness and joy, it brings disgust. I struggled with my weight for a large...

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...