Franki is an educator, a mental health therapist, disability inclusion advocate, speaker, and mom of 3! She is the owner of FAAB Consulting & Franki Bagdade Therapy. Her first book, "I Love My Kids But I Don't Always Like Them!" was published in 2021. As evidenced above Franki is fluent in sarcasm and honesty. She enjoys laughing at her own jokes, writing, reading and drinking good coffee with good people. She lives in West Bloomfield Michigan with her husband of almost 20 years and her dog and faithful sidekick Rocky.

Navigating the Transition from School to Summer

Ever notice that one of your kids (or two or three or four . . .) are a bit "extra" this time of year? Most years I find the short-tempered, ornery behavior in spring...

Detroit Mom Welcomes Franki, a West Bloomfield Mom

Hi Detroit Mom community, I am so excited to be here as a new writing contributor for Detroit Mom. I am a Detroit suburbs mom, and have lived in Oakland County all of my...