Katie Goncalves

Katie is a Novi mom to a spunky little girl and married to her college sweetheart. She is a full-time stay at home mom, a part-time swim coach, and the Community Engagement Coordinator for Detroit Mom. Katie is a wine and cheese fanatic, a small-scale shopaholic, and a reading enthusiast. Follow Katie's motherhood journey on Instagram @momjeansreinvented
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Get Outside: The Best Hiking Trails In + Around Detroit

It's time to enjoy the beautiful Michigan weather and take a walk on the best hiking trails in + around Detroit. There are so many options offering short and long hikes all around the...
Books to Take You on a Mental Vacation

20 Books to Take You on a Mental Vacation

It’s been a long year and many of us haven’t had a real vacation in a long time. You know, sitting on the beach, an icy drink in your hand, soaking up the sun....
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Detroit Mom Book Club: Book of the Month for April 2021

Welcome to the Detroit Mom Book Club! To be a part of our discussions, join our Facebook group. For all things book-related, check out our Bookstagram page, Detroit Moms on the Same Page. Book of...

Novi: Detroit Moms’ Favorite Metro Area Cities

Novi is truly a metro Detroit city that has it all. Growing up in Farmington Hills, Novi was the place to go for anything you wanted to do. Dinner out at a restaurant? No...

Detroit Moms’ Favorite Books for Read Across America Day

March 2nd is Read Across America Day! This holiday, started by the National Education Association, is intended to encourage children to get excited about reading, no matter what the book is about.  We all know...

25+ Restaurants with Outdoor Dining In + Around Detroit

If you're looking for something to do this weekend, head for a restaurant with outdoor dining. Yes, it's winter in Michigan and that phrase is mind-boggling to say the least. But there are so...

Your Guide to a Girls Weekend in Downtown Detroit

Have you ever been a tourist in your own city? Detroit has so much to offer and if you haven’t taken advantage of all the fun activities going on downtown, you’re truly missing out....

Celebrate Black History Month with Brand New Books for Every Age

February is Black History Month, a time to learn about and celebrate the rich history and achievements of the Black community in America. Over the years, many wonderful books about the movements of Dr....

The Best Sledding Hills In + Around Detroit

One of the best wintertime activities is taking the sled out to your local hill on a snowy day. With so many fun parks and places to see, you can choose a new hill...

Tips for Making and Keeping a Resolution to Read More

The most common question I get over on Detroit Moms on the Same Page is, “How can I make more time to read?” As busy moms it can be hard to find the time...