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

20 Thriller Novels for Spooky Season

October brings out the ghosts, goblins, and skeletons in preparation for spooky season. There are more than plenty of scary movies to get you in the mood, but how about a spooky read to...

60 Back to School Books for Every Age

It's back to school time again and this year is noticeably different than any other we've experienced. You've spent countless hours debating which schooling format is best for your family and now comes the...

South Haven: Detroit Moms’ Favorite Michigan Vacation Spots

South Haven is a westside city that is easy to fall in love with. The drive down Phoenix Street takes you from the highway, through the residential area, and drops you right in the...

10 Summer Back Porch Reads

There’s nothing quite like summertime—sitting on the back porch, enjoying the longer daylight hours, sipping a cool beverage, and diving headfirst into a great summer read. Some books just scream “READ ME IN THE...

Grand Haven: Detroit Moms’ Favorite Michigan Vacation Spots

Grand Haven is one of Michigan's most popular summer towns for good reason: there's something to keep everyone happy. The obvious vacation choice is to spend summer days on the beach at Lake Michigan....

The Best Book Subscription Boxes for Adults

As we enter day eleventy million of quarantine, I have a lot of regrets about not blowing through my local library Supermarket Sweep style and picking up bags of books. I'm an avid reader and...

Let These Children’s Authors Homeschool Your Littlest Learners

Parents everywhere have quickly added another job title to their resume: homeschool teacher. For the littlest learners, finding activities that are engaging, high-quality, and educational can be challenging. Their attention spans are short. They...

10 Useless Baby Products You Don’t Need on Your Registry

Congratulations, new mama! You are eagerly waiting for the day you get to waddle into your favorite baby supply store and create your dream registry. The overly attentive sales associate is more than ready...

15 Actionable Ways to Stop Living the “Have to” Life

It’s a brand new decade, friends, and it’s high time we stop living the "have to" life. We are so accustomed to living our lives in the fast lanes, barreling down a ten-lane freeway...

30 Screen-Free Activities to Keep Your Kids Entertained on the Go

It’s no secret that screen time is an integral part of how we live our lives today. However, the constant presence of screens in and out of our homes presents a unique set of...