Molly is a married 39yo Stay-at-Home mom to her growing garden of three girls aged 5 and under. Molly is passionate about maternal mental wellness and practices Dialectical Behavioral Therapy to help keep her mind balanced. She enjoys checking out local playgrounds and binge watching shows on Hulu and Netflix after the girls go to bed.

Pentwater: Detroit Moms’ Favorite Michigan Vacation Spots

A Michigan resident all my life, I grew up going camping around the state. Outdoor camping is social distancing friendly– it encourages seclusion and isolating your family unit in the outdoors. Whether...

An Irish Mom’s Guide to Celebrating St. Patrick’s Day in Metro Detroit

Growing up Irish in Metro Detroit means being a part of a thriving Irish-American community that celebrates cultural heritage year-round. Every March, the tradition of celebrating St. Patrick’s Day comes around, and over the...

A “Break” from Being Needed

My husband often wonders what it is that I need a “break” from as a mother of three girls five and under. After thinking about the question, I have finally come up with an...

What Is DBT and How I Use It as a Mother

I learned to practice Dialectical Behavioral Therapy from social workers at the University of Michigan in the group therapy setting. For five years I attended a group designed to teach pregnant women and new...

Let’s Talk Depression during the Holiday Season

Holidays during the fall and winter seasons can be stressful, especially for us moms. Mothers carry the bulk of the mental load for their families whether they work outside the home or are a...

Introducing Molly Ann Nagelli…a Livonia Mom

Introducing yourself is an awkward process. It consists of sharing information about yourself that is personal but not too private.  As a Bipolar individual, I am, by default, prone to over-sharing, and as a...

Mothering with Mental Illness

I have been a mother for five years now, and I would like to think I am doing a good job. My three children are happy, healthy, and well-adjusted. It hasn't been easy, however....