Stacy is a Livonia mom of 2 little girls, 2 1/2 and 10 months. She has been married to her husband Joe for 5 years. They are also parents to two rescue dogs. Along with being a wife and mom, Stacy is also a certified teacher and licensed counselor working in the field of public education for the past 12 years. While she aspires to be the "Perfect Mom", she is self-proclaimed "Hot Mess Mom". When she has some free time, Stacy enjoys boating, traveling, shopping, wine, anything on Bravo, and cooking.
teacher appreciation

Teacher Appreciation Week: What Teachers Really Want

It’s that time of year, where we as parents shower our teachers with gratitude and lots of apple-themed gifts. It’s Teacher Appreciation Week! This week honors the hard work your child’s teachers do for...
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5 Positives of a Planned C-Section

We have all heard that c-sections are the easy way out. I, and every other c-section mama out there, will tell you that this is not the case. I will tell you, after having...
stress-less December

5 Tips for a Stress-Less December

If you ask any mom, parent, adult, or human what the most stressful time of the year is, I guarantee they are going to say December. During this month, we run ourselves ragged trying...
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Stuck in the Middle: The Sandwich Generation

We have all heard of millennials, Gen X’ers, and baby boomers. But there is one generation that doesn’t get as much hype or enough praise: the Sandwich Generation. This generation is one that is...

Homework: The Struggle is Real

As we settle into our back-to-school routine, the habits that have fallen by the wayside during the summer are back in full force for the month of October. Chauffeuring kids to after school activities,...

When Self-Care Isn’t Selfish

The start of a new school year is stressful. Back to reality after a long summer, trying to get back to a routine, sports starting up again—it's a pretty busy time. If your to-do...
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It’s Not All Bad: Positive Changes to Education in a Post-Pandemic World

Back-to-school shopping looks a little different this year than in the past. Along with pencils, notebooks and folders, parents are buying masks, hand sanitizer, and disinfecting wipes in preparation for their kids to return...
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5 Toys Parents Hate But Kids Love

I’m not a monster. I’m just a mom. A mom who is sick and tired of cleaning and picking up toys every day. Some toys just make me cringe more than others. Maybe it’s...
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Group Getaways: Tips for Traveling with Friends

Traveling with can go one of two ways. Complete and utter disaster or a total success. We’ve been traveling with our besties for the past few summers and we really have it down...

Mama, Take that Girls Trip!

I just got back from a weekend away with my girlfriends. No husbands, no kids, and no real responsibilities for a full 48 hours. And it freed my soul. I just had to take...