Steffanie married her college sweetheart and now resides in Northville. She is a graduate of Michigan State University (go green!) and worked in advertising & marketing until she became a stay-at-home mom when she had three boys under 3 years old. She loves photography, crafting with the kids and making digital photo books. When she isn’t busy cleaning up Legos or kissing boo boos you will find her practicing yoga or curled up on the couch with some ice cream catching up on her favorite reality shows.

Pregnancy & Infant Loss Remembrance: The Storm Before the Rainbow

I have carried 11 precious babies in my body, some longer than others. We have three rainbow babies that we get the honor of raising every day, and eight babies that we’ve loved in...
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Detroit Mom Infertility Resource Guide

Being deemed "infertile" is overwhelming and devastating. Beyond the "why me," you’re often left questioning whether you’re doing enough or what you’re not doing that you should be; wondering what the missing link could...

A Letter to my First-Born on his First Day of Kindergarten

To my little man – In less than a week you will start kindergarten. It’s a day that Daddy and I have been anxiously awaiting since the doctor placed you - our little four-pound miracle...

Nine Things That Got Me Through Infertility

I’d like to share some advice with you about how I survived infertility. I know what you’re thinking: “Another random stranger who wants to give me advice about my infertility {eye roll}. What do...

Voting 101: What You Need To Know

The November 3rd general election is only weeks away. As you’ve heard, we are in unprecedented times. So, this year it’s important to be informed and prepared. Detroit Mom has got you covered with...

The Ultimate Fall Bucket List In + Around Detroit 2019

It’s that time of year again! Long, hot days and warm, evening breezes are giving way to early, pink-sky sunsets and crisp, cool air. Fall, one of the most beautiful and bountiful times of...

You Loved Him First

You loved him first. Your love for him was instant. It was an unconditional love that started before you even met him. You were the first one to kiss him. You showed him what true...

This Wasn’t the Plan

This wasn’t the plan. This wasn’t the way that way that we were supposed to become parents. We did everything the “right way." We had a long courtship, engagement, and lovely wedding surrounded by our...

March Madness: A Family Affair

It’s the most wonderful time of the year: March Madness! The brackets have been revealed. The field of 68 teams have been set. Over the next few weeks, office productivity will decline, brackets will...

Be Mine: Valentine’s Dates for You and Your Littles

Valentine’s Day can feel like a “Hallmark holiday," another opportunity to buy chocolates and gifts for our loved ones. But in our family, we like to use Valentine’s Day as an opportunity to show...