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.

No, I Don’t Need a Daughter to Complete Our Family

“Oh wow, three boys! So are you going to try for a fourth to get a daughter?” Strangers make statements like this to me on a regular basis. It always makes me stop and ask...

Surviving the Holidays with Infertility

I spent the day before Christmas Eve in stirrups, in a cold sterile room of doctors and nurses, doing my third round of In-Vitro Fertilization (IVF) at my infertility clinic while praying for a...

Dear Prematurity

Today is World Prematurity Day. Premature birth is the leading cause of death in children under the age of five worldwide. Babies born too early may have more health issues than babies born on...

The Storm Before the Rainbow

Today is Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day. It’s a day of remembrance for pregnancy loss and infant death. This includes miscarriage, stillbirth, SIDS, and death of a newborn. I have carried 11 precious babies...

Please Stop Asking if My Twins are Natural

I’ll never forget the first time. It was a chaotic morning in our household. I had to take the boys with me to run a few errands before nap-time. We all know that this...

Introducing Steffanie: A Northville Mom

:: Down with Detroit :: I’ve been a life-long resident of Metro Detroit. I grew up in the family friendly city of Livonia. Even though I moved twice while growing up, my parents made sure...