The Best Holiday Lights In + Around Detroit – Free & Ticketed Events

It’s time to bundle up the kids and set out in search of the Detroit area’s best holiday lights! There’s something magical about seeing everything all lit up for the upcoming holiday season. With so many options from drive-thru to walking trails, you won’t run out of opportunities to see our wonderful city light up […]

Where to Visit Santa Safely In + Around Detroit This Holiday Season

It seems that even a global pandemic can’t stop Santa from seeing all his favorite kids and putting gifts under the tree this year! Many of our favorite metro Detroit places from years past have made arrangements to have socially-distanced Santa visits up until Christmas Day. Click the link for each location to find out […]

Learn Hand Lettering: A Beginner’s Guide


Has there ever been something that you were determined to learn? Maybe it was a hobby or a new cooking skill. Perhaps you took up an extreme winter sport because you love the rush of adrenaline it brings. A couple of years ago, I fell in love with what I was seeing on event signage […]

2020 Detroit Mom-Approved Local Giving Guide

Detroit Mom was thrilled to pair with Detroit PAL to bring this guide to you. All opinions are our own.

Screen-Free Without Judgment


There are two possible reasons you clicked this article: because your eyes were rolling so hard when seeing “screen-free” that you clicked it to see how ridiculous I was, OR, because you are actually interested in adapting a more screen-free home. I was/am both. 2020 has been full of tests and trials. An unexpected low […]

2020 Detroit Mom-Approved Local Holiday Gift Guide

/* custom css */ .tdi_3_3c5{ min-height: 0; } /* custom css */ .tdi_5_003{ vertical-align: baseline; } There's something so incredible about shopping local and supporting businesses within our community. It's something we're extremely passionate about here at Detroit Mom. Buying local gives back to our community and, I don't know about you, but that's something [...]

Detroit Mom’s Guide to Christmas Tree Farms In + Around Detroit

Picture it: it’s lightly snowing; you’re strolling with your family through rows of evergreens in search of the perfect tree at one of the area’s best little Christmas tree farms. You laugh together as you saw down the most beautiful tree in the world and haul it by sled through the wintry scene. At least […]

Free Thanksgiving Meals For Those In Need

Everyone deserves to have a hot meal on Thanksgiving. Detroit Mom is committed to spreading awareness of resources available to those who may not be able to afford a meal this Thanksgiving. If you are in need of a fully prepared, hot meal on Thanksgiving Day, reach out to one of these wonderful organizations. Please […]

It’s Time to Rally: 5 Ways to Support Local Businesses Right Now

As we process the shock and sadness of yet another emergency order stemming from COVID-19, Detroit Mom recognizes how truly difficult this time is for everyone. We are entering the ninth month of this pandemic, and we are all feeling the weight of this seemingly never-ending saga. But, we believe if everyone follows the necessary […]

Where to Volunteer This Thanksgiving

This Thanksgiving is most likely going to feel different than those in the past. You might be staying home rather than bolting through the airport. Your table may have a few less people sitting around it. But now is a time to be grateful for the things we do have and share our blessings with […]


In + Around Detroit

The Best Holiday Lights In + Around Detroit – Free &...

It's time to bundle up the kids and set out in search of the Detroit area's best holiday lights! There's something magical about seeing...