The thought of selling your home while you have multiple small children may seem like an impossible feat.  And honestly – it sucks...it really, truly sucks.  I speak from experience because this is what I am currently trying to...
I homeschool. This post is not meant for only homeschool families, it's meant for every parent and child out there. This is definately a choice that felt right for our family and I wouldn't change it for ANYTHING.  The bond,...
Hello “stressed out” mom. Relax “worried you are making the right choices” mom. Breathe “guilt ridden about working outside the home” mom. There is no perfect way to do this job. Yep, I said it. Make no mistake about...
April was a great month. I felt like I had it all together: the garden was weeded, the new-to-us swing set was power washed and stained, and all of our clean clothes magically found their way out of the...
Call me what you will—bleeding-heart liberal, narrow minded, ill-informed—but I’m not comfortable with my kids playing with toy guns. The topic of guns is controversial and has been for decades. This isn’t about your 2nd amendment rights. You are an...

Age is Just a Number…

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Having my first child at 38 ½ never bothered me. Well, maybe that’s not entirely true. I wished I had been able to have a child sooner but… best laid plans and all, there I was at 38 ½.   After...
I’m a teacher and summers off mean wondrous long days with my Littles.  Summer also, however, means two months without my normal paycheck.  Trying to keep a four-year-old busy while also attending to a nine-month-old can be a challenge,...
My husband and I bought a new home a few years ago and have slowly been updating each room. Of utmost importance has been making it functional for our young children: the basement, a former taxidermist's paradise with seriously...
Many mothers strive to breastfeed their babies from birth, for most it is an amazing experience they remember for years! Finding other mothers who are breastfeeding can be a great way to make new friends and feel supported through...
As I eluded to in my last post, I gave birth to my second child, my daughter Julia in January. While I can’t say life is easier with two kids, I’m really enjoying things a lot more this time...
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The Best Sledding Hills In + Around Detroit

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One of the best wintertime activities is taking the sled out to your local hill on a snowy day. With so many fun parks...