There are so many perspectives and issues out there in the world regarding motherhood. There’s sleeping, car seats, food, screen-time, mental health, immunizations, education, bullying, and a million more . . . way beyond my required word count. In...
Finally. The warm weather is here and we can head outside. It’s what we’ve been waiting for all winter long. There’s no time like the present to visit the beach, the pool, or the park. Family time at its...
The highly rated Netflix show 13 Reasons Why came storming onto the media scene in 2017 and has left us talking ever since. It's apparent that the content shared in this highly controversial show is striking a cord with...
I wish there was a way to break down how much time a mother spends worrying about EVERYTHING. Everywhere we turn and everything we do leaves us with an unsettled feeling about something, making it impossible to turn off...
To my future teenage children, As I write to you now my beautiful children, you are each so very young. You are full of innocence and wide-eyed wonder at the world around you – each new day an opportunity for...
“You don’t hit girls.” Words that have been spoken since the beginning of time. We say it on playdates, at grandma's house, and on the playground. We instill it in our toddlers and we as moms uncomfortably cringe when it...
According to Oxford Dictionaries Online, senioritis is “the supposed affliction of students in their final year of high school, characterized by a decline in motivation or performance.” As a former high school teacher and now a private tutor, I’ve...
If you’re the parent of a graduating senior, this is probably a bittersweet time for you, and you may be wondering how this person you’ve raised, who is now officially an adult, is going to make it “out there”...
Life with my three darling boys (insert sarcasm) has been on cruise control for some miles now. Once we moved beyond the baby and little kid stage, there was a reprieve of sorts. Although sometimes extremely chaotic, days were...
The Michigan Student Test of Educational Progress (M-STEP) begins in April for students throughout the state and continues into May. Schools will begin testing shortly after students return from spring break.   Although standardized tests have become more controversial over...
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2020 Detroit Mom-Approved Local Giving Guide

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This year, more than any other year, our communities need us. Shutdowns, lay offs, and closures have led to delays in vital services, increased...