March of 2020 sent families and educators alike into a whirlwind of participating in and creating remote learning. With the pandemic still a concern, families all over the country are continuing virtual education as we start the 2020-21 school...

Dear Instagram Mom…

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Dear Instagram Mom, Your pictures stop me in my tracks scroll. Something I have been doing a lot of given current events. Mindless distractions temper the anxiety of the world. How did you get up and put on the perfect amount...
The birth story of my first son is a doozy. It’s something I’ll only talk about with other moms—battle-hardened, thousand-yard-stare-having, talking-over-toddlers-without-missing-a-beat moms. A bright-eyed, newly pregnant, first-timer doesn’t want to hear about a traumatic birth, so I tend to...
They say it takes a village. After giving birth to my first baby a week before the entire state of Michigan went into lockdown for COVID-19, I can see why. For most moms, we spend much of our pregnancy...
There’s nothing quite like summertime—sitting on the back porch, enjoying the longer daylight hours, sipping a cool beverage, and diving headfirst into a great summer read. Some books just scream “READ ME IN THE SUMMER!” as they transport you...
School looks different this year. Socializing with friends and enjoying classes carefree is something that will be different this year. Building community right where you live is important. 2020 quarantine taught us that we could make do with what...
When looking for inspiration, wisdom, guidance, and resources, you'll usually find me checking in with my favorite accounts on Instagram. When I decided to homeschool, I knew that it would be important to seek out actual homeschooling families and see...
Many white women are now asking how to be antiracist. The murders of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and Ahmaud Arbery has them realizing that “not being racist” and the phrase, “kindness begins in the home,” are not enough. Luckily, LaTashia...
When friends, family, community members and even complete strangers come together to support each other other and a common cause, they can really make a difference. In this case, the impact is on Black lives.  If, in recent days you’ve...
There won't be any Mother's Day gifts brought home from preschool this year. No necklaces made from noodles or Fruit Loops. No pictures still sticky from undried glue and full of glitter. My husband will not be able to...
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Livonia: Detroit Moms’ Favorite Metro Area Cities

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I always call Livonia the biggest little town in the world. With around 100,000 people, it still manages to have a small town feel....