I wish I had a dollar for every time someone asks my husband and I how we plan to explain to our son that he has lesbian grandmas. This always makes us laugh. Our three-year-old is well aware that...
In the wake of George Floyd’s death last week and increasing nationwide protests in response to police brutality and racism, many people in our very own Detroit Mom community are hurting deeply. Others wonder what they can do to...
It’s safe to say that life is pretty crazy for everyone right now. We don’t know what’s happening a week, or even days, from now. It seems as though life has come to a halt as we navigate this...
In this new quarantine life we are all living, we are beginning to think about how we will bring closure to the school year at home. Instead of talent shows, open houses, field days, and class parties, we have...
What makes #AhmaudArbery different? Why is he the one that “opened” your eyes? Tell me, why did you #IRunWithMaud? Is it because we’ve been in quarantine for weeks now? Is it because deep down you want acknowledgment that you care?  What about...
Mother’s Day is in just a few short days and during the pandemic, it will look vastly different for all of us mothers, single moms and married moms alike. Typically, we would visit with our moms and all of...
Mother's Day is *this* Sunday, and if you're a last-minute shopper like me, you might just be scrambling to find something special for Mom. While I love shopping local and small when I can, I also appreciate the convenience...
I spent the first 19 years of my life blissfully unaware that there was a portion of the population who was absolutely obsessed with Star Wars. While I did not grow up under a rock and was fully aware...
My daughter is your child’s Muslim friend. She comes to school everyday in a brightly hued hijab (headscarf) with a contrasting headband. She has been counting down the days at home for something very special to her. If she...
Today, I saw teachers sharing their heartache as we prepare to begin our official and virtual finish of the 2020 school year. I am right there with them. We were given an hour of classroom access to grab the essentials...
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Detroit City Street Art: A Passion Project for Today’s World

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Passion projects seem to be all the craze. I understand why, too. What better time to adopt a passion project than during the throes...