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

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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...