What do you remember about your child’s birth story? Was there calming music? Did it take place in an operating room? Were the lights dimmed? Did it go according to what you had planned?  My first pregnancy resulted in a...
Struggling with infertility was one of the hardest, most heart-wrenching things I have ever been through. It was emotional, scary, and lonely. I felt as if my dream of becoming a mom was always out of reach. Looking back at...
Detroit Moms Blog welcomes our community’s input on this important topic and is pleased to offer this anonymous guest post from a local infertility warrior: Most women in the world of infertility have heard about Rainbow Babies: babies born after...
You know those women who say being pregnant was one of the most amazing times of their life? I’d like to know which prenatal they were taking because that is certainly not me.  The famous pregnancy glow, the luscious model-like...
Dear Postpartum Body, I caught a glimpse of you today as I was rushing to get into the shower while my kids were finally down for their 20-minute morning naps. Usually, when I see you, you are covered in a baggy...
I’ve seen it circulating social media, and I’m sure you have, too: “We expect women to work as if they don’t have children and raise children as if they do not work.” It really got me thinking about all...
As new moms, we try to prepare for the baby as early as possible. We scour the internet, read reviews, and then register for ALL of the latest and greatest baby items. Sure bottles, diapers, breastfeeding items, and nursery...
I remember being pregnant with my son. As a soon-to-be first-time mom, people gave me a lot of unsolicited advice. One thing I was "adviced" of often was to get all the sleep I could get now because once...
Detroit Moms Blog welcomes our community’s input on this important topic and is pleased to offer this guest post from Gloria Raines, a local infertility warrior: Navigating through the seemingly unchartered waters of infertility seems daunting for everyone involved. Everyday...
This wasn’t the plan. This wasn’t the way that way that we were supposed to become parents. We did everything the “right way." We had a long courtship, engagement, and lovely wedding surrounded by our family and friends. We spent...
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2021 Detroit Mom-Approved Mother’s Day Gift Guide

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It's one of our favorite times of the year — when we get to celebrate moms! Here at Detroit Mom, we love showing appreciation...