That's right! It took me about 28 months to be OK with leaving my two-year-old son overnight (even with his dad), but the mom with FOMO finally did it! Here are five tips that helped me prepare to leave him: Have a...
Every kid's dream  At any given moment, on any given day, someone I know is posting photos on social media from Walt Disney World. I often feel like I’m in the very small minority of middle-aged women who don’t have...
Parenting is definitely an endurance sport. There’s lots of running, jumping, bending, and plenty of sweat and tears. But never has it seemed like so much of a marathon as the time I spent 9 hours sitting in the...
I love to travel.  It can be a weekend road trip or an elaborate two week vacation planned months in advance.  The anticipation, the excitement and time away is a total escape from everyday reality.  Relaxing with my husband...
Our recently expanded household crossed a major threshold this past month. I am not talking about the baby’s first steps, first words or first ER trip (which happened as well). Nope, I’m referring to mommy’s first overnight business trip,...
I have heard the same questions over and over again: "You're going to Disney again?" or "Isn't Disney for kids?" or "Wow, you are still into Disney?" Yes, I am an adult that loves Disney, and I don't care who...

Mom On The Road

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Since having children, work travel has become somewhat of a different beast than it has been in the past for me. I mean, work travel has always been taxing, but add the element of Mommin’ in there, and things...
We recently made the trek to Disney World with our almost 4-year-old and 18-month-old daughters. Some may call it the Happiest Place on Earth, but I'm going to be totally honest and say I disagree. I realize the age...
Traveling with littles can be stressful for a lot of reasons, but keeping them occupied can help minimize some of the chaos. I’m all for electronic entertainment for the sanity of everyone involved, but batteries only last so long,...
Before my daughter was born, my husband and I made a pact to spend the following spring on a big trip with her. When we booked our Iceland and Italy trip with an eight-month-old, I thought we’d lost our...
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A Dose of Detroit: Local Subscription and Mail-Order Boxes

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Other than one grocery pickup, my car hasn't moved in over three weeks. Our family definitely recognizes that we are lucky to be able...