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Archive | August, 2016

Fall Bucket List-2

Ultimate Fall Bucket List In + Around Detroit

It’s that time of year again! Long, hot days and warm, evening breezes are giving way to early, pink-sky sunsets and crisp, cool air. Fall in Michigan is upon us, one of the most beautiful and bountiful times of the year. Even the most seasoned and devoted summer lovers would be hard pressed to deny […]

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Hanging with Heroesb Recap

2nd Annual Hanging with Heroes {Event Recap}

To say our 2nd Annual Hanging with Heroes event was a success would be an understatement! There was something so special about bringing our community together at the beautiful Plymouth Fire Station in downtown Plymouth. The weather may have looked a little unpredictable with major storm clouds rolling in and a doppler stating the rain [...]
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PeachQueensGuide

A Peach Queen’s Guide to the Romeo Peach Festival

I have a confession: I am a true blue peach loving, parade attending, Romeo resident. Peach Festival has long been an important part of my family. My great grandparents chaperoned the Romeo Peach Queen in the 1940s, my grandfather and father both drove fire trucks in the parades members of the Romeo Fire Department. I […]

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Food Battles: Thoughts from an Eating Disorder Therapist and Mom

Food and Children. As mothers, one of the first tasks we are confronted with is feeding our child. The decisions seem personal (breast milk or formula?) and fairly straight forward (make my own baby food or use store bought?), but the amount of information and opinions about food and healthy eating can create confusion. Although […]

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I'm A Mom

I’m a Mom, Not a Young Mom.

I’m a Mom, not a Young Mom. When I got pregnant with our first I was 22 years old. I was very fresh out of college, embarking on my first year of teaching, Ryan just started Graduate School, and we were enjoying being adults during the week and carefree on the weekends. I remember the moment I […]

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RockingAtFriendship

5 Ways to Rock as a Friend When You’re a Mom

Recently I have read several articles in my newsfeed in which women explain how hard it is for them to fill the roles of “mom” and “friend” simultaneously.  While I understand the challenges recognized in these posts, I also found myself feeling uncomfortable with what seemed like yet another post telling women it is okay […]

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