Kids say the darndest things. Sometimes it’s funny, sometimes it’s a curse word (oh, that’s just my kid? Never mind . . . ), sometimes it’s accidentally offensive. But what do you do when it’s REALLY offensive? What if it’s racist? Let’s back-up a second. My kids will have infinitely more privilege than me. I’m talking […]
Author Archive | Megan G.
To this day anytime I am home alone, the people, movement, and voices of the TV comfort me. It makes the house feel less empty. My mom cooks and reads while “watching” Law & Order. Rosie colors and does puzzles while her “toon toons” are on. There is no binge watching, no ignoring real life […]
There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you. – Maya Angelou I wish you could have stayed a little longer, Baby. The spark that was your life was celebrated with an enthusiasm your mom doesn’t often display. I’m really good at allowing the wait for the “other shoe to drop” place […]
It started innocently enough like I’m sure most affairs do. I was in graduate school and working nearly full-time. On top of that, we were starting off our newlywed life in Mississippi, approximately 800 miles away from our home. What’s a guy to do to entertain himself with no wife or friends to speak of? […]
In July my husband and I will celebrate our ten year wedding anniversary. TEN YEARS! At that point our only daughter will be one and a half years old. Yes, we spent eight and a half childless years together. Even more surprising is that was by design. I clarify this because often when people find […]
The proverbial village is real y’all! I can’t tell you the number of women and moms that make it possible for me to mother. Of course Mother’s Day is my mental recall to thank, grovel, reminisce and cry with my mom, mother-in-law, grandmothers, aunts, sisters, and friends. I am truly so grateful to them I […]
Like a deep-seeded friendship, Metro-Detroit has always been there for me. After over a decade apart we’ve been able to pick-up right where we left off. Together and apart we’ve seen unexpected challenges and roadblocks, overwhelming growth and rebuilding. I’m so excited and thankful to be a part of the Detroit Moms Blog team and […]