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When You Become a Mom

As I watch you play as two little girls it often crosses my mind that one day you will become a mom. It’s hard to fathom that when I watch one of you crawl around in a diaper while the other is practicing writing her name, but it’s a reality. I write down things you […]

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When the Miracle Becomes a Miracle Worker

To the one who made me a mother, The one I made a mother said to me during a recent phone conversation, “You used to care what people think of you.” She was right; I did. And I also “used to” view everything negatively, talk poorly of others, and doubt my ability to accomplish goals. […]

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Introducing Lindsay El-Yussif: A Birmingham Mom

Introducing Lindsay! :: Down with Detroit :: Hey party people (’cause there ain’t no party like a Detroit party #amiright), I’m so excited to be here! Go grab yourself a Faygo Redpop (or a glass of wine), and let’s get to know one another a little bit more. With the exception of my college years spent in Kalamazoo […]

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Introducing Christina Wincek: A Birmingham Mom

Introducing Christina! :: Down With Detroit :: As a transplant to the Detroit suburbs, I fought the housewife life tooth and nail. I wasn’t ready to call it quits in the cool department when we arrived from Los Angeles 4 years ago, so I thank my lucky stars for the rebirth of Detroit. While I […]

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