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Seven Unique Gifts for New Moms

Shortly after my second son was born, family and friends reached out to me asking what we could use since we already had ample baby boy clothes. While it’s a somewhat uncomfortable question to answer (what childbearing-age adult actually *asks* for particular things outside of a registry), it’s appreciated by gift givers. Buying for a […]

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2017 Guide to Pregnancy & Postpartum in + Around Detroit

Pregnancy and postpartum can be filled with so much excitement and joy, but it can also be overwhelming when trying to make the best decisions for your growing family. Detroit Moms Blog has teamed up with local businesses & practitioners that specialize in all things related to the journey into motherhood. We hope this will help you [...]
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Pregnancy & The Scale

“I’m not gonna look at the scale.” “I just don’t even care anymore. I’m growing a human being! It’s fine. I’m fine.” “Maybe I didn’t gain anything these past few weeks!” This is what my brain sounds like on the drive to my prenatal appointments. Yeah, so, I’m on my third pregnancy and I wish […]

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“Who Does He Look Like?”

“Who does he look like?” asks the cashier as she scans my groceries and my almost-two-year-old son waves at her from the shopping cart. “Who does he look like?” ask the other parents as our children chase each other around the park. “Who does he look like?” asks a friend I haven’t seen in a […]

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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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