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Being a Gentleman Will Never Go Out of Style

Dear World, Let me preface this by saying that I’m not an expert on parenting, nor do I have all the answers. I just simply want the world to be a better place. In an effort to do so, I promise you today that I will do my very best to raise respectable young men.  […]

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Ultimate Guide to Free Summer Fun: Library Resources

The library may be one of the oldest mom summer hacks that are out there. That’s because your Mama knew a free book borrowed for two weeks would keep you occupied for many, many hours. Make sure your kids get to know the smell of a paper book and the joy of searching the shelves […]

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The Ultimate Guide to Free Summer Fun: Outdoor Fun

I scream, you scream, we all scream for screen-free outdoor fun! Get your kids out to explore the great outdoors with these free activities sure to have them asking to take their next adventure soon. Walk, Jog, Bike, Rollerblade, Scooter, or whatever your way through Detroit’s unique Dequindre Cut! Go challenge yourself to a game […]

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The Ultimate Guide to Free Summer Fun: Other Free Fun Activities

Here are some more fun things to do that have our favorite price tag: FREE! Ann Arbor Summer Festival!  Running June – July 4th there are movies, and concerts, and kid zones, and more!! Few things are more “Ann Arbor” than their beloved fairy doors. Do your homework first, then bop around town to find […]

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The Ultimate Guide to Free Summer Fun: Play Areas

Looking for a new place for your little ones to test their climbing and jumping and crawling skills? Maybe one where you can have a cup of coffee even? Check out one of these free locations this summer! Climb and slide at The Commons at 242 Community Church. They have an impressive cafe in the […]

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The Ultimate Guide to Free Summer Fun: Water Fun

Nothing says summer better than dipping your toys in the water. Splash your way to a cool, free, summer experience at one of these local water holes. Check out free splash pads at: Heritage Park in Farmington Hills (also be sure to visit their nature center while you are there!), McClumpha in Plymouth, and so […]

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The Ultimate Guide to Free Summer Fun: Kids Classes and Events

School may be out but that doesn’t mean that a free class on something fun won’t entertain the kiddos! Keep their learning skills alive with one of these opportunities. Both Home Depot and Lowe’s offer hands-on building classes for kids. Punt, Pass and Kick offer kids 8+ the chance to hone their football skills in […]

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The Ultimate Spring Bucket List

We have officially entered Spring here in the Metro Detroit Area and with each warmer day all of us at Detroit Moms Blog are itching to get out of the house. There are so many great things to explore and do as a family right in our backyards and we wanted to highlight a few [...]
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Reading Month Quick Tip: Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library

Reading is an imperative skill for children to master, and it seems like kids are learning to read earlier than ever, mostly because parents (like you moms!), teachers and community leaders are invested in the well-being of little ones everywhere. While not all children are provided equal resources such as technology-based learning, free after-school programs or […]

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