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All I Want for Mother’s Day is for You to Leave Me Alone

Jewelry! Fancy brunch! Spa treatments! It’s the stuff Mother’s Day dreams are made of! Except when you’re pretty sure your piercings are closing from lack of wear, believe champagne is best drunk in the comfort of bare feet, and have a 2-year-old massage gift card that’s probably, you think, maybe in the bottom of a […]

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Am I Qualified Teenager

Am I Really Qualified To Have A Teenager?

Life with my three darling boys (insert sarcasm) has been on cruise control for some miles now. Once we moved beyond the baby and little kid stage, there was a reprieve of sorts. Although sometimes extremely chaotic, days were mostly predictable: eat, school & family, eat, friends & video games, eat, homework, eat, activities & […]

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A Detroit Mom's Guide To May

Detroit Moms Guide to May

April showers will bring May flowers in beautiful BLOOM!  Welcome to mid-spring, mamas!  It's warming up quickly and before you know it the kids will be out of school!  Here's a collection of events and happenings in+around Detroit for you!  One, in particular, is our new and expecting moms event: Bloom @ The Everbrook Academy [...]
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My Kids Tried 200 New Foods

My Kids Tried 200 New Foods in 90 Days: Yours Can Too

My kids, ages 3 and 5, had fallen into that horrible rut where the foods they would eat were limited to chicken nuggets, mac and cheese, ham sandwiches, carrots, apples and berry yogurt. And of course, goldfish. Those darn fish. I was so sick of stressing out over what they would eat, especially at holiday […]

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Save It For A Rainy Day: 75 Fun Indoor Activities

In my pre-mom life, there was something comforting about a rainy day at home. Brew a cup of tea, listen to calming music, curl up with a good book. Now, add children into the equation, and inclement weather can leave us feeling more like we’re under house arrest.  Save this post for a rainy day […]

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Introducing Annelyse

Introducing Annelyse Miller: A Troy Mom

Introducing Annelyse! Down with Detroit I grew up in Rosedale Park, a neighborhood in Northwest Detroit. Rosedale Park is filled with gorgeous old homes, passionately loyal neighbors and a true sense of community. Along with my incredibly giving and driven parents and my three siblings, the city and this neighborhood in particular, helped to shape […]

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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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