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Dealing with Age Gaps and Bridging the Great Divide

I have two daughters. Two lovely angels sent directly from above. They are great girls. They get along well, most of the time. But lately, I find myself struggling when it comes time to have some fun together. See – my daughters are 5 years apart. When Lucy was 7 and Sally was 2, activities […]

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#Dadlife

Can I tell you all a little secret? Sometimes, when I’m watching my husband get really super duper frustrated with something kid-related (like, say, puddles of milk and/or pee on the floor, stepping on a Lego razor blade in the middle of the night or having his toe turn black and blue because our one-year-old […]

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Summer 2017 Free Family Concerts

So many local metro Detroit communities offer free concert series in the summer.  These concerts are great family events and a wonderful way to enjoy our beautiful summer weather while meeting a new neighbor or running into an old friend!  The following concert series take place in local parks so you can bring your own snacks and [...]
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Moms Guide to June

A Detroit Mom’s Guide to June

It's SUMMERTIME!  School's almost out and it's time to relax and enjoy your kiddos, Mamas!!  Here's a list of happenings going on in+around Detroit in the month of June!  Festival Season is upon us! If you know of something you think would be perfect for our monthly guide, please let us know. June 1st - [...]
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Preschool at Home

Preschool at Home: A DIY Guide

Preschool. A seemingly harmless word, but it can send even the most zen parent into a panic attack. I’ve been an early childhood educator for 10 years, teaching Pre-K through first grade, but I didn’t truly realize how stressful and consuming it is to make the “right” choices for your child’s education until I became […]

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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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Tips for Gardening with Kids

A Little Dirt Doesn’t Hurt: Tips for Gardening with Kids

Spring has finally sprung, the skies are filled with the sunshine, everything is finally green again. It is time to get outside! From bike rides to spring sports, get out and enjoy this beautiful weather. One of our favorite things to do is to work on our vegetable garden! My son and I have grown, (or […]

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7 Gift Ideas for Teacher Appreciation Week

Great teachers educate, innovate, support, and encourage their students to explore their own minds.  They touch the lives of millions of children every day and the impact they have extends far beyond the boundaries of the classroom. My son has encountered such wonderful teachers in his ten-year-old life. I don’t think we can ever do too […]

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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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