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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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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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Rockin’ the Suburbs (But Dreaming of Detroit)

If someone had given my 22-year-old self a snapshot of my life as it is now, becoming a suburban stay-at-home mom at 27, I would have felt something like disbelief. My first real introduction to Detroit was when I was a recent college graduate, planning to begin my Master’s degree in social work. As part of […]

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Baby’s First College Football Game

Fall is for cider mills, Halloween, pumpkin spice lattes, and most importantly: football. My husband and I fall somewhere between “dedicated” and “obsessed” on a scale of college football fandom. I grew up watching Michigan play every fall Saturday and witnessing my family cry tears of joy when they won the Rose Bowl (and therefore, the national […]

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