Passionate About the Community
and the Moms Who Live Here

parenting RSS feed for this section

Summer Camp Guide 600x503

2017 Guide to Detroit Summer Camps

  Disclosure: This is a compilation of our featured summer camp sponsors. For an even longer list of camps in + around the Detroit area, please see the upcoming ‘The 2017 Summer Camps In + Around Detroit’.   After being stuck inside all winter, we're here to tell you that Spring is around the corner! [...]
Continue Reading 0
Dolly Parton's Imagination Library

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 […]

Continue Reading 0
Raising A Spoiled Only Child

I Won’t Apologize for Raising a Spoiled Only Child

My only child is spoiled. It’s true. Do I feel badly about it? Not a chance. To tell you how we got here, I have to tell you how we started. We never planned to make an only child. Truth be told, I’m shocked we only have one. I always thought that I would have […]

Continue Reading 1
Erin Let My Son Dress Featured

I Let My Son Dress Himself

As a pregnant woman, I loved browsing kids’ departments for clothes. I had a vision of a cute kid wearing a well-coordinated outfit. The first year of his life, my son practically lived in pajamas, and then I had about another year to dress him the way I liked before he developed some very strong […]

Continue Reading 0
Jessica - Resolving to be the Fun Mom

Be the Fun Mom: My New Years Resolution

A few weeks ago, my 7 year old daughter said something that made me take pause. We were making a bed together and she did something goofy that I happened to find particularly funny and laughed with her. She looked at me and said “You laughed? You never laugh.” I forced some more laughter out […]

Continue Reading 2