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Community College + Michigan Education Trust = Debt-Free College Educations!

It’s one piece of advice I’ve heard from every college savings expert: It’s never too late to begin socking away money for your child’s college education! Various strategies can get you on track to ease the burden of paying for college and minimize costs, the experts maintain. Two acquaintances of mine, Ingrid and Phil, are perfect […]

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World Down Syndrome Day 2018

I found out Benny would be born with Down syndrome on March 21st, 2013. Talk about some irony, huh? Today is March 21st, 2018 and I feel like the person whose words you are reading today barely recognizes the scared pregnant woman I was just five short years ago. March 21st, or 3/21, is Word […]

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Experience the Magic of Easter at Kensington Church!

Kensington Church, a nondenominational church with six metro-Detroit locations, invites local families to attend the Greatest Show on Earth this Easter holiday! The magical story is told through a three-part series, Act 1 on Palm Sunday, Act 2 on Good Friday, and Act 3—the finale—on Easter weekend, unveiling the extraordinary journey of Jesus Christ. The […]

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Non-Candy Easter Basket Ideas

Easter is fast approaching, which means it’s time to start thinking about what that Bunny will be bringing your sweet little one. While I have no problem with candy, my girls enjoy dessert, and I often use it as a form of bribery positive reinforcement, the amount of candy around at Easter time is enough […]

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A sampling of my #nerdswag. To the horror of the teen in my house.

Lessons from a Nerd Mom on Pi Day

I am a self-proclaimed nerd. Jeopardy, Trivial Pursuit, NOVA. These are my jam. Random fact: I carry a credit card sized periodic table of the elements in my purse. I got it in chemistry class on Mole Day (October 23 for those who are not fans of Avogadro’s Number) nearly 20 years ago. It’s older […]

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