Archive | October, 2015


Celebrating Gratitude

Each month, our corporate office chooses a word to focus on for the month. Not too surprisingly, the word for November is “Gratitude”. This time of year starts the inevitable hustle and bustle of the holidays, and the seemingly endless to-do lists. It can be all too easy to get caught up in our lists, holiday parties, […]

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The Doula and the Doctor

When I was pregnant with my daughter (my first), and making decisions about her imminent birth, I was caught between two worlds. I value the traditions of yesteryear (considered a non-medicated birth), and question whether the modern approach to things is always best. Meanwhile, I was immersed in a community of student doctors, my husband […]

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Costco Mom Hour :: Holiday Shopping Extravaganza {Special Event}

Detroit Moms Blog and Costco present the Costco Mom Hour, a Holiday Shopping Event just for moms! Did we mention it’s FREE? Have you ever wished Costco opened just a tad bit earlier so you could check your Costco shopping off your list before 10:00 a.m.? Especially around the holidays?! Well, this is your chance! On Friday, November 13, 2015, Costco […]

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Outrunning Dementia

Outrunning Dementia: Making Lasting Memories

In the last few years I have become extremely familiar with the words fear, frustration, anger, confusion, depression, paranoia and aggression. They are both warning signs and symptoms of dementia. The progression of this disease can vary widely depending on many factors and we are “lucky.” The progression of my father’s dementia has been slow. […]

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What the IVF?

What the IVF? My Unexpected Journey with Infertility That I Totally Saw Coming

My story is not a short one, but in honor of October being National Miscarriage and Infant Loss awareness month I thought I would share the whole thing.  If one woman reading this feels less alone in her journey, it will be worth it. I always knew in the back of my mind that I […]

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