Author Archive | Megan G.

Summer Festivals

2018 Summer Festivals In + Around Detroit

It's hard to believe that summer festivals are well underway ! I get excited just thinking about elephant ears and snow cones... We all know as parents that's the one thing we look forward to unless you enjoy the rides {I'm a scaredy-cat when it comes to those things}! There is absolutely nothing like the community feel [...]
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An Open Letter to My Public School

Dear Novi Community Schools, It goes without saying that no one enters the teaching profession for the high salary and over-the-top benefits. The real payoff is making a difference in the lives of your students, but I imagine you don’t get the final results very often. Which is why this letter has been on my […]

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We Hired A Sleep Consultant

Have you heard of the frog in boiling water analogy? Hypothetically, if you throw a frog in boiling water it will jump out, knowing the water is too hot and unsafe. But, if you put the frog in while the water is cool and slowly heat it up, the frog will never realize the water […]

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Discussing Our Differences

Discussing Our Differences with Kids

Kids say the darndest things. Sometimes it’s funny, sometimes it’s a curse word (oh, that’s just my kid? Never mind . . . ), sometimes it’s accidentally offensive. But what do you do when it’s REALLY offensive? What if it’s racist? Let’s back-up a second. My kids will have infinitely more privilege than me. I’m talking […]

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My Husband’s Mistress: MSU Football

It started innocently enough like I’m sure most affairs do. I was in graduate school and working nearly full-time. On top of that, we were starting off our newlywed life in Mississippi, approximately 800 miles away from our home.  What’s a guy to do to entertain himself with no wife or friends to speak of? […]

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