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It’s Not You, It’s Me: Why I’ve Never Felt Mom-Shamed

I am shocked when a friend or peer tells me she’s been mom-shamed by her own kind. How the comments struck right to her heart. How she felt defeated by her decisions. I’ve been the third party in the conversation when they put up their proverbial dukes and defend themselves against a no-longer-present enemy. “And […]

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Alexa, Please Parent For me

“Alexa, Please Parent For Me.”

They've done it. The computers. They've gotten smarter than us and answered our prayers. It's now legal to have a sister wife. She costs about $180, and goes by the name "Alexa". Amazon's Echo has oft been referred to as a "glorified speaker", but I'm here to show you the ways it can be so [...]
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All I Want for Mother’s Day is for You to Leave Me Alone

Jewelry! Fancy brunch! Spa treatments! It’s the stuff Mother’s Day dreams are made of! Except when you’re pretty sure your piercings are closing from lack of wear, believe champagne is best drunk in the comfort of bare feet, and have a 2-year-old massage gift card that’s probably, you think, maybe in the bottom of a […]

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Top 10 Reasons to Attend BLOOM with Detroit Moms Blog!

BLOOM: A New & Expectant Mom Event at Rust Belt Market in Ferndale is less than a week away! Join us for an amazing evening of relaxation and pampering, chat with local pediatric experts, and enjoy some of our favorite Metro-Detroit food & products! Why should you attend BLOOM? Let us share our TOP TEN […]

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Breaking the Cycle : Struggles of an Overweight Mom

Beauty comes in all sizes. Real women have curves. Don’t weight your self-esteem. Wide Pride. Fat and Sassy. I have heard them all. I am an overweight mom. There, I said it. Anyone who can see me can know this but we don’t acknowledge it. Now it’s out of the way. I am not using […]

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‘Tis the Season to Give Thanks

With all of the hustle and bustle that the holiday season brings, it’s easy to forget how thankful we should be for the things we have, and the people we share them with. As 2015 draws to a close, why not take a moment to reflect on the positive things, people and experiences we’ve had […]

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Social Media: How much are you really sharing?

Recently my husband made a comment to me about using my daughter’s image on articles I write that led to a further discussion on using her image on social media in general. I took his opinion to heart and decided to do some research. I’ll be honest, when I started the research, I thought I […]

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Football & Hunting Wives: A Survival Guide

I love the fall. I always have. I love pumpkins patches and hayrides; football tailgates, warm cozy sweaters and drives to see the changing leaves. I even got married outdoors in the fall so all the gorgeous color could be a part of our wedding. Then it all changed for me. My already football obsessed, […]

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Neighborhood Groups

Join Our DMB Neighborhood Mom Groups

Hey there Mama, I have some exciting news!  DMB has created Neighborhood Mom Groups!  This is a great way for us ALL to connect with our neighborhood moms. I don’t know about you, but I am always looking for another rambunctious two year old for my son to play with or a little mom support after a long work […]

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Dear God

Are you there God? It’s me, Infertile.

A few weeks ago, I shared the lengthy story of my journey with infertility.  In that post I shared how I largely remained upbeat and positive through all the roadblocks we encountered.  However, there was another side to the mental aspect of our experiences that I would like to shine a light on today.  Everything […]

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