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A Detroit Mom’s Guide to the Detroit Zoo

Trips to the Detroit Zoo have been on a regular rotation in our house this summer. I love taking the girls every couple of weeks to visit the animals and see what’s new. Since we’re zoo members {we became zoo members shortly after my first daughter was born}, we can go as often as we’d like […]

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Dry Dates

Hold the Hooch: Eight “Dry” Mom Dates in Detroit

Did you know that it’s possible to build relationships with your #momsquad sans spirits? Modern mom culture is wine-obsessed. I see it in my newsfeed every day- memes, t-shirts, and socks glorifying drinking as a means to survive motherhood. Oftentimes moms lean on the grapes for some liquid courage to make friends and sustain friendships. How […]

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Your Guide to Getting Out of Every Wedding This Summer

I never learn. Every time, I make this mistake. We get an invitation to a wedding. We’re full of excitement and positive (yet delusional) thoughts about our children (ages 4, 2, and 9 months), and we say: “Yes! We’ll be there. All of us! We’ll make it work this time!” But as the days near, […]

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Introducing Farayha: Bloomfield Mom of 3

As I write this first post for the Detroit Moms Blog, I am hunched over nursing my 8 month old daughter who is wedged comfortably in her regular spot between my stomach and the laptop.  In between typing, I use my left hand to feed my two-year-old daughter — who sits to my right begrudgingly eating scrambled […]

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