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A Love Letter to Our Nannies

Dear Haley and Brinley, Our family has been blessed with four beautiful girls. We are blessed with two jobs, health, and a house over our heads. Real talk though. As a working mother, one of the, if not THE, greatest blessing I have experienced outside of becoming a parent is you, our fantastic nannies. I […]

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The Truth About Ramadan: You Might Be Surprised

Islam is completely foreign to me. I have a decent understanding of a variety of Christian religions, but my only knowledge of any Islamic holiday is a news clip, announcing the first or last day of the holiday and showing prayers. As Ramadan approaches, I realize that I need to learn more, and do better, […]

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The Fear Of A Mother’s Heart

I wish there was a way to break down how much time a mother spends worrying about EVERYTHING. Everywhere we turn and everything we do leaves us with an unsettled feeling about something, making it impossible to turn off that inner voice. It’s always there. It reminds, reasons, guides, coaches, and gets us through all […]

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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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Leprechauns Can Turn You Green: Tips for Celebrating St. Patrick’s Day With Your Family

March 17, 1991 is the one holiday I will never forget. I woke up to find my father tied up in a leprechaun trap, with head to toe green skin. Not like Kermit or Wicked Witch green, but a dark, spinach green. And it wouldn’t wash off. We tried soap, rubbing alcohol, abrasive cleaners; nothing […]

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New Year, New You {Still True?}

This year when everyone started asking what my new year’s resolution would be, I felt it was too personal. I have never felt this way before. I’ve always been one to share my resolutions about weight loss, diet plans, scheduling, me-time, etc. But this year, I kept quiet. I didn’t realize why until a little […]

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