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I Loathe Mom Conversations

Fact: It’s hard to make mom friends. Also a fact: We don’t make things any easier on ourselves. You’ve probably been in this scenario before: You’ve gathered all of your courage to go out and meet some new moms on your own. A feeling of nervousness and excitement overwhelms most of your senses as you […]

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My Kid Won’t Be Friends With Everyone, and That’s OK.

It’s Just the Begining… Every stage of parenting has its difficulties. Just when I think the worst is over, something new gets thrown my way. When it comes to my daughter Clara, everything is new for us. She is my oldest and every step of her journey I’m experiencing for the first time as a […]

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Me Versus the Smug: How to Stay Sane Around Patronizing People

I got schooled the other day on how to be a perfect parent. No, the advice didn’t come from a world-renowned child psychologist. Maybe I would have actually listened to it then? Nope, this particular event was from a fellow parent. It was certainly one of those enlightening moments. It brought complete clarity to how […]

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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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The Bullies Next Door

Bully, Bullying – the buzzword heard across playgrounds all over. I personally hate this word. It’s overused and often used incorrectly. Bullying is not just a one-time mean phrase thrown out on the playground. It is an imbalance of power, where one person or group of people appears to have power over another. Unfortunately, it […]

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2018 Detroit Moms Blog Contributor Open-Call

Do you have LOVE for all things Detroit? Do you have a PASSION for relating to and inspiring others? Are you looking to make FRIENDS that understand what motherhood is like on a daily basis? Well what are you waiting for?! We want YOU to be a DMB Contributor! With a growing readership and a […]

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