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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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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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Forty And Fabulous; It’s Complicated

There are so many perspectives and issues out there in the world regarding motherhood. There’s sleeping, car seats, food, screen-time, mental health, immunizations, education, bullying, and a million more . . . way beyond my required word count. In all the differences of opinion and ongoing debates, we can all agree on this: being a […]

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DMB Welcomes Artina, a Detroit Mom

Hey all, hey! I’m Artina.  My Life I was raised in Detroit and am a proud product of Detroit Public Schools. After graduating from Renaissance High School, I attended Michigan State University (Go Green!) and graduated with a degree in Social Science. Upon graduating from State, I moved back to Detroit and worked as a […]

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Can We Please Stop Criticizing Today’s Kids For Everything??

Finally. The warm weather is here and we can head outside. It’s what we’ve been waiting for all winter long. There’s no time like the present to visit the beach, the pool, or the park. Family time at its dreamiest in Pure Michigan. As you shake out your blanket for the kiddos and start digging […]

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Introducing Kelsey Hogan, A Royal Oak Mom

•My Life• Greetings, I’m Kelsey Hogan, a Royal Oak mama and one of Detroit Mom Blog’s newest contributors. Basically a native (shh… I was born in Cali), I grew up in Commerce Township and was off to Ann Arbor for college. You’re my boy, Blue! Post-grad, I ventured to Chicago to live the quintessential 20-something […]

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