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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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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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Motherhood Changed My Friendships and the Loneliness Almost Broke Me

Change affects everyone differently. Most would say your true colors show during times of change. These are times when the deepest parts of you are tested. If you are not strong, you can easily break. The beginning of motherhood, and the changes that came with it, almost broke me. It wasn’t the pain of labor, […]

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