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I Want to do Allthethings, I Just Don’t Have Allthetime!

Lately, I’ve really felt the weight of allthethings bearing down on me. Like I don’t have time to catch my breath before one activity starts and the next begins. That it’s impossible to complete one single task before being interrupted by someone or something. Honestly, my life seems to be in a constant state of chaos, […]

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Introducing Allyson

Introducing Allyson Dunn: A Livonia Mom

Introducing Allyson! :: Down with Detroit :: I grew up in Livonia…and currently live there! Most my family lives in the area still. Except for my siblings, who are in NYC and Australia.  When growing up, we loved spending days with my grandparents who would take us on adventures in downtown Detroit. One of our […]

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Introducing Jennifer

Introducing Jennifer McGruther: A Livonia Mama

Introducing Jennifer!  :: Down With Detroit :: Born and raised in Detroit, I was the youngest of three and the only girl.  My parents, married 47 years, met as teenagers in their neighborhood in Northwest Detroit.  Their love story is certainly one for the books.  My amazing Dad was a Detroit Firefighter who retired as […]

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Raising A Spoiled Only Child

I Won’t Apologize for Raising a Spoiled Only Child

My only child is spoiled. It’s true. Do I feel badly about it? Not a chance. To tell you how we got here, I have to tell you how we started. We never planned to make an only child. Truth be told, I’m shocked we only have one. I always thought that I would have […]

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