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2018 Guide to Fireworks in + around Detroit

Can you believe it is already the end of June!  The 4th of July is fast approaching, and with that comes food, family, fun, and fireworks!  Fireworks are a great way to spend time with friends and family.  Finding a firework display can be tough, but we have you covered here at the Detroit Moms [...]
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12 Ways to Enjoy Belle Isle This Spring

You know that go-to spot that you look forward to showing off when you have out-of-town visitors? For me, that place is Belle Isle, no contest. Did you know it was designed by the same landscape architect as Central Park in New York City? And that it’s the largest city island park in the country […]

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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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The Ultimate Guide to Free Summer Fun: Other Free Fun Activities

Here are some more fun things to do that have our favorite price tag: FREE! Ann Arbor Summer Festival!  Running June – July 4th there are movies, and concerts, and kid zones, and more!! Few things are more “Ann Arbor” than their beloved fairy doors. Do your homework first, then bop around town to find […]

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The Ultimate Guide to Free Summer Fun: Local Museums

We are fortunate to have many local museums that offer a plethora of different options for free fun for kids young and old. Whether you need shelter from the sun, a space to burn off some energy on a rainy day, or just want to enrich your kid’s minds, you’re sure to develop a favorite […]

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Dealing with Age Gaps and Bridging the Great Divide

I have two daughters. Two lovely angels sent directly from above. They are great girls. They get along well, most of the time. But lately, I find myself struggling when it comes time to have some fun together. See – my daughters are 5 years apart. When Lucy was 7 and Sally was 2, activities […]

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Summer 2017 Free Family Concerts

So many local metro Detroit communities offer free concert series in the summer.  These concerts are great family events and a wonderful way to enjoy our beautiful summer weather while meeting a new neighbor or running into an old friend!  The following concert series take place in local parks so you can bring your own snacks and [...]
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