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Experience the Magic of Easter at Kensington Church!

Kensington Church, a nondenominational church with six metro-Detroit locations, invites local families to attend the Greatest Show on Earth this Easter holiday! The magical story is told through a three-part series, Act 1 on Palm Sunday, Act 2 on Good Friday, and Act 3—the finale—on Easter weekend, unveiling the extraordinary journey of Jesus Christ. The […]

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Non-Candy Easter Basket Ideas

Easter is fast approaching, which means it’s time to start thinking about what that Bunny will be bringing your sweet little one. While I have no problem with candy, my girls enjoy dessert, and I often use it as a form of bribery positive reinforcement, the amount of candy around at Easter time is enough […]

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Lessons from a Nerd Mom on Pi Day

I am a self-proclaimed nerd. Jeopardy, Trivial Pursuit, NOVA. These are my jam. Random fact: I carry a credit card sized periodic table of the elements in my purse. I got it in chemistry class on Mole Day (October 23 for those who are not fans of Avogadro’s Number) nearly 20 years ago. It’s older […]

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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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To be born a girl

At 1, I was dressed from head to toe in pink and frills. I was my mother’s dream of the perfect little daughter, sugar and spice and everything nice. She bought me dolls and tea sets, and paraded me around in fancy dresses. She was proud of her pretty little princess. At 3, I was […]

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Why can’t I just RELAX?

  A few weeks ago, I came down with an awful cold. We had just returned home from a trip to Nashville to visit family, and on the long drive home, I could feel it creeping on. By the time we were back home in Michigan, I was coughing, sneezing, achy – the whole nine […]

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