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Expectations Ruin Everything! Let Go and Embrace the Unexpected

You’ve spent hours, weeks, months even… planning the perfect event. A family vacation. A wedding. A birthday party. Ordinary outings require work too… a trip to the zoo, lunch with an old friend, a play date with new moms. Without realizing it, you already have a vision forming of how it will all play out. […]

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It Takes a Village Right? So Let’s BE That Village for Local Moms in Need!

1 in 4 children in Genesee County lives in poverty and their families struggle to provide diapers. As a brand new mother, it’s terrifying to bring home a new baby knowing that you’re on your own. The nurses have given you a few pep talks and some hospital freebies. The doctor has cleared you to […]

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A Letter to my Daughter: Mother’s Day Reflections

To my sweet baby girl, The first official Mother’s Day gift I received from your dad was a beautiful cherry wood cutting board that is now hanging on our kitchen wall. Cherry, because we decided while celebrating our first wedding anniversary in Traverse City that we were ready for a baby. Ten months later, after a […]

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Meet Jessica: A Grand Blanc Mom Low on Sleep, Big on Coffee and Adventure

Hello! I’m Jess and I am ooooh so happy to be here! I often tell people I get the best of both worlds, sacrificing any chance of a “normal” sleep schedule to be a stay-at-home-mom by day and a career gal by night. That means any given weekday, you might run into me zig-zagging around […]

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