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Coming Clean:  It’s not me, it’s you.

Yes, you read that right.  It’s not me, it’s you and I’m ready to come clean. I had found the greatest friend late in my teenage years.  She got married and had children.  I got married.  Our lives were on the path we had always imagined.  We talked almost daily and got together often.  Then […]

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Meet Amanda: A Flint City Mom with a Passion for Community

Hello, I’m Amanda, a Flint City Mom, and a new contributor here at Mid-Michigan Moms Blog. I moved to Flint in 2016 from the metro-Detroit area after getting married. I became intrigued by urban cities when I was in high school. One of my classes ventured down to Detroit for a photo walk and I […]

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On Spring Break, I Learned That My Kids Simply Needed a Break

Oh, Spring break. It’s for everyone, isn’t it? Kids and parents alike both need the relaxing, and sunshine if you’re lucky. Last year, my whole family flew to Florida and bummed the beach day after day. We dodged the snowy Michigan weather and let the sun warm our bodies—it thawed us out. My husband and […]

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Homeschooling: Finding That Something

My husband and I grew up in traditional families with what we consider to be ‘average American childhood experiences’. We had loving family units, siblings, pets, summer vacations, and attended public schools. We thrived as children, made friends, were in band, and went on to college after graduating from high school. Yet, looking back, we […]

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Ending my Child-Bearing Chapter and Why I’m Sad about it

Tears definitely welled up in my eyes at my last yearly check-up with my Gynecologist/OB-GYN.  Just like many women all around the world I scheduled my yearly PAP/Breast Exam.  Honestly I hate these appointments, but understand their vital importance.  These appointments can have the tendency to be awkward.  But my Gynecologist/OB-GYN is pretty awesome. So […]

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More Children’s Books That Totally Rock

When you’re a mom to little ones, is there a more ultimate outing than going to the library? It costs nothing and it’s almost always open. There is an area dedicated entirely to children. Plus, you can almost always find at least one other mom with exhaustion in her eyes, looking for companionship. In my […]

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The Flu: A Few Quick Tips to Help Keep Your Family Safe

In sharing this post, the GCMB team is not attempting to provide medical care. We are not medical professionals. We’re moms who are champions for the health and well-being of our precious children. Furthermore, we understand that vaccines are a personal choice: we do not preach vaccination, nor anti-vaccination. With the help of the CDC, […]

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