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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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Community College + Michigan Education Trust = Debt-Free College Educations!

It’s one piece of advice I’ve heard from every college savings expert: It’s never too late to begin socking away money for your child’s college education! Various strategies can get you on track to ease the burden of paying for college and minimize costs, the experts maintain. Two acquaintances of mine, Ingrid and Phil, are perfect […]

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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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Introducing Mid-Michigan Moms Blog!

SURPRISE… As you can see our BIG announcement is that we’re expanding Genesee County Moms Blog to Mid-Michigan Moms Blog! The new Mid-Michigan network includes more than just Genesee County – Shiawassee, Lapeer, Saginaw, Midland, North Oakland, North Livingston, Bay, West Tuscola, welcome! This awesome online resource aims to be a central resource full of parenting information, […]

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My “Mom Bod”: Definitely Works Out But Loves Chicken Nuggets

I gave birth to my first child on May 12, 2017. My entire pregnancy I was told to watch my weight because it would be so hard to loose once the baby was born. So like many women, I was obsessed with staying as small as I could: watching every calorie, drink, and working out until the […]

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Meet Amanda, a New Contributor from St. Clair County!

Hi! I’m Amanda, a new contributor and stay-at-home-mom from Riley {in St. Clair County}! I love to read, journal, go camping, and go up north to my grandparent’s cabin. I’m obsessed with ice cream and a lover of coffee and unsweetened iced tea. I’m a loyal, generous, and shy at first kind of gal who will do anything […]

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Why Fall is Basically Every Mom’s Favorite Season

It’s fall y’all! I adore this lovely season and all of its cool, colorful goodness. I’ll admit it wasn’t always my favorite. It was always hard saying goodbye to the warm summer days spent at the beach when daylight danced across the sky well into the evenings. Long weekends were filled with adventures and dinner […]

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