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Meet Katie: A Chesaning Mom Who Teaches Her Littles At Home

Hello! I’m Katie Augustine, and I am a stay-at-home mom in the village of Chesaning. I live here with my laundry-doing husband Matthew, who is the upper grades instructor and principal at a private school in town called Zion Lutheran, and our two children – Elsie, age 2, and Oliver, 7 months! Fun fact: I […]

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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 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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