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Meet Tina: Her Family’s Journey with Scoliosis Turned her into a Mompreneur on a Mission

“Necessity is the Mother of invention.” Most people have heard this quote from Plato before, but it has become my theme over the past 10 years. Why? Well, I’ll get to that in a moment. First, let me tell you a little about my journey thus far.  I was born in Midland, Michigan to a […]

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Slow Down, Snuggle More, Clean Less: What Mother’s Day Taught Me

Last month my husband and family rocked it out of the park for Mother’s Day. The weekend included all of my favorite things {not in any order of importance}: naps, snuggles, wine, family time and reading. My husband took the early shift with our two young toddlers, made breakfast and had a great day planned […]

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Don’t Let Green Beans Ruin Your Day: Have We Set Our Standards Too High?

There I was…  It was about 3 o’clock in the afternoon on a weekend.  My head was about to explode. My toddler and I had been sitting at the dinner table, at my in-laws, for just about an hour. She was crying and whining; I was pretending like I didn’t notice. That’s how I was […]

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Foster Children: The Night We Answered the Call

I don’t remember the phone ringing, but I remember pausing and looking at my husband with huge eyes when I realized who was calling.  He paused, too, and then went back to making sandwiches.  The friendly voice on the other end quickly introduced herself as someone from our foster care agency.  Did I have a […]

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Guide to Fruit Picking In + Around Mid-Michigan

Berries in the Summer, apples in the Fall. Fruit picking remains one of my most coveted family traditions. In anticipation of the picking season, I did a bit of research and was blown away to discover just how many fruit picking locations there are in the mid-Michigan area. So, grab your boots and pails and get started; as the strawberry [...]
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Local Business Spotlight: The Blow Dry Bar – Fenton

The Blow Dry Bar-Fenton: Mom of the Year Sponsor Mid-Michigan Moms Blog is thrilled to have partnered with some amazing sponsors for our recent Mom of the Year campaign. One of these amazing sponsors was The Blow Dry Bar - Fenton. They are a full-service salon, that offers nail services, waxing, makeup application, massage services, [...]
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