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My favorite local fall event: Pumpkinfest in South Lyon, MI

My favorite time of the year is fall in Michigan! The leaves change, bonfires, apple picking, cider and all things pumpkin. My little town South Lyon, MI also does their biggest event of the year, which is Pumpkinfest. Downtown is closed down to traffic and Pumpkinfest gets set up. The event runs September 28-30 this […]

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Family Friendly Food and Drink in Flint

Flint is resilient. Despite all of the bad press, the reality is Flint is well loved and has a lot to offer. Interestingly, it seems like the only people who are aware of that are the people living in the city. Flint prides itself on culture: good food, craft brews, and it doesn’t take long […]

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A Mid-Michigan Mom’s Guide to September

Summer boredom is gone and school is back in session! How is that even possible? September is here! We've got some events to help fill your calendar to pass the time while your kiddos are gone during the day, and even some fantastic weekend activities. Grab your coffee and your calendar and let's get marking! [...]
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Mid-Michigan Mom’s Guide to Apple Orchards

Fall is far and away my favorite season and one of many reasons I absolutely love living in Mid-Michigan. I cannot get enough of the crisp morning air, apples, over-sized sweaters, pumpkins, fall festivals, pies, cozy socks, and the cider and donuts. Oh, the cider and donuts...how I love you. One of my favorite fall [...]
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Digital Dilemma: I’m Responsible for My Children’s Online Presence

I’m not sure exactly when I realized it. One day recently though, it occurred to me that I am responsible for my children’s digital presence. And I’m not entirely comfortable with that. I think the moment occurred while I was scrolling through my newsfeed, and I overheard my niece say to her mom “Don’t put […]

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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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Mom2Mom Sales In + Around Mid-Michigan – Fall 2018

The writers here at Mid-Michigan Moms Blog are always on the hunt for a good deal. Coupons, discounts, incentives - count us in! Mom2Mom sales are typically held at a school, church, or convention center, where a large group of moms come together to sell their children's clothing, shoes, toys, and accessories at unbelievably low [...]
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Dear Moms of Autistic Children, You Can Do This!

As we plan to start the new school year, I’m reflecting upon all that happened last year. And it was quite the eventful one, to say the least. Last school year I had a first grader and a second grader.  My second grader was diagnosed with High-Functioning Autism.  As a mother of a young son […]

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A Happier Me: Making Time for Self-Care + Me Time

I spent a good amount of time until recent years thinking that I was “happy,” but it turns out I was not, not truly with intent. I’m not saying I was unhappy, but here’s the thing: we go through much of life as mothers caring for our children first and foremost and we delight in […]

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