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It Takes a Village Right? So Let’s BE That Village for Local Moms in Need!

1 in 4 children in Genesee County lives in poverty and their families struggle to provide diapers. As a brand new mother, it’s terrifying to bring home a new baby knowing that you’re on your own. The nurses have given you a few pep talks and some hospital freebies. The doctor has cleared you to […]

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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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Postpartum Anxiety After Weaning: Yes, it’s a Thing.

Postpartum depression and anxiety: luckily, almost all of us are aware that it’s a very real thing. So, let’s say a year or more goes by after baby arrives. Sure, things are hard in the beginning, but you think you’ve found a Mom-groove. You’re almost surprised that you didn’t fall victim to postpartum blues. Life […]

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Having Humor as a New Mom

It is now midnight and I am just now eating dinner. Or, it is two o’clock in the afternoon and I am just now leaving the house. Do these two scenarios sound familiar? If so, you {like me} must be a new mom. But, it’s finding the humor that helps me through this season.   Here are […]

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Bloom: New + Expecting Mom Event Recap!

Bloom! Were you in attendance at our new + expecting mom event at the end of May? We had such an amazing time! Over 100 new and soon-to-be mamas joined us at the lovely Captain’s Club at Woodfield for a night of food, fun, pampering, information, friendship and more! Bloom is an annual event that we […]

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Tell Your Story Through Pictures With Bella Vita Photography

Every picture tells a story, and as the saying goes a picture is worth a thousand words. But what if you’re never in the picture? It’s so easy to snap a quick picture of your children and family on your phone these days, but how many pictures are you actually a part of? We moms […]

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Don’t Doubt Your Body! A Few Humble Pointers for the Pregnant Woman

Pregnancy is so exciting! Feeling that little creature fluttering inside you, everyone telling you that you’re glowing, batting strangers’ hands away from your swollen abdomen — it’s like no other time in your life. But, um, remember that thing looming at the end of these nine months? That inescapable and petrifying biological event? Oh yeah, […]

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Bloom :: An Event for New and Expecting Moms

We are thrilled to present Bloom: An Event for New & Expecting Moms on May 25, 2017 at the lovely Captain's Club at Woodfield from 6pm - 9pm. Bloom is specifically for women who are currently expecting, thinking about trying or who have had a baby in the past year. It doesn't matter if you're on your first [...]
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