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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 Jessica: A Grand Blanc Mom Low on Sleep, Big on Coffee and Adventure

Hello! I’m Jess and I am ooooh so happy to be here! I often tell people I get the best of both worlds, sacrificing any chance of a “normal” sleep schedule to be a stay-at-home-mom by day and a career gal by night. That means any given weekday, you might run into me zig-zagging around […]

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2018 Mid-Michigan Moms Blog Mom of the Year

Mid-Michigan Moms Blog was started as a way to connect moms in throughout mid-Michigan as well as support local businesses. We all know that motherhood is hard, and our goal is to celebrate moms all year long. However, with Mother’s Day upon us, we want to take this time to recognize a local mid-Michigan mom who gives […]

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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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I Have No Idea How to Raise a Boy.

I am a female who was raised with one sister. Boys were a terrifying, alien, fascinating concept to me for most of my childhood and adolescence, yet here I am, raising one. What in the world am I doing?! My two girls are just my speed, most of the time. They love tea parties. We […]

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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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