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Confessions of a Former Gatekeeper Mom: The Importance of Zooming Out

My iPhone must hate me. It’s constantly yelling at me to “free up more storage space” and the battery is always on “low power mode” because I wear it out taking pictures of my children all day. I stay home with my two year old daughter and nine month old son, and a quick scroll […]

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Meet Jena: A Thumb Mom with Lots of Littles!

Hello there!  I’m Jena.  Thank you so much for taking a moment to “meet” me.  I’m passionate about encouraging and equipping other moms, so I am thrilled to be here in this wonderful community with you.  One of my favorite things about motherhood is that so many others have gone before us, so we can […]

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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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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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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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My “Mom Bod”: Definitely Works Out But Loves Chicken Nuggets

I gave birth to my first child on May 12, 2017. My entire pregnancy I was told to watch my weight because it would be so hard to loose once the baby was born. So like many women, I was obsessed with staying as small as I could: watching every calorie, drink, and working out until the […]

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