Week in the life…with my Sarah Wells "Maddy" Breast Pump Bag!

April 23, 2014 by  
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I recently started using this bag and I LOVE IT! It seriously has made life so much easier with trying to balance my return to work and continuation of breastfeeding while I’m away from Aiden. I’ve used this stylish bag not only for carrying my breast …

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Puppets Take Detroit

April 22, 2014 by  
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We all know Detroit is full of quirky, off the beaten path spaces that hold treasures and delights. This month, we hit on a big one, right in downtown. On[...]
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One year

April 1, 2014 by  
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Tomorrow is a year since Dawn lost her battle with melanoma, leaving behind me and two wonderful boys, a business, friends who miss her every day, and a family that

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Family Photo Shoot with Meaning

April 1, 2014 by  
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Chris and I met through music
He was the prodigy sent in to rescue the baritone section in band
though he’d never say prodigy
I guess that’s what happens when your Father was a Music major at the University of Michigan
Your standards are higher than t…

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Letter from the Editor: Endless Winter

April 1, 2014 by  
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Dearest Michiganders, A word to the wise: the best way to shake these endless winter blues is to sweat. A lot. I’ve been up in the gym just workin’ on[...]
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Get Kids Ready for Earth Day with Bat Zone Tour

March 26, 2014 by  
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Earth Day is right around the corner. This month, the kids and I got into the Earth Day spirit by visiting the Bat Zone in Bloomfield Hills where we learned[...]
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Progression

March 16, 2014 by  
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The boys and I had a great vacation. We needed the time away even more than I thought, and I think we have been able to sufficiently reboot from this

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In The Zone: The Comfort Zone

March 14, 2014 by  
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Today I want to talk with you just a little bit about when being comfortable may be holding you back from being really successful.  Now it’s perfectly natural for us, as mompreneurs—women who have essentially signed up for two full time plus overtime occupations—to naturally gravitate toward what’s easiest for us.  It’s a way of […]

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Shorpy Saturday – Mirror, Mirror: 1942

March 1, 2014 by  
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By Jeffrey Buck Detroit in 1942 was much different for many people but especially for African Americans. A photo in a series that depicted the life and conditions of those families during that period. Take a look at the photograph entitled “Mirror, … Continue reading

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How Kids Can Help Kids in Detroit

February 27, 2014 by  
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We began this month ready to tackle one of our family ‘s New Year’s Resolutions–to give back to our community. Our first step was to find a place that would[...]

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