There is a consensus the pandemic has made the work to keep our home clean more visible. For many families the chore gap has widened, a term that honestly I had never heard of before this awareness. Typically the chores around the house: cleaning floors, dishes, and appliances fall onContinue Reading

Do you believe in WINTER BLUES? I don’t think it is a secret that winters, especially in naturally colder climates are brutal on mental and emotional health. Here in Michigan, winters are so unpredictable. Like our “first snow” on December 1st (seen below) that was a fun and light snow.Continue Reading


Winters for our family have always been difficult. The extreme, cold weather here in Michigan mixed with the shorter days is honestly brutal. Now to add to the dreadful season, a global pandemic, yikes. Is it spring yet? But kids (like my daughter) don’t care or fully understand any ofContinue Reading

Sponsored by The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services Now I must admit that when I first saw videos of people around the world wearing masks — I was nervous. I could remember as a kid seeing people on public transportation wearing masks and literally thought they were outContinue Reading

Sponsored by The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services I seriously cannot believe that it took me so many years to finally get a flu shot. If I’m honest, I never got my flu shot for two reasons: (1) fear of the long needle and (2) fear of theContinue Reading

Hey there, parents! So I know like me many of you are always trying to find the best ways to create fun and safe experiences for your children. Well, I have the perfect new gadget to share with you from my personal experience. And I know that both you andContinue Reading

Everything is on the fringe of the coronavirus right now. From where we eat (home) to where we work (home) and where we spend all of our time (home), it is all dictated by the pandemic. Thankfully, my family has found some unique ways to bond and maintain a senseContinue Reading

#KeepGrowing Did you know that gardens are essential to life? Early generations of people were able to create habitation once they learned to plant their food gather than moving from area to area gathering what they could find to eat. Gardening gives more control over your life. Last year inContinue Reading

#DetroitVibes Traveling to the gem of the Detroit River, Belle Isle, situated in northeast Detroit. A full day escape of the busyness of the city life. Belle Isle is by far one of our favorite places to visit year-round in Detroit. Belle Isle has a host of great things toContinue Reading