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Babywearing is Saving My Life Right Now!

What’s one #momhack you would recommend to a friend? For me, it’s got to be babywearing! Seriously, friends. I don’t know what life would be like if I didn’t have the option to wear my baby. I wouldn’t be able to get half of my errands done without it. True story! Zephaniah (now 5 months)… Read More Babywearing is Saving My Life Right Now!

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Keep Baby Warm This Winter with Wearable Blankets

Do you have a favorite type of blanket for your baby? I’ve been putting Zephaniah (now 4.5 months old) in a wearable blanket when he sleeps at night. I love wearable blankets because they keep him warm and I don’t have to worry about Zephaniah pulling his blanket up over his face. In fact, I… Read More Keep Baby Warm This Winter with Wearable Blankets

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Gift Guide for Baby’s First Christmas

This will be my baby’s first Christmas! It wasn’t until Thanksgiving hit that I realized this Christmas will be Zephaniah’s FIRST Christmas! The holiday season has now become even more special because my sweet baby is celebrating his first Christmas. I’m going to take a ton of photographs of Zephaniah and I plan on buying… Read More Gift Guide for Baby’s First Christmas

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5 Ways to Save on Stocking Stuffers (As Seen on ABC 7 WXYZ Detroit!)

Do you have your stocking stuffers yet? This morning I was on ABC 7 WXYZ Detroit sharing ways you can save money on stocking stuffers! (You can watch the video of the segment down below.) It was such an exciting opportunity and I was very happy to do the TV segment. The “Stocking Stuffer Ideas”… Read More 5 Ways to Save on Stocking Stuffers (As Seen on ABC 7 WXYZ Detroit!)

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18 Inspiring Children’s Books About Strong Girls & Women

During Michala’s first year of homeschool, she wanted to study Women’s History as part of her social studies requirement. I thought it was a wonderful idea because it was a great way to (1) keep her engaged in learning history and (2) learn more inspiring stories about women that are not found in the standard… Read More 18 Inspiring Children’s Books About Strong Girls & Women

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The First Hijab-Wearing Barbie Will Be Released in 2018!

Barbie is getting a hijab! And I think that’s wonderful news. When I read the story about Ibtihaj Muhammad, American Olympian fencer, being honored with a Barbie doll in her likeness, I immediately knew I had to share the story on the blog. I think it’s very important to create toys which highlight our beautiful, diverse… Read More The First Hijab-Wearing Barbie Will Be Released in 2018!

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“You Can Always Get Back Up Off the Ground and Press Ahead”

Feature Image: The Bravest Guy book cover; other photographs courtesy of Nancy and Bill Feld; and courtesy of Harry Wedewer.     On the heels of Veterans Day, I’d like to share an interview I did with author and retired U.S. Navy Commander Harry Wedewer. The Maryland-based writer wrote a book about his father Don Wedewer,… Read More “You Can Always Get Back Up Off the Ground and Press Ahead”

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Top 10 Veterans Day Gifts to Honor Your Special Veteran

Veterans Day is coming up very soon– Saturday, November 11th to be exact– and if you’re a military family like mine, it is a very special occasion. Travis served in the Army for 8.5 years and I couldn’t be more proud of him. He’s been out for 2 years now and we miss it, believe it… Read More Top 10 Veterans Day Gifts to Honor Your Special Veteran

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Last Minute Kids’ Halloween Costumes from Target

The countdown is on: Halloween is in a week! Are your kids excited? Zhen (4) is really antsy for Halloween for two reasons: (1) She loves dressing up and is excited to get treats, and (2) her 5th birthday is the day before Halloween! We plan on celebrating her special day this coming weekend. We’re… Read More Last Minute Kids’ Halloween Costumes from Target

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How Was Your Weekend?

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Why Brown Bag Your Kids’ Lunch When You Can Green Bag It?

Hi, friends! Today’s post is sponsored by Wise Apple. My family and I partnered with Wise Apple to try their lunch delivery service and share our thoughts with you. Sponsored posts help keep Good Life Detroit running, and it’s no extra cost to you. You can read more about sponsored posts here. Toddler Life Means… Read More Why Brown Bag Your Kids’ Lunch When You Can Green Bag It?

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Sunday Family Fun Day at the Detroit Public Library

Happy Monday, Friends! How was your weekend? We had a chill weekend with relaxing on Saturday and then a family outing at the Detroit Public Library (DPL) on Sunday. Going to the library is one of our favorite things to do as a family, and we like to visit other libraries in the greater Detroit area.… Read More Sunday Family Fun Day at the Detroit Public Library