Family Life

Get Your Tickets to DC3’s Youth Day Before They Run Out!

Get Your Tickets to DC3’s Youth Day Before They Run Out!

The Detroit Creative Corridor Center (DC3) will host the 2017 Youth Day at the Michigan Science Center on Saturday, September 30th. I plan on taking my own children to the Youth Day festivites and we’re looking forward to the event. It’s going to be a […]

Meet My Baby Zephaniah!

Meet My Baby Zephaniah!

Hi, friends! Today on the blog I am sharing a few photos of my newborn baby Zephaniah, who was born last month! I know I’m a little late posting his birth announcement, but life has been really busy. If you’re a parent, then you know how […]

Michigan Central Station Light Show Was a Nice Surprise!

Michigan Central Station Light Show Was a Nice Surprise!

My family and I found a nice little surprise in Detroit last night. We spotted the Michigan Central Station light show, part of the “Detroit Homecoming” event. I’m so used to seeing the old train station closed with not much activity going on in it. […]

Plum Health Direct Primary Care Focuses on Patient-Centered Care in Detroit and Beyond

Plum Health Direct Primary Care Focuses on Patient-Centered Care in Detroit and Beyond

Let’s talk about healthcare! I know healthcare and health insurance can be a touchy topic these days, especially with the spike in insurance premiums. Trust me, my husband and I are feeling the pinch, too. But healthcare is an important topic that everyone should take […]

4th of July Family Craft: Light Painting with Sparklers

4th of July Family Craft: Light Painting with Sparklers

Happy 4th of July! If you love celebrating the 4th of July with sparklers, then I have a fun 4th of July family craft for you: light painting! Today’s tutorial features affiliate links of the products my family and I used for light painting using […]

When Your Sister Agrees to Do Street Photography With You

When Your Sister Agrees to Do Street Photography With You

I was really excited for my mom, sister, and nephew to visit us over Thanksgiving holiday. It was my sister (Lisa) and nephew’s first time visiting Detroit and our new home, sot it was a pretty big occasion for us. But another reason why I […]

New Family Tradition: America’s Thanksgiving Parade 2016

New Family Tradition: America’s Thanksgiving Parade 2016

Happy Thanksgiving! I hope you had a most joyous holiday with family, friends, and loved ones. Today I am sharing a few photos of America’s Thanksgiving Parade 2016. Travis and I attended the parade as a day-date and we had such a good time! Remember […]

America’s Thanksgiving Parade: Behind the Scenes

America’s Thanksgiving Parade: Behind the Scenes

It’s almost time for “America’s Thanksgiving Parade” in Detroit! Last year, we weren’t able to attend the parade because we had a new baby. But now Zechariah is 17 months old, we will be able to go. And what makes it even better is my […]

Detroit Black Breastfeeding Summit Supports Moms

Detroit Black Breastfeeding Summit Supports Moms

So now that National Breastfeeding Month has come to an end, what happens now? When I attended the Black Breastfeeding Summit at the Charles H. Wright African American Museum in Detroit, I was thinking about this. I was wondering what happens after breastfeeding month ends. […]

Why We Should Celebrate Black Breastfeeding Week

Why We Should Celebrate Black Breastfeeding Week

The month of August is National Breastfeeding Month. Each year women across the United States and the world celebrate and share their journey breastfeeding their babies. Breastfeeding advocacy groups, lactation consultants, peer coaches and other breastfeeding supporters plan many events to raise awareness and support to […]

A Day Out at Eastern Market’s Tuesday Market

A Day Out at Eastern Market’s Tuesday Market

Being a newbie to Detroit, I am still discovering businesses and restaurants in the city. Our first year here, Travis and I visited Eastern Market for the first time in December. We went on the “Feet on the Street” tour to learn more about Detroit’s […]


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