Family Life, Feature Story, Health

What to Say When Your Child Asks You: “Where Do Babies Come From?”

As a mom of five kids, I can tell you many funny stories about the most honest and silly things my children have said to Travis and me. Like the time our six-year-old daughter Zhen told me she knew how her baby brother was born. I was putting clean laundry away and Zhen was helping me.… Read More What to Say When Your Child Asks You: “Where Do Babies Come From?”

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Priority Health is Offering a FREE ‘Health Insurance 101’ Guide to Help Make Understanding Health Insurance Easier

Today’s post is a paid sponsorship with Priority Health. For more information about Good Life Detroit’s sponsored posts, please read our disclosure policy. Thank you for supporting the brands that support Good Life Detroit!  It’s that time of year again. Open Enrollment Period for health insurance is here and will be open until Saturday, December… Read More Priority Health is Offering a FREE ‘Health Insurance 101’ Guide to Help Make Understanding Health Insurance Easier

Feature Story, Health

Children’s Hospital of Michigan Recognized as a Children’s Cardiomyopathy Foundation (CCF) Accredited Center of Care

The Children’s Hospital of Michigan has been recognized as a Children’s Cardiomyopathy Foundation (CCF) Accredited Center of Care. This program honors medical centers in the U.S. and Canada that provide high-quality cardiac care and specialized disease management to children with cardiomyopathy. “It’s an honor to receive this accreditation as it speaks to the high level… Read More Children’s Hospital of Michigan Recognized as a Children’s Cardiomyopathy Foundation (CCF) Accredited Center of Care

Health, Motherhood

Can Eating Fish During Pregnancy Help Reduce the Risk of Having a Preemie?

Last year, when I was pregnant with Zephaniah the healthy foods I used to love eating were homemade salads, cottage cheese, asparagus, and sweet potatoes. I also enjoyed eating tilapia fish tacos and salmon. (Here’s my homemade fish taco recipe with sweet potato fries if you’d like to try it.) After I gave birth, I… Read More Can Eating Fish During Pregnancy Help Reduce the Risk of Having a Preemie?

Feature Story, Health

Horticultural Therapy Offers Healing and Rehabilitation Benefits for Patients

My gardening journey began this past May after attending Eastern Market’s Flower Day. I had always wanted to plant a flower garden at our home, but I just never got around to it. This year, though, I was determined to make it happen. Travis and I dived right in and literally got our hands dirty… Read More Horticultural Therapy Offers Healing and Rehabilitation Benefits for Patients

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8 Tips to Keep Your Kids Cool This Summer (Nurse Recommended!)

Happy Summer! Are you excited it’s officially the summer season? The kids and I are looking forward to spending more time outdoors. One of our favorite summer activities is to attend city festivals in the Detroit and metro area. Every weekend there is something fun to do with the family. It will keep us busy for sure! Aside from… Read More 8 Tips to Keep Your Kids Cool This Summer (Nurse Recommended!)

Health

Teen Business Owner Creates MyTealTicket to Help People with Food Allergies

Meet Katie Perkins. At the age of thirteen, she is already the founder of her own company – MyTealTicket. Katie created MyTealTicket to help people with food allergies communicate their specific food allergies at restaurants to help prevent emergent allergic reactions. It’s an endeavor she is truly passionate about because she, too, suffers from food allergies.… Read More Teen Business Owner Creates MyTealTicket to Help People with Food Allergies

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8 Tips to Get Your Kids Excited About Brushing Their Teeth

Do you have a toothbrushing routine for your kids? I’ve been working really hard on teaching my toddlers about the importance of brushing their teeth every day. Of course, Elijah and Michala know how to brush their teeth because they are much older than my little ones. Sometimes Zhen and Zechariah are excited about brushing… Read More 8 Tips to Get Your Kids Excited About Brushing Their Teeth