Family Life, Feature Story

10 Reasons Why You Should Get a BJ’s Wholesale Club Membership

This post is sponsored by BJ’s Wholesale Club. You can read our disclosure policy here. Thank you for supporting the brands that support Good Life Detroit! Have you heard the news? BJ’s Wholesale Club is coming to the metro Detroit area this Fall! The Massachusetts-based warehouse club is opening two new stores– one in Madison… Read More 10 Reasons Why You Should Get a BJ’s Wholesale Club Membership

Detroit City Guide, Family Life, Feature Story

Family, Ice Cream, Kites, Music, and Taco Trucks (A Few Summer Photos)

How has your summer been so far? Have you been on a vacation yet or to any exciting festivals this summer?  We don’t have a vacation planned for this summer, but we do plan to explore new (to us) places in Detroit and (hopefully) up north.  Travis has been busy with full-time summer classes at… Read More Family, Ice Cream, Kites, Music, and Taco Trucks (A Few Summer Photos)

Family Life

How I Used My DFCUPerks App to Save Money on Roadside Assistance

Today’s post is sponsored by DFCU Financial. You can read our disclosure policy here. Thank you for supporting the brands that support Good Life Detroit! Lately, I’ve been sharing updates with you about my experience using DFCU Financial’s DFCUPerks app and other great benefits of the DFCUPerks checking account membership.  My DFCUPerks membership started in… Read More How I Used My DFCUPerks App to Save Money on Roadside Assistance

Family Life

Huron Valley-Sinai Hospital Creates New, Interactive Walking Path for Expectant Mothers

If you’re a mom-to-be and currently planning your labor and birth, then you may find this information interesting. Huron Valley-Sinai Hospital recently created an interactive walking path for expectant mothers who are in the early stages of labor. Madonna Ladouceur, Clinical Nurse Specialist at Harris Birthing Center at Huron Valley-Sinai Hosptial, believes the new walking… Read More Huron Valley-Sinai Hospital Creates New, Interactive Walking Path for Expectant Mothers

Family Life, Feature Story

Detroit Families Celebrate 50 Years of Sesame Street at Sold-Out Road Trip Tour

Detroit families love their Sesame Street! Over the weekend, Sesame Street visited families at Lafayette Park in Detroit for the Sesame Street Road Trip Tour. The city was the fourth stop on the tour and it was held in celebration of Sesame Street’s 50th anniversary.  Because of the large response for tickets, parents were encouraged… Read More Detroit Families Celebrate 50 Years of Sesame Street at Sold-Out Road Trip Tour

Family Life

Sesame Street’s Elmo Visited Detroit Yesterday, Proclaimed June 20th as “Sesame Street Day”

Can you believe Sesame Street is celebrating 50 years? When I was a kid, Sesame Street was a television show that I greatly cherished. Now that I am a mother of five children, I love it even more because my own children are growing up with it, too! As part of Sesame Street’s 50th-anniversary celebration,… Read More Sesame Street’s Elmo Visited Detroit Yesterday, Proclaimed June 20th as “Sesame Street Day”

Family Life

Michigan Science Center Hires Christian Greer as President, CEO

Last week, the Michigan Science Center (MiSci) announced its new president and CEO. Christian Greer is a seasoned STEM professional with nearly 30 years of experience across numerous museums and science centers. He has served in leadership positions at Adler Planetarium, Denver Museum of Nature & Science, Chicago Architecture Foundation, and Shedd Aquarium, where he… Read More Michigan Science Center Hires Christian Greer as President, CEO

Family Life

Tzu Chi USA Offers Disaster Aid After Heavy Floods in Detroit

SOURCE: Buddhist Tzu Chi Foundation After severe floods in Detroit, Michigan, on April 30, 2019, the Buddhist Tzu Chi Foundation (also known as Tzu Chi USA), a volunteer humanitarian organization, will provide property owners and renters with emergency financial aid for completely destroyed or majorly damaged properties. We will be making these funds available, via… Read More Tzu Chi USA Offers Disaster Aid After Heavy Floods in Detroit

Family Life

Children’s Hospital of Michigan Receives Top Epilepsy Center Ranking

Children’s Hospital of Michigan has been recognized by the National Association of Epilepsy Centers (NAEC) as a Level 4 epilepsy center for 2019 and 2020, providing the highest-level medical and surgical diagnosis and treatment for pediatric patients with complex epilepsy. “I am so proud of highly specialized pediatric care our physicians, nurses and care teams… Read More Children’s Hospital of Michigan Receives Top Epilepsy Center Ranking

Family Life, Feature Story

Love Notes

My teen daughter Michala (17) is a creative. She enjoys coloring, sketching, and writing. She has journals filled with short stories she has written, many of which she’s too shy to let me read (LOL). Creating art through her drawings and writings has become more than a hobby to her. It is an outlet for… Read More Love Notes