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Fireworks-Free Fourth of July Festivities

Every year more than 285 million pounds of fireworks are bought on the Fourth of July. While fireworks have become a Fourth of July tradition, for some, they may not make for the ideal night. Certain health conditions can be aggravated by fireworks’ sounds, sights or smoke. The sound of fireworks for some may trigger mental health conditions such as post-traumatic stress… Read More »Fireworks-Free Fourth of July Festivities

Sunday Kids Day: Tigers Fun for the Whole Family – Sponsored Post

The lazy days of summer are here.  Family memories are being made enjoying the long days camping, visiting the beach, barbecue parties, playing at the local park and so much more.  One of those great summer memories from my childhood was going to baseball games to see the Detroit Tigers play.  I looked forward to keeping score with my grandpa, singing “Take… Read More »Sunday Kids Day: Tigers Fun for the Whole Family – Sponsored Post

2019 Fun, Free and Low-Cost Summer Ideas in Metro Detroit

Are you looking for some fun summer ideas?  We have a lot of free and low-cost summer ideas in Metro Detroit to fill your summer days. over 50 spray parks, splash pads, waterparks, and outdoor pools listed: https://metrodetroitmommy.com/metro-detroit-michigan-splash-pads/   My Top Picks: Heritage Park in Farmington Hills Pop Jet Fountains at Partridge Creek in Clinton Township Clay Township Splash Pad… Read More »2019 Fun, Free and Low-Cost Summer Ideas in Metro Detroit

Two Birds, One Mom: 8 Ways to Get Healthier While Spending Time with the Kids

  From work to household chores and children, it can be difficult for moms to find time throughout the day to focus on their health goals. For many, the easiest time of the day to try and fit in exercise is when the children are sleeping either early in the morning or at night. However, with days already filled with… Read More »Two Birds, One Mom: 8 Ways to Get Healthier While Spending Time with the Kids

The Importance of Unstructured Play Time for Kids

About a month of summer has passed and it’s getting to the dreaded “I’m bored” statement from kids. With long, empty days to fill their time with different activities, it becomes more and more difficult for parents to keep their children busy. A great way to keep kids busy is by enrolling them in summer activities like sports camps or music lessons.  Some structure, even in the… Read More »The Importance of Unstructured Play Time for Kids