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My Blank Calendar: The Quest for a Wide-Open Summer

I aspire to be a Pinterest mom – especially a summer Pinterest mom. I spend enough time on there. I. PIN. ALL. THE. THINGS. However, when it comes to actually sitting down and making paper maché life vests or whatever in the world looked so great on Pinterest… with my 6- and 4- and 1-year-olds wanting to “help” […]

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Bringing a New Baby Home During the Flint Water Crisis

Sometimes I feel like the Flint water crisis stole away my precious memories of bringing my baby home. On August 9, 2016 I gave birth to a healthy baby boy. August Andrew Ollie weighed in at 6 pounds and 11 ounces at Hurley Hospital in Flint, Michigan. Instead of the dream of bringing my sweet baby home for […]

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