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Celebrating Nowruz: The Persian New Year to Bring Light to Difficult Times

“Spring and all its flowers now joyously break their vow of silence. It is time for celebration, not for lying low; You too — weed out those roots of sadness from your heart.” — Hafiz, “Spring and All...

How to Help Keep Your Kids Safe on the Internet

June is Internet Safety Month in Michigan. Which makes now the perfect time to talk about how influential the internet has been. It's influenced us as parents, and our children, over the last year...

How Walking Together Can Keep Your Marriage Strong

I looked out the window at the side-ways screaming rain. "You ready?" he asked. "Yep," I answered, pulling my hood tight with the strings and knotting a bow. Our foot steps fell side-by-side, sloshing...

The Gift of Boudoir Photography

It felt so invigorating. I felt so powerful. Mainly, I felt like MYSELF. As a mom to three children, there is a lot of touching, feeling, wanting, and needing. I was longing to feel...

5 Ways to Stop Sabotaging Your Health This Holiday

Every special occasion revolves around food. We can’t avoid it. Food is our universal language. It connects us. The reason holidays are so special is because they only happen once a year. This means...

Lessons Learned From Fighting Breast Cancer

I’m writing this while I recover from my third breast cancer related surgery in 13 months. I am 44 years old and I’m now an amputee. This is being written during a month that shows...

Lansing on Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives

Are you a fan of Guy Fieri, the host of the Food Network's popular show Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives? It turns out he is an equally big fan of Lansing! The Food Network favorite...

This Year, June isn’t about Pride

I will never forget my phone lighting up with a text from a friend that just said, “It passed.” I had been nervously waiting that entire morning, but couldn’t have imagined that feeling. Tears...

How To Be an Ally As a Mother

At Lansing Mom, we are actively striving, now and always, to be an ally within our community and beyond. We are bringing you this resource in order to unite us all in our community. It's...

What to do When Your Child Tells You They Were Sexually Abused

Your world comes to a screeching halt as your child tells you “He touched me.” There’s a million thoughts and emotions firing up in your brain. How? When? My baby! That monster! Rage. Shock....