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Amber Stranahan has always considered her 9-year-old son, Sully, "an extremely talented young man."

But it wasn't until she received support from Michigan Alliance for Families (MAF) that she felt truly empowered to ensure that Sully gets the education he needs to develop to his full abilities.

Published in Family
Wednesday, 11 April 2018 11:56

A Remarkable Legacy

What began as a potluck in a church basement has grown into a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing support for grieving children and their families.

Published in Family
Wednesday, 04 April 2018 09:10

The Beauty in Family

Is bonding over blush a thing?

Just remember every bathroom makeup touch-up with your friends and it becomes clear.

Published in Style
Wednesday, 14 March 2018 11:25

That F-Word in Your House


I'm not talking about that F-word.

Published in Blog
Wednesday, 07 March 2018 10:26

The Answer to #MeToo is Education

Heartbreaking accounts of sexual harassment and sexual assault have been flooding social media news feeds for the past few weeks.

Published in Blog
Wednesday, 07 February 2018 10:15

#ForcedCoupleFun: Sushi Style!


Currently on Facebook, there are a lot of posts providing a series of questions to ask your kids or spouse about yourself. Asking these questions certainly provides insight on what they see in your daily activity.

Published in Blog

They listen to our stories and complaints when no one else is around. They encourage us to get off the couch and be active when we're feeling lazy. They comfort us, provide a sense of security and never judge us.

Published in Financial
Tuesday, 30 January 2018 11:03

Sandra Gaddy: You Give of Your Best

sandra-gaddy18-enewsPhoto Courtesy of Kelly Braman Photography.

Sandra Gaddy was born and raised on Detroit's east side. She's a J.W. Finney High School graduate. Her dad was a pastor and a Chrysler autoworker; her mom started a home daycare when she was 7. Sandra is the second child and first girl among three sons and three daughters. For her, Detroit was a rich experience—diverse, urban living, the city, the arts, athletics.

Published in Profile
Tuesday, 30 January 2018 10:20

Adolescent Wellness: Talk. Listen. Validate

Reports abound that this generation of adolescents is experiencing anxiety and depression at unprecedented rates. What gives?

Published in Wellness

When you go through a tremendous loss, it's difficult to see how you can live the rest of your life without that person. Where do you start, where do you go and what do you do?

Published in Blog
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