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Mental Health Awareness for Adults

    Did you know that it is just as important for you to be screened for a mental health condition if you sense there is a problem as it is to get screened for a heart condition if you sense there is a problem?  Most people think that mental illness is rare and that it […]

Children’s Mental Health

Did you know that it is just as important for you to have your children screened for social and emotional health issues if you sense there is a problem as it is for you to have your children’s vision and hearing tested if you sense a problem?  One in five young people has a serious […]

Talk the Talk, Walk the Walk: GreatLakesBayMoms.com speaks with Chick Moorman, Author

Jen is a work-at-home mom, parent to three, and she’s been a stepparent for over 15 years. She is well-equipped to discuss and write about the great, and the not-so-great, details of all-things-parenting. Along with spending quality time with her family, Jen enjoys music, chocolate, camping and relaxing. And laughing!   Want kids to learn to think? Give them […]

{125 Things To Do This Summer Bucket List!}

Hillary is a mom of two very energetic and inquisitive boys – who keep her on her toes. When not working on Great Lakes Bay Moms or spending time with the hubs and two boys she enjoys rowing on the bay city rowing team, baking, girls nights, shopping and traveling!     Just like every […]

Self Defense 101 – “What should you use to protect yourself?”

Master Joseph Stricker is the owner and head instructor of Martial Arts Connection.  He is one out of 24 outside of Japan to have a license from the ministry of Japan and 1 out of 15 in the US. He is also certified as a Sifu (teacher) from Hong Kong in Wing Chun Kung Fu.  […]

Jack’s Birth Story

Lisa B. is a stay at home mom of three little boys and one of our fabulous Great Lakes Bay Moms Members.  When they are not pretending to be super heroes, all 4 can be found in the kitchen making creations for the freezer.  For more information on Lisa, look her up at losingit3milesatatime.blogspot.com.   […]

Preschool options for all families

Jill Armentrout of Birch Run is Parent Liaison for the Saginaw County Great Start Collaborative. In this position contracted through the Saginaw Intermediate School District, she coordinates the Parent Coalition, bringing the parent voice to the early childhood system and outreach to families. She is the mother of two daughters. Our two daughters had two […]

HAPPY HOOPING

 Jen is a work-at-home mom, parent to three, and she’s been a stepparent for over 15 years. She is well-equipped to discuss and write about the great, and the not-so-great, details of all-things-parenting. Along with spending quality time with her family, Jen enjoys music, chocolate, camping and relaxing. And laughing! I’m a work-at-home mom who has absolutely no problem […]

Eat Safe Fish in the Saginaw Bay Area

Eat Safe Fish in the Saginaw Bay Area (Includes the Saginaw Bay and the Tittabawassee & Saginaw River) As parents, we always want what is best for our children and the food we provide for them is no exception. The Bay County Health Department wants to encourage families to incorporate fish into their weekly meals […]

Are 5k races right for me?

Lisa B. is a stay at home mom of three little boys and one of our fabulous Great Lakes Bay Moms Members.  When they are not pretending to be super heroes, all 4 can be found in the kitchen making creations for the freezer.  For more information on Lisa, look her up at losingit3milesatatime.blogspot.com. If […]