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So you’ve decided that it’s time to find a new hair salon. Great! Not only does your stylist have the capacity to make or break your entire look and overall style. Most importantly they are in charge of keeping (or messing up) your hair. That’s a lot of responsibility, no matter where the stylist is […]

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Choosing the right midwives to care for you and your baby is one of the most important decisions you will make as a mother. It is not usually until you are deep into labor that you realize how important it is to have the right kind of people in the room with you. Personally I […]

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Things to Do in Detroit With Kids blog post by Laurel Smith Photography features a young girl smelling a wildflower bouquet in her hands in the summertime. Detroit photography locations wildflower kid vacation Detroit, Michigan #professionaldetroitphotography #familyfundetroit #laurelsmithphotography #laurelsmithfamilyphotography #detroitfamilyphotographer #thingstodoindetroitwithkids #detroitfamilyactivities #familyphotographerMichigan #DetroitFamilies #LaurelSmithDetroit

I am so excited to share with you some of my favorite places to spend quality time with my littles here in Detroit! I love getting out with my kids and exploring new places, these are all things to do in Detroit with kids that my little ones and I have enjoyed for years! Detroit […]

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Finding a pediatrician that both you and your little one like is hard to do sometimes. As a parent, you are protective over your child and want only what’s best for them. Your pediatrician should want the same thing too. But, finding one that you like, trust, and can rely on to have the health […]

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Buying toys for kids is not a walk in the park, given the numerous toy stores available in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Kids love to learn. At a very tender age, they are already inquisitive about the world around them. It is important for parents to provide toys that can help develop their motor skills as […]

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During this autumn family photo session in Detroit, Michigan, Laurel Smith Photography captures this mother picking wildflowers with her toddler to be featured in her blog, "Spas in Detroit." spas in detroit michigan family photographer autumn field dried wildflower photos neutral colored family photo outfits, natural womens photo makeup toddler holding flowers #MetroDetroitFamilyPhotographer #MommyandMePhotography #MetroDetroitMaternityPhotographer #DetroitMichiganSpas #RivageDaySpa #ImmerseSpaDetroit #LaurelSmithPhotography #Pregnant #TheTenNailBarDetroit #TheWoodhouseSpaDetroit

It is commonly an agreed-upon fact that a mom’s job is the most rewarding yet challenging job. We truly do it all. We are the chef, the hairdresser, the personal shopper, the chauffeur, the referee, the afterschool tutor, the nurse, the counselor, the playdate, and so, so much more! With so much do to, I […]

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What is prenatal yoga? No matter what stage you are at in your pregnancy, finding ways to relax and stay in shape is a good thing. Prenatal yoga is one of the best ways to do just that – it helps your body and mind to relax while also staying fit throughout your pregnancy. Keep reading […]

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When it comes to finding a pediatrician to take care of your little one, your main priority is finding one that you can trust to have your babies’ best interest in mind. You want them to take their time, take all of your concerns and comments seriously, and assess your children’s health properly. I’ve spent […]

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Whether you are expecting your first kid or your third kid, having a midwife by your side is one of the best things you can do for yourself and your baby. They help you through your labor, delivery, and postpartum experience. They also are a great support system to have. If you’ve never had a […]

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Plymouth, Michigan family photographer, Laurel Smith Photography captures a mom walking through a tall grass field while holding her daughter. tall grass family photos, plymouth michigan family photographer, ivory and white maxi dress with flutter sleeves, womens medium length blonde waved hair, little girl's half up braid with bow #DetroitMichiganFamilyPhotographer #DetroitMichiganPhotographer #FamilyPhotoOutfitInspiration #PlymouthMichiganFamilyPhotographer #PlymouthMichiganPhotographer #ExtendedFamilyPhotos #DetroitMichiganFallFamilyPhotos #LetThemBeLittle #LetTheKids #DetroitMichiganLifestylePhotographer

Ann Arbor kids’ activities are plentiful, and with so much to choose from, I’ve helped make the decision that little bit easier for you by narrowing down some of the best options so that you can head out and enjoy them with your family.   There really is something for everyone in Ann Arbor, including […]

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