Weekly Reads

  • The Unconventional Valentine’s Day Dates

    The Unconventional Valentine’s Day Dates

    Ah, Valentine’s Day. It can be a whirlwind of excitement when you’re in a new relationship and don’t know what to expect from your significant other. If you’ve been a pair for a while, you probably have a good idea of what your husband, wife, girlfriend or boyfriend has up their sleeve when this Hallmark® holiday rolls around. While it’s always nice to receive a beautiful bouquet and go to the fanciest restaurant in town, it’s even more fun to switch things up. Why have a predictable evening when you can have one at a place you’ve never been before? The shake-up in routine will end up being more fun for both of you, and you’ll have new memories to look back on for the next 365 days.Michigan State BasketballIt’s nearly impossible not to have any Michigan State school spirit …
  • Making Relationships Work

    Making Relationships Work

    Elizabeth Sawyer Danowski (LMSW, ACSW, RPT-S) and Dr. Sara Dupuis (PH.D, LP, LMFT) became fast friends. Danowski is a licensed clinical social worker who has found her calling working with kids. Her business partner, Dr. Dupuis a licensed psychologist and marriage and family therapist, completes the puzzle by working with parents, couples and families. Together they have worked to build therapy space, which is a safe haven for families to build lasting relationships. “I think really what we both do is help families learn how to communicate with the language of emotion,” said Dupuis.The women became friends nearly five years ago when a common thread kept pulling them together.“I would hear about Sara from my patients, they would ask me my opinion and then say ‘Sara said the same thing,’ and it just kept happening. Our view on a lot …

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