Kara Stewart How Hair Care Can Change a Life

Kara Stewart is a born entrepreneur. She works as an independent market mentor and founder with MONAT Global. However, getting to this point wasn’t easy. The past few years were turbulent, including a return from the workforce following a 15-year …

Fur Ball

Animal lovers came together on Saturday, April 15, for Capital Area Humane Society’s (CAHS) Fur Ball. The fundraising event included dinner, entertainment, live and silent auctions and raffles. Thirty-five dogs also received top-notch pampering treatment …

Entrepreneur YOU

Women from across the region joined the Michigan Women’s Foundation for the Entrepreneur YOU conference on Friday, March 10. The Entrepreneur YOU conference was designed to educate women with a passion for owning their own business about the challenges …

Give Mom the Ultimate Gift

It’s May. The month of Mother’s Day. Moms love the handmade cards created by their kids and breakfast in bed, especially when kitchen clean up is included. Some mothers might even like a little bling on their special day. But the ultimate gift? …

Celebrating women, tradition & creativity

It’s May, the month for celebrating mothers and the female caregivers in our lives. Whether these women are mothers, grandmothers, aunts or sisters, they play significant roles in our stories. Much of what I know are reflections of my mother and the …

Super Mom to the rescue

Every year around Mother’s Day I think about things that never would have happened if I hadn’t had children, and of the things I did because of them that I would never have thought I could. Lately, I’ve been thinking about a night when I needed …

Picture-perfect petals

In honor of Mother’s Day, I decided to whip up two fun, floral projects (shout out to my mom who helped pull these beauties together). So take your pick and give the other to a woman who helped you grow! Spring is in full bloom, so what better way …

Fabulous Finds Right in Your Community

Ok, let’s face it, there’s nothing better than a well-worn t-shirt. There is nothing I love more than changing into a soft oversized tee I’ve liberated from hubby Jeff’s closet when I get home at night. They’re so much more “comfy” than …

Cecelia’s Famous Cream Cheese Cookies

Mother’s Day is a special opportunity for each of us to take the time to show our appreciation for the women that have shaped us. Strong women of all kinds come into our lives, and whether they’re biological family or not, they hold the potential …

The Joy of Nurturing New Moms

Becoming a mother is defined by beginning a journey to love and care for a child, brought into our lives through birth or adoption of these responsibilities. As a lactation consultant, I share the art and science of mothering by nurturing another woman …

Eco-Chic Dental Techniques

Everyone knows how much waste occurs in the medical field. Waste, along with other environmental concerns, has been on my mind ever since I started to practice dentistry 20 years ago. Actually, it started before that, in a small rural community near Alma, …