Looking for inspiration + ideas for things to do with kids in Metro Detroit? Tried and true suggestions that real moms actually do? Here they are! Hungry Howie’s appreciates Moms and joins LittleGuide Detroit in spotlighting a local Mom each week in the #MomLife series. To take one thing off her plate and give her more time for fun, Hungry Howie’s is giving each week’s featured Mom a free pizza dinner for her and her family to enjoy. Thank you Hungry Howie’s for being the Official Pizza of Moms.
Are you following @i_live2love on Instagram? Alisha is a local mom and educator who also runs two online stores – I Love This & That and Sophias Crayon Creations which sells the most adorable custom crayons.
I’m Alisha Love, a proud wife, mother, entrepreneur, artist, and author. I currently reside in Southfield with my two-year-old daughter Sophia, my husband Michael, and our two dogs Bailey and Buddy. I serve as a dean of students in Detroit, Michigan. My career in the field of education started over ten years ago as a classroom teacher. I am also a graduate of Wayne State University, where I earned a B.A. in Elementary Education and a M.Ed. in Educational Leadership. I enjoy running my online stores i love this and that, which sells clothing, accessories, and customized items for men, women, and children! I also run my two-year-old daughter’s store Sophias Crayon Creations, which sells customized crayons for children. I believe that giving back and empowering others, especially youth, is not only my passion, but purpose. I strive to continue to spread hope, joy, and positive affirmations through all of my work.
Favorite Ways To Spend Family Time:
- Movie night
- Ice Cream Dates
- Going for walks
Favorite Places To Go:
Favorite Bedtime Stories:
- I am Enough by Grace Byers
- Hug You, Kiss You, Love You by Joyce Wan
- Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? by Bill Martin Jr. & Eric Carle
Favorite Family Friendly Restaurants:
Best Park/Playground: Inglenook Park (Southfield, MI)
We love it because there are a variety of things for kids to do. The play area is nice, there is a beautiful trail for walking, as well as various baseball diamonds.
Best Family-Friendly Annual Event: Visiting Waterparks
We enjoy visiting various water parks in the summer. My daughter and husband love the water!
Your Mom Must-Have: A Planner + Coffee
I am a planner girl! I like to write things down and hard schedule. This keeps me on track and helps to create balance. I also like Starbucks! I like to think that my grande chocolate mocha makes my day better!
Best Winter Destination or Event: Sledding
In the winter we enjoy sledding and making snow angels in the snow!
“Pat Yourself on the Back” Accomplishment: My Inspirational Album
In 2012 I released an inspirational album called, “Reflections.” The fact that the songs from that album still inspire others today makes me proud.
Our #MomLife Series is Presented by Hungry Howie’s – the Official Pizza of Moms!