Bekah Page-Gourley

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My Kid is My Social Crutch

“Congrats on the baby! Say goodbye to your social life!”   The typical narrative is that kids hinder their parents’ ability to get out and socialize. And it’s true that after kids,..

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Michigan Brewery Roadtrips (With Kids)

Detroit has some wonderful local options for beer-loving parents, but sometimes you have to take the show on the road. Whether you’re heading to Chicago for a holiday weekend, Grand Rapids for..

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10 Things All Parents Should Know About Sleepaway Camp

This summer, we took the plunge and sent our six-year-old to sleepaway camp for the first time. I knew it would be a big step and a notable rite of passage for my son, but I didn’t anticipate how..

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Letting Go of Mom Guilt

The week before Mother’s Day this year, I told some girlfriends that the ubiquitous mom guilt articles and posts peppering the internet just don’t resonate with me anymore. There was definitely a..

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That him won’t always exist. Neither will this me.

“They grow up so fast!”   It is a thing everyone says to parents. Memes float around reminding us not to take the mundane moments with our kids for granted, not to waste a minute, to revel..

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25 Best Books for Kids (By Age)

Reading to my little one before bed continues to be one of my favorite things about being a parent. If you’re looking to beef up your own collection, or need to find a great gift for a lucky kiddo,..

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Why I Teach My Son to ‘Support the Girls’

A few years ago, I saw a Facebook post by a former camp counselor of mine who now lives in Cleveland. She’d held a drive for pads, tampons, and bras, and was donating the spoils to a local homeless..

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BEST LOCAL BREWERIES FOR BEER-LOVING PARENTS

When you had kids, you stopped liking beer, right? Yeah, me neither. Fortunately, Detroit has some great family-friendly breweries and restaurants that will keep everyone happy. This short list only..

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LittleGuide Families: Bekah (Detroit)

Meet Bekah Kids: Isaac (5) Hometown: Detroit   My husband, Jason, and I met in law school in New Orleans, and we moved to Ann Arbor after graduation. After living there for a few years,..

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