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Food stamps could become more widely available to those formerly incarcerated with drug-related felonies.
Michigan Looks to Overturn Ban on Food Assistance for Returning Citizens

A statewide bill passed recently and could help allow residents with drug-related felonies to receive food stamps.

The Do’s and Don’ts of Helping a Friend Deal With Domestic Violence

Michigan Therapist Erica Carulli gives us the advice we need this October for Domestic Violence Awareness Month.

Michigan mom and licensed therapist Erica Carulli give advice for homeschooling children during the pandemic.
Kitchen Table Tutors: A Mom’s Advice on Coaching Your Kids in School

Whether your kids are "littles" or in high school, Michigan mom and therapist Erica Carulli has tips to help coach them at home this school year.

Making a Difference: This Detroiter Raised More Than $20,000 to Help Teen Moms

Rodnesha Ross started her nonprofit to bring art to Detroit students. She found her passion helping those who felt forgotten. DETROIT, MI — Harriett Holmes, 35, heard of Rodnesha Ross and her Youth Community Agency nonprofit through her sister last year. At the time, the mother of four did not consider herself to be someone...

Healthcare is one of the reasons Harmony Lloyd's mother, center, is voting for Joe Biden. (Photo provided by Harmony Lloyd)
My Parents Are Lifelong Republicans, but Healthcare Is Bringing Them to Biden

Here's how a Michigan family's journey to care for their paraplegic wife and mother has led to life changing decisions and first-time discussions in 2020.

Mothering Justice campaigned for paid family leave policies Republicans gutted in 2018. Photo courtesy Mothering Justice.
Michigan Moms Group: It’s Time to Restore Paid Family Leave

Mothering Justice, a group of Michigan moms based in Detroit, is launching a statewide week of action to restore a family leave policy Republicans gutted.

Mothers Ashley Cowser, left, and Victoria Martinez right, are balancing their work life and children's lives during COVID-19.
Online Only: These Michigan Moms Are Gearing up Their Kids For a Virtual 2020-21 School Year

Mothers like Victoria Martinez and Ashley Cowser are working moms balancing their careers and homeschooling to stay safe.