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Annie Swingen is a communications professional, freelance writer and humor blogger living the dream in Chicago. She keeps herself occupied penning humorous posts about her strong-willed kindergartner, nerdy husband, and high-maintenance (and often unreasonable) mother.

In addition to ChicagoNow, she's a regular contributor to parenting website Mommy Nearest and has written for the parenting section of the Chicago Tribune and Modern Day MS among other outlets.

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