Archive for July 2011

Chicagoland Field Moms Meet Up

Chicagoland Field Moms Meet Up
Do you have questions about how your food is grown? Okay, let’s be honest here. Do you have a million questions about how the food that your feed your family is grown? I know that I do.  If this is a topic that is on your mind on a weekly basis (like it is for... Read more »

Every Mom should have Bluetooth

Every Mom should have Bluetooth
You aren’t supposed to use your hand-held cell phone while you are driving. I know that you already know this. I also know that you still occasionally do it — just like I do.  In Illinois, drivers are required to be “hand-free.” But here is the thing – it is really tough to be truly... Read more »

Grow Books: Cultivating Imaginations Right Here in Chicago

Grow Books: Cultivating Imaginations Right Here in Chicago
I love a good surprise. When my kiddos recently received an intriguing package from Grow Books, we weren’t exactly sure what to expect. What we discovered inside our neatly-wrapped, rectangular, red package actually isn’t a book at all. Local Chicago company (by now you surely know that I am a sucker for all-things local) Grow... Read more »
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Cool Kid Product Alert: The 3-in-1 Smart Trike

Cool Kid Product Alert: The 3-in-1 Smart Trike
Not all tricycles are created equal. I learned this lesson the hard way. Back in 2005, when my firstborn seemed like she was ready for an upgrade form her stroller, I researched the available options and decided to invest in what I thought the was best tricycle choice on the market at the time. I... Read more »

Atia's Celebration of Life

Atia's Celebration of Life
Have you heard about Atia’s story? Over on the popular ChicagoNow blog Ay Mama!, Atia’s mom Laura Lutarewych has been chronicling Atia’s battle with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL) for over two years. I highly recommend checking out some of Laura’s posts so you can truly understand how amazing this family is and how they have... Read more »

Look Out Chicago Here I Come: A Review

Look Out Chicago Here I Come: A Review
I love all things Chicago. And I am working hard to instill the same type of hometown pride in my little ones. I want them to experience all that our city has to offer families. A new DVD called Look Out Chicago Here I Come! is a great way to show your kids just how... Read more »
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