Posts in category "dilemmas"

Win a Free Six-Week Parent Coaching Session from SMRT

Update (1/18/11): SMRT has decided to postpone this event until the spring. Those of you who were interested in attending can visit for more information. Do you ever have any parenting questions? Let’s be honest – don’t we all have tons of questions about how to best care for the little people in our... Read more »

New Year's Resolutions for Parents (Reposted)

I never repost old entries — but I am making an exception today. Earlier this week, I went back and reread a post I wrote last year at this same time about New Year’s Resolutions for parents. I feel like I could use these reminders myself right about now so I thought I would share... Read more »

Why You Shouldn't Care that Your House is a Mess: My Mother's Day Message

The three little people who call me Mama. Sorry that things have been quiet around here this week. I have two sick kids at home. You know that that goes. I thought that I should get my Mother’s Day post up while I can because I might not have another chance before Sunday (with all... Read more »

More Parenting Resources on Chicago Now!

Chicago Now has recently launched two new parenting blogs that I thought Wee Windy City readers might want to know about. The Green Mama is a one-stop resource for all things related to green parenting in Chicago and beyond. Manda Aufochs Gillespie, the founder of The Green Mama, has been a valuable resource for me... Read more »

Top ten Chicago parenting blogs and resources of 2009

I wanted to tell you about some of the very best parenting blogs and resources in and around Chicago for 2009. Who says that these sites are so great? I do. What criteria am I using? These are simply the sites that I find most helpful as I navigate my way around Chicago with my... Read more »

The H1N1 Vaccine: Are you in or out?

The H1N1 virus (via Wikimedia Commons). I’ve spent a lot of time thinking about H1N1 this week. Every time my kids return home from school and report that this teacher was absent or that kid came back to school after being home sick with the flu for three days, I wonder, “Is the swine flu... Read more »