Archive for December 2011

Players Indoor Sports Saved My Life... Or At Least My Sanity

When my son was born, my daughter was 20 months old. I’d had my daughter actively enrolled in a number of classes since she was 4 months old for fun, to engage her, for socialization – and let’s face it, to keep me sane as a stay at home mom, too. So when Austin came... Read more »

Mary Tyler Mom and Donna's Good Things

Do you follow fellow ChicagoNow blogger Mary Tyler Mom? She, in a word, rocks. In September for Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, she chronicled the 31 months of her daughter Donna’s battle with cancer. It was one of the most brutal and beautiful things I’ve ever read. I, like many, fell in love with her sweet... Read more »