Category: Change

Being a Military Mom is NOT All Smiles and Roses

Being a Military Mom is NOT All Smiles and Roses
Note: Tinita Tennant submitted this blog and we love it; leave a comment and tell us what you think! The Truth about Being a Military Mom  By Tinita Tennant “When you enlisted, so did I”, were the words I said to my husband (then boyfriend) to assure him that he has my full support and... Read more »

Love & Sex: Use Your Sixth Sense

Love & Sex: Use Your Sixth Sense
Visual Selection By Kym B. How can a relationship survive off of good looks or attraction alone?  I am a big romantic and believe that an immediate attraction from one look is possible; however, it is simply “lust at first sight” – not love.  One of the most successful tips in business is called packaging. ... Read more »

What Do YOU Want?

What Do YOU Want?
By A Comeaux In the past week I’ve had a few conversations and arguments alike all hovering around the debate of what people want. The expectations set on us by others, the secret desires that our fears keep us from pursuing and the dire need to ‘be accepted,’ all play vital roles in our lives.... Read more »
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Our Birthday Giveaway! And Our Top 15 Moments

We're three years old today!
Three years ago ChicagoNow community manager Jimmy Greenfield gave us a blog. And the rest, as you know, is history. Here’s a look back at our years of community service, fab giveaways, and our favorite moments. ENTER TO WIN! Thank you for being here through our journey. And, enter to win our gift to you…Baggage... Read more »

The Day I Learned My Daughter Was Having Sex

The Day I Learned My Daughter Was Having Sex
THAT DREADFUL DAY By Kym B. I don’t know about you, but the day I found out my daughter was having sex with her boyfriend was devastating to me.  I was heartbroken.  And, I’m not sure why it affected me as much.  She was in her early 20s and in college.  Nevertheless the mixed emotions... Read more »

Sorry Chicks, You Can't Reverse the One-Night-Stand

Sorry Chicks, You Can't Reverse the One-Night-Stand
By Lydia Katherine So you like the guy. He’s educated, motivated and highly anticipated for an appearance in your lustful, fictional, feature forecast. For his attention, you become an opportunist. For his affection, you are flirtatious. For his kisses, you are imaginative. When you are in the same room, you become shy, bashful at times.... Read more »
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Warm Heart, Cold Bed: A Love Letter for the Lonely

Warm Heart, Cold Bed: A Love Letter for the Lonely
Sitting here sipping my Baileys spiked hot chocolate. Faintly in the back of my mind I wish I wasn’t single. (*cues The Emotions – What Do the Lonely Do at Christmas?) We all can attest that no matter what religion or lack thereof one may practice, the holiday season is a time to be enjoyed... Read more »

Three Ways to Check Your INNER Hater

Three Ways to Check Your INNER Hater
When You’re Not the Prettiest Girl in the Room By Sylvia Snowden Ordinarily, you’re a pretty humble chick but tonight, you’re patting yourself on the back because you look…….well…….. perfect.  You’re the life of the party!  Your make-up is flawless, your hair is “whipped to the gawds,” and your dress is killer.  Yep, every guy... Read more »

Get Your Upgrade! Career Advice from the #ChicksofGM (Recap)

Get Your Upgrade! Career Advice from the #ChicksofGM (Recap)
The Six Brown Chicks took a road trip to General Motors World in Detroit last week to interview six top-ranking female executives, engineers, and automotive designers for an exclusive editorial series: The Chicks of GM. Monday: Vivian Pickard President, General Motors Foundation Topic: How to Attract a Mentor *** Tuesday: Angela Barbee-Hatter Director, Global Design... Read more »
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Got a minute? 7 Tips to Recharge Your Career

Got a minute? 7 Tips to Recharge Your Career
The future is now—so, are you prepared for it? Ven K. Lai, Lead Creative Designer, Buick, Creative Design, has seven rules for rebooting your career and these rules apply if you’re a Millennial just starting out, and/or if you’re a mid-level executive starting over. Video: Meet Ven K. Lai Ven K. Lai, Lead Creative Buick,... Read more »