Tag: giveaways

The K. Grace Experience: Flexible, Convenient Babysitting in Chicago -- Part Four

This is the final post in a month-long series about K. Grace Childcare. If you need to catch up, check out entries One, Two and Three.Sara and I hope that we have given you a good feel for the client experience at K. Grace Childcare, but we recognize that a few questions may remain. Based... Read more »

The K. Grace Experience: Flexible and Convenient Babysitting in Chicago -- Part One

The truth is that I don’t actually get out all that much. Most days, I am quite happy to just hang out at home tending to the needs of the little people in my life. But sometimes Mommy needs to get some work done — or have a night out with Daddy — or get... Read more »

Four Days of Giveaways from Little Beans Cafe: A Little Time for Mama

Listen — I like quality playtime with my kiddos as much as the next mama, but I am not afraid to admit that sometimes I need a little break.And by break, I don’t mean a leisurely nap or anything like that. Sometimes I need a break from my kids so that I can attend to... Read more »

Do you want free tickets to see Disney on Ice presents Toy Story 3?

A few days ago, I wrote a post about how excited my kids are to see Disney on Ice presents Toy Story 3 when the show comes to town in a few weeks. I wanted to follow up on that post and let you know how you can score free tickets to bring your family... Read more »

The Best of the Best at Bullfrogs & Butterflies (plus a $100 gift card giveaway)

I am lucky to live in a neighborhood where I am surrounded by many fabulous, independently-owned shops that sell basically anything my family needs. One of my very favorite Wicker Park shops is Bullfrogs & Butterflies. This wonderful kid’s store has been serving my baby-and-kid-related needs since it opened in 2007. It is my go-to... Read more »

Want to win a free one-year subscription to Readeo? Read on.

Last weekend, my kids read books face-to-face with their eighteen month-old cousin who lives in Boston. And it all took place on the computer using Readeo. I know, this sounds a bit confusing at first. I felt that same way when I met with Chicago dad Coby Neuenschwander a few months ago and he told... Read more »

All Around Ralph's World: CD giveaway and a free concert

Up today . . . more Ralph’s World! The latest Ralph’s World CD, called All Around Ralph’s World, was released yesterday. I had a chance to listen to a few songs off of the new album and I predict that it is going to be another big hit with the kiddie indie music set! I... Read more »

A Mommy Holiday Coffee (courtesy of Corner Bakery)

December is a long month for mamas every where. You moms out there know what I am talking about, right? You have to shop for everyone from your mother-in-law to your kids’ teachers. Then there are all of the school events and work-related holiday events. You have to decorate, clean your house before the out-of-town... Read more »

A giveaway from MightyNest.com!

New parents are faced with so many decisions. Breast milk or formula? Co-sleep or let your wee one cry it out? This car seat or that car seat? And on and on and on. I’m not afraid to say it — I can use all of the help I can get. When it comes to... Read more »