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I See You Spring

There’s a lilac plant that we pass on our way to and from school every day. (At least that’s what I think this plant is 🤔) Today, we could smell it. The sun was so bright, my daughter couldn’t open her eyes for a picture. So, I said, just keep them closed and feel the… Read More »

Moms Winning at Family Volunteer Day with Cradles to Crayons Chicago!

Hey Moms, On Saturday, January 26th, 2019 from 10 AM to 12 PM, I was joined by 20 volunteers gathered at Cradles to Crayons Chicago to enjoy a morning of service as families. I’ve said this before, but it is hard to find volunteer events that are family friendly – like, under 5 years old… Read More »

How To Stay Motivated

Hey Moms, Some days are just MEH. ?  Whether from the weight of mom-world on your shoulders to the actual world news…some days just require extra work to stay in the game.  When these moments hit, I often think about my old days of playing tennis and how I stayed motivated to win as an… Read More »

The 4 Things I’m Loving Right Now…

Hey Moms, It’s S-P-R-I-N-G Moms!  What does that mean for us?  A couple of things: It’s time for the seasonal ‘clothes management’ switch…that’s what I call sifting through the winter and summer clothes and deciding on a good mix of clothes to keep in the kids’ drawers for this “transitional” weather. Make summer camp/travel plans….eeekk!… Read More »

3 Ways How to Show Love to Your Kids Without Sugar or Spending Money

Hey Moms, So, today is the day when much of the U S of A is “showing love” because it is Valentine’s Day.  Historically, this is a holiday that roots back to ancient Rome as a festival of Lupercalia, a fertility celebration commemorated annually on February 15. Pope Gelasius I recast this pagan festival as… Read More »

The 4 Things I’m Loving Right Now…

Hey Moms, Wow!  I’m so thankful for the shift that has happened in my life.  Some of you may know this already, but just 4 months ago, I took a HUGE leap of faith and moved back home to Chicago after living in New York City for almost 13 years.  WHAT?!  I’ll give you the… Read More »