Expedia Viewfinder is a world traveler, taster of new cuisine and lover of new experiences. From jet setting around different regions to dabbling in local culture, we inspire our readers to globe trot, embark on new adventures and brave the unknown. We provide expert advice and insider tips, while encouraging everyone to catch the travel bug.
Digital Editor Jackie McGoey is anxiously awaiting the arrival of her second child, Baby E. Follow along, from her third trimester through Baby E's first months of life, as she tests out the best products on the market to find the ones Chicago moms and dads can't live without. Email her at [email protected]
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Together with his wife Siggi, Chicago Bears tight end Martellus Bennett shares their experiences -- the good, the bad and the messy -- as they journey through daughter Jett's first year of life. #JettLife
PediaTrust is a new private partnership of seven pediatric practices located in the north and northwest suburbs of Chicago.
Justina is a twenty-something, professionally trained toddler wrangler and photographer. Feel free to follow along as she shares photo-blogs of their adventures in Chicagoland and tips to take better pictures of your own children. *All images are copyright of Justina Olenick*
Heather Holtz is a fitness and health enthusiast who lives in the Chicago suburbs with her husband and two boys. She blogs at Run Eat Play about fitness, food, and family. Her blog shares healthy living tips, workouts, recipes, and daily escapades of life with children.
Charlotte Betts is a Canadian expat adopted by the Windy City. Mother to a curious toddler, wife to a computer tech and owner of Preface Agency, Chicago's first style agency catering to mothers. She curates milknhonee, an inspirational mommy and me style blog.
Jennifer Evers is a 40-something blogger and small business owner living in the Chicago suburbs with her two young daughters and a DVR full of reality television shows.
She blogs about her life at Me, Myself and Jen (www.memyselfandjen.com) - single parenting, recipes, crafts and home projects, crazy things her children do, travel, celebrity encounters, community events and those wacky "Real Housewives."
Chrissy Jones is a local Chicago mom blogger with three children (12,7 & 4). Her blog Beyondthepark.com showcases the best special events, activities, restaurants and products for Chicago families. From indoor playspaces and conventions to restaurants where kids can eat free, Chrissy offers an inside and first hand account of how to have fun with the family in the great Windy City.
Erin Skibinski, a native to Chicago's far South Suburbs, Erin is addicted to DIY, comedy, cooking, and reading, according to her husband. She currently resides in Frankfort with her handy husband, and three adorable children all born in a span of 33 months (yes, she realizes this is insane).
Shannan blogs about parenting a tween at Tween Us on ChicagoNow and at Families in the Loop and was honored to be in the 2013 Chicago cast of Listen to Your Mother. A recovering attorney who works at a small nonprofit, she was excited to be quoted by the BBC, but hoping that they come back again soon to talk about something other than Justin Bieber.
Kari Wagner is stay-at-home mom by day, superhero by night. She loves to write about her adventures in life, love and decorating.
Keely Flynn is a Chicago playwright, freelance writer, and blogger residing in a fixer-upper that would make The Money Pit blush. She lives with three young children, an extraordinarily tolerant husband, and two cats who just try to make it through the day without being ridden like ponies. An avid fan of mysteries and classic rock trivia, Keely prides herself on the ability to nap on any surface - and she uses hyperbole more than anyone in the entire world.
Cheryl Eugenio is a wife and mommy to two toddler boys and a newborn girl who are officially addicted to traveling and exploring Chicagoland and beyond. She recounts her family adventures at O..the Places We Go. She also contributes regularly to Trekaroo.com. She is living proof that yes, it IS possible to travel with kids - without pulling your hair out!
Amy Bizzarri is a writer, Chicago public school teacher and mom to two kids - a preschooler and a middle schooler. She blogs at amywrites312.com.
Kids in the Kitchen inspires families to have fun in the kitchen together by creating easy, quick and nutritious recipes
Once lived in heels and dreamed of traveling the world, now lives in her minivan and dreams of a clean kitchen. | writer | creator | localist with LittleLakeCounty.com
Three former college roommates, now hapless Dads on “the wrong side of 35”, investigate the mystery that is fatherhood... without a clue.
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One Chicago mom's attempt to keep an accurate log so her kids will have something helpful to show the therapists.