Erin Skibinski

5 essentials for a Chicago family road trip

Road tripping with kids is a big undertaking. Make sure to pack these five must-haves to ensure a fun time for all.  Read...

 

Chicago family vacations are all about the kids

Is a vacation with young kids really a vacation after all?  Read...

 

Chicago mom: I'm a helicopter parent

Erin used to be embarrassed about being a helicopter parent, but now she realizes it has it's advantages.  Read...

 

How to find a good babysitter in Chicago: It's not as easy as you think

Finding the perfect babysitter is almost as hard as finding the perfect mate. What do you look for in a babysitter? Read...

 

How Chicago kids can avoid summer brain drain

What are you doing to avoid the dreaded brain drain this summer? Erin has some suggestions.  Read...

 

Post Mother’s Day reflection: All in a day's work for one Chicago mom

Motherhood isn't perfect, and by default, sometimes Mother's Day isn't either. But Erin wouldn't want it any other way.  Read...

 

The times are changing: Chicago mom learns to adapt

As her kids get older, Erin is realizing she must adapt and evolve to their language and behavior right along with them. Read...

 

Stories about motherhood can lead to a more fulfilled life

Laughing, thinking and crying. Erin believes if you spend some time each day doing them all, you'll lead a fuller life.  Read...

 

Date nights overrated? Chicago mom says yes.

When we think of date night, there is some pressure to make it big, special and over the top. Erin says it doesn't (always) have to be that way.  Read...

 
 







 
 
 
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