Stretching My Limits

Preparing for Chicago's deep freeze

The first signs of fall are appearing, which can only mean one thing: we'll be in the throws of winter soon enough. Sara is doing her best to prepare from now.  Read...

 

Chicago mom prepares to say goodbye

Sara's first born leaves the nest on Monday. A bittersweet moment in every parent's life.  Read...

 

Chicago mom: Talking to your daughter about body image

With so much pressure on young girls today to look perfect, Sara explores the best ways to talk to tweens and teens about body image. Read...

 

Summer of no fun: Chicago super mom hangs up her cape

She's used to being Super Mom, but this summer has gotten the best of her.  Read...

 

Health scare: The moment no Chicago parent wants to think about

When a seemingly small health issue turned out to be not so insignificant, Sara found her mind wondering to places she'd rather not go.  Read...

 

Embrace change: Chicago mom throws out predictability

After finding herself stuck in a cycle of practicality and predictability, Sara decided to shake up her life, and she's all the happier for it.  Read...

 

Transitions: Inexperienced Chicago mom finally comes into her own at son's graduation

Sara was the young, inexperienced mom when her son first started school. Fast-forward years later, to his high school graduation, and she feels she's finally arrived.  Read...

 

Chicago mom is sick of motion sickness

One of the least glamorous sides of parenting is dealing with motion sick kids. How do you handle the mess and stress?  Read...

 

Chicago mom meal challenge: Tackling Pinterest-inspired recipes

Sara challenged herself to make some of the delicious-looking recipes she pins on Pinterest for her family. See how they turned out! Read...

 
 







 
 
 
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