Stretching My Limits

Infusing Chicago culture into kids

Chicago is a city with culture abound. Sara is determined to reintroduce her kids to all the city has to offer beyond play places and amusement parks. Read...

 

How to teach kids that it's okay to have feelings

An important lesson for kids to learn is that it's perfectly normal to experience a wide range of emotions, and to show them when you feel them.  Read...

 

Asthma in kids: Preparing for another cold Chicago winter

When asthma affects kids, it can be scary. Educating yourself and consulting with doctors and allergists can make it more manageable.  Read...

 

The "been there, done that" Chicago mom

Without a "Been There, Done That" mom to guide her, Sara turned to books and her own instinct to guide her through parenting. Read...

 

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...

 
 







 
 
 
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