Chicago Blackhawks wives and babies: Behind-the-scenes with hockey families

The Blackhawks are having a baby boom. In the last two and a half years, the team has added eight mini-Hawks to its ranks, with two players-to-be-named-later on their way. We find out whether the hockey-playing dads are really tough enough for diaper duty -- from the moms themselves. Read...

 

Chicago mom: Sunday nights are made for 'me' time and Downton Abbey

Like most moms, Erin has an insanely busy week, followed by an equally hectic weekend. Come Sunday night though, when the kids are asleep, this mom can finally relax and recharge. Read...

 

Chicago mom: Why I love a good snow day in Chicago

Kari Wagner Hoban isn't going to grumble when school gets canceled due to snow and freezing temps. Instead she's going to enjoy a bonus day with her kids. Read...

 

Rebecca Caudill Award nominees: Books with great messages for Chicago tweens

As kids get older, it can become more difficult to find quality books for them to read. The Rebecca Caudill Award nominees are Chicago mom and tween approved.  Read...

 

Chicago mom: Let's keep Christmas trees up all year long

Jennifer loves her Christmas tree in its fully decorated glory. Why should she have to take it down once the holiday season is over?  Read...

 

Chicago mom: How to shoot pictures on your phone like a pro

What parent doesn't love to take photos of their kids? DSLR cameras are bulky and built-in phone cameras aren't always great. Chrissy shares two apps that can make all the difference. Read...

 

Chicago mom sets New Year routines, not resolutions

Erin realized that in order to have a successful new year she needed to forget about making resolutions and focus on planning more and creating new routines.  Read...

 

Chicago mom longs for Sundays with her family

Kari Wagner Hoban is torn wanting time to speed up so that she can move closer to her parents and wanting time to slow down so her kids don't grow up so quickly. Read...

 

Chicago mom resolves to be kinder to herself in 2014

The line between being able to laugh at your shortcomings and being overly critical of yourself is a fine one to walk.  Read...

 
 







 
 
 
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