Chicago DIY: Repurposed printers drawer

Stray Legos can be the bane of any mom's existence. Cecilia Cannon shares an easy way to repurpose an antique printers drawer to make the perfect home for Lego men.  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 remembers Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

The celebration of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s birthday is very special to Laila, and there are certain things she wants to teach her son about the Southern preacher with a dream. Read...

 

Chicago mom shares her favorite book of all time

"Oh, The Places You'll Go" by Dr. Seuss has become an inspirational manual for life, for Sarah and countless others.  Read...

 

Chicago mom: How I taught my son to be a gracious loser

An important lesson for kids: In all things games and sports, somebody's got to lose. When it comes to preschool games, that somebody isn't always going to be mommy. Read...

 
 







 
 
 
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