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Amy Bizzarri is a writer, Chicago public school teacher and mom to two kids - a preschooler and a middle schooler. She lives in the Logan Square neighborhood of Chicago. You're most likely to find Amy swimming at North Avenue Beach with her kids, riding her bike around the city, or digging around in her garden. Amy blogs at amywrites312.com .
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Chicago hiking adventure: Graue Mill and Fullersburg Woods
November 13, 2013
If your usual trip to Oak Brook only includes a trip to the mall, why not try something different? Amy can show you the perfect place for a late-fall hike.
New Chicago meal delivery service is a hit with busy moms
October 30, 2013
Amy loves to cook but hates the time it takes to plan recipes and gather ingredients. Enter Relished, a new food delivery service that brings fresh ingredients to your door.
Chicago family travels: Fun fall getaway in La Porte County, Indiana
October 23, 2013
Looking for a change of scenery and pace? La Porte County, Indiana, with it's old-fashioned charm, may be just the place for your family.
The girlfriend getaway: Chicago mom says just do it
October 2, 2013
Every woman needs time with her girlfriends every once in a while. Whether it be to a sunny island, a snowy mountain or a cabin in the woods, Amy Bizzarri says a girlfriends-only getaway is worth it - to yourself, to your friends, and to your family. So just do it.
Family fun in Northern Indiana
September 27, 2013
Horse and buggies, canoeing and a giant flea market are just a two hours' drive from Chicago.
Chicago mom shares tips for potty training without tears
September 17, 2013
The potty training process can be stressful - for parents and kids. Amy Bizzarri shares 15 tips for getting through it tear-free . . . and in three days no less!