Amy Bizzarri

Member of the Chicago Parent Blog Network

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 .


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Past articles

The girlfriend getaway: Chicago mom says just do it

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.  Read...


Family fun in Northern Indiana

Horse and buggies, canoeing and a giant flea market are just a two hours' drive from Chicago. Read...


Chicago mom shares tips for potty training without tears

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! Read...


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