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Beth Prystowsky is a grateful mother, wife, yoga teacher, and writer of Ups and Downs of a Yoga Mom. She candidly shares her highs and lows as she attempts to raise calm children in a chaotic world while eating green and coping with MS. Beth can be found on twitter at @upsanddownsyogamom.
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Chicago mom: How to parent when you are sick
February 25, 2014
No one likes getting sick, and when you're a sick mom or dad who still has to care for the kids, it can be especially tough. Beth shares some ideas to help you rest while still keeping the kids occupied.
5 activities to survive Chicago's winter shut in
January 28, 2014
You can't do anything about the snow and bitter temperatures keeping you indoors so Beth gives you ideas on how to keep busy.
Get moving: Chicago mom shares fitness plans for 2014
January 14, 2014
Eat less and move more is Beth's fitness motto for the new year. Here are simple habits you can adopt to stay fit throughout the year.
Body image and a Chicago yoga mom
November 19, 2013
Yoga teacher and Chicago mom Beth has been a proud supporter of luxury sportswear brand Lululemon for years, but the company founder's negative comments on women's bodies may have put her off for good.
The great toy purge: A small victory for one Chicago mom
November 5, 2013
Do your kids have an insane amount of toys they don't play with anymore? A day off from school became a "toy purge" day in the Prystowsky household.
Chicago mom: Shopping parties are draining my wallet
October 22, 2013
Gone are the days of Tupperware parties. Today, you can throw a party to sell just about anything and Beth Prystowsky says her bank account is feeling the effects.
Chicago mom: Boredom fuels imagination and creativity
October 8, 2013
See creativity soar when you take away extracurricular activities and electronics, leaving your kids with only one thing: Their imagination.
Why Chicago is the best place to be a parent
September 13, 2013
Beth Prystowsky loves Chicago almost as much as she loves her kids. She shares her reasons why parenting in this great city is the best.