Erin Skibinski

Chicago Parent Blog Network blogger

Erin Skibinski, a native to Chicago's far South Suburbs, has enjoyed creating her online presence with two successful blogs, Home Everyday and ChicagoNow's South of I-80. According to her husband, Erin is addicted to DIY, comedy, cooking, and reading. She currently resides in Frankfort with her handy husband, and three adorable children all born in a span of 33 months (yes, she realizes this is insane).

E-mail Erin at [email protected]

Past articles

Picture-perfect holiday shopping at Frankfort Midnight Madness

Beautifully decorated streets, a cup of hot coffee in your hand, bags and bags of gifts. There's nothing like a classic holiday shopping experience to get you in the mood to celebrate.  Read...

 

New Year’s resolution: Take care of thyself from today

Give yourself a break and take a breath. Enjoy each day as it comes and don't worry about tomorrow. Begin your NYE resolution today, and take care of yourself. Read...

 

Halloween craft: Teal trick-or-treat bags for Chicago's allergy sufferers

Erin is taking the popular #TealPumpkinProject one step further with this craft for trick-or-treaters who suffer from allergies.  Read...

 

Teal Pumpkin Project: Halloween for Chicago kids with food allergies

Halloween can be a tricky time for kids with food allergies. The Teal Pumpkin Project is looking to change that.  Read...

 

Why do Chicago parents put themselves last?

You're a great parent. Want to be an even better one? Take care of yourself first, at least every once in a while. Your kids will thank you.  Read...

 

Chicago mom sends hugs through the mail

Whether you're in the midst of back-to-school chaos or just seem to be having a bad week, an unexpected greeting card from a friend can quickly turn your mood around. Read...

 

5 tips for the first day of school from a Chicago mom and former teacher

Ease nerves and start the year off right with these helpful tips for the first day of school. Read...

 

The calm before the back-to-school storm in Chicago

Instead of stressing about all of the things that need to be done before the kids head back to school, Erin is choosing to savor the last few days of summer instead.  Read...

 

5 essentials for a Chicago family road trip

Road tripping with kids is a big undertaking. Make sure to pack these five must-haves to ensure a fun time for all.  Read...

 
 







 
 
 
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